• Magazine

    A penny a poppy

    Millions of Canada’s plastic Remembrance Day poppies have been made by prisoners and people labelled with intellectual/developmental disabilities, who are paid pennies on the hour. It’s part of a long history of prisons and institutions using poverty to control disabled and criminalized workers.

  • Sask Dispatch

    The Fight for $15 in Saskatchewan

    Saskatchewan has the second-lowest minimum wage in the country – but there’s hope in a fledgling fight for a living wage.

  • Magazine

    We Won’t Back Down

    The Fight for $15 in Ontario reminds us that when employers go on the attack or cry wolf about economic crises, workers need not back down.

  • Online-only

    Making Sense of the Unifor–CLC Split

    A disaffiliation that threatens union power in a vulnerable time.

  • Magazine

    What’s at Stake in the Fight for $15?

    As the fight for a $15/hour minimum wage heats up in Canada, what lessons can low-wage workers learn from the successes of the movement in the U.S.?

  • Online-only

    Forget Andrew Coyne, Alberta still needs to raise the minimum wage

    The struggle for a higher minimum wage isn’t just about poverty reduction – it’s about building worker power.