Speaking up on behalf of aboriginal children

Today the Winnepeg Free Press reported that “Child rights’ advocates are hoping to shame the federal government into improving the treatment of aboriginal children.The First Nations [...]


Diab update from TASC

Despite incredibly “Weak Case,” Hassan Diab Forced to Keep Resisting Extradition to France report from Matthew Behrens of the Campaign to Stop Secret Trials in Canada, tasc@web.ca [...]


Abousfian Abdelrazik Speaks in Toronto

Forwarded from TASC Delist and Desist!Stop Canadian Involvement in Torture.Abousfian Abdelrazik Speaks in TorontoWith an Introduction by Dr. Sherene Razack Thursday, October 8, 2009, 7:15 [...]


Will technology provide the means to a renewal of participatory democracy?

Forwarding on a press release that I got in my email today about an interesting presentation in virtual reality. I have been thinking a lot lately about the almost religious fervor people have [...]


IBM Workers to stage virtual strike in Second Life

The calendar is on the wall for strike planning, the strike headquarters is ready, even the T-shirts on on the rack ready to be donned. It’s just another day in union organizing, right? [...]


Bottled Water Boycott

I have been viewing with interest the development of a broadbased boycott of bottled water. When the United Church of Canada announced their endorsement of a boycott of bottled water, the issue [...]


New idea in the fight against false self-employment

Here’s a new strategy for activists who want to fight back against this employment problem in Canada. When businesses represent workers as self-employed when they meet all the requirements [...]


Has a Canadian employer deprived you of contributions to EI and CPP?

If you’ve been a victim of the growing problem of false self-employment there IS something you can do. While legitimate self-employment has some benefits for workers, too many vulnerable [...]


Ornstein Report : Ethno-Racial Groups in Toronto, 1971-2001: A Demographic and Socio-Economic Profile–Laidlaw Panel Discussion April 25,2006

On April 25, 2006 the Laidlaw Foundation presented a forum at Innis Town Hall focusing on the findings of Dr. Michael Ornstein published in his report: Ethno-Racial Groups in Toronto, 1971-2001: [...]



Maybe because yesterday was my birthday I’m thinking about the ageism that I’ve been encountering in recent years. The Ontario Human Rights Commission asks the following: Have you [...]

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