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Government Intervenes in College Strike Situation

THUNDER BAY – The Ontario Government has introduced back to work legislation to end the strike at Ontario Colleges.   The Ontario government will be introducing legislation that would end the college labour dispute and return Ontario college students to the classroom. The legislation would require Ontario’s 24 colleges to resume operations, ensuring students are able

Posted 17 November 2017 by in Featured
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A United Nations logo is seen on a glass door in the Assembly Building at the United Nations headquarters in New York City September 18, 2015. As leaders from almost 200 nations gather for the annual general assembly at the United Nations, the world body created 70 years ago, Reuters photographer Mike Segar documented quieter moments at the famed 18-acre headquarters on Manhattan's East Side. The U.N., established as the successor to the failed League of Nations after World War Two to prevent a similar conflict from occurring again, attracts more than a million visitors every year to its iconic New York site. The marathon of speeches and meetings this year will address issues from the migrant crisis in Europe to climate change and the fight against terrorism. REUTERS/Mike SegarPICTURE 13 OF 30 FOR WIDER IMAGE STORY "INSIDE THE UNITED NATIONS HEADQUARTERS"SEARCH "INSIDE UN" FOR ALL IMAGES - RTX1SAQ1

French President Naïve about UN Climate Science Body

Macron unaware how IPCC has deceived the world By Dr. Tim Ball and Tom Harris OTTAWA – OPINION – On Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron told the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, that France would cover the cost of U.S. donations to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that President Donald

Posted 17 November 2017 by in Climate
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Poverty Reduction Strategy Endorses $15 Minimum Wage

THUNDER BAY – The Lakehead Social Planning Council states that “Everyone wins when workers receive fair wages”. Thunder Bay Poverty Reduction Strategy has endorsed the $15 and Fairness Campaign. The Campaign includes an increase in the minimum wage in Ontario to $15 an hour, as well as ensuring workplace fairness – decent hours, paid sick

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