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Fighting the Plan to End Door-to-Door Delivery

By Carole Pearson
"Letter mail volumes are down but parcel volumes are going through the roof," says Janet Barney, a part-time letter carrier. She questions Canada Post's claim that it needs to stanch revenue losses and drop door-to-door delivery. Indeed, the Crown corporation's revenue projections seem off, by a long shot.

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Migrant and Canadian Workers Forge Solidarity

By Claire Mummé, Chris Ramsaroop and Melisa LaRue
There are few reported instances of alliances between migrant workers and Canadian workers, and of thinking about how the two groups could come together. In June of 2014, an opportunity arose to do just that in the Windsor-Essex region of Ontario.
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STAND UP FOR TEACHERS
An Interview with Comedian/Teacher Paul Bae

By Janet Nicol
"It was my mother's idea for me to be a comedian," Bae says. But back in the 1990s, Bae had other ideas. He wanted to become a teacher. He says his parents tried to talk him out of it.
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