Province of Alberta prepares to fine public sector strikers, or anyone suggesting a strike
Two laws limiting union rights that are about to come into effect in the western Canadian province of Alberta have sparked demonstrations and opposition party condemnation.
Introduced by the ruling Progressive Conservative party of Premier Alison Redford, Bill 46 will impose a collective agreement on the province's public sector employees, if no agreement is reached by January 31, ...
Domestic violence has a profound effect on work say Canadian researchers and they are launching a survey to find out more. The online survey invites responses from any worker over the age of 15 whether or not they have personally experienced such violence or witnessed it.
Foreign Minister: Canada will support democratic development in Ukraine
"We're committed to work with the people of Ukraine in its democratic development and that's a long-term commitment," said Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird on Wednesday (December 4) speaking to reporters from Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine.
The Foreign Affairs Minister is in Kiev for the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Ministerial Council.
A huge mural celebrating diversity in Montreal, in the mostly French-speaking province of Quebec, was defaced this week.
Last summer some 160 local artists worked to create the colourful 80 metre long mural showing a range of cultural and ethnic groups in the community of Point St Charles, a borough in the south-west of the city
Reliving the Rwandan genocide and the recent suicides of three Afghan war veterans have made sleep difficult for retired Lieutenant-General Roméo Dallaire and that, he says, caused him to nod off while driving to work. Dallaire, now a senator, was unhurt in the accident.
“I fell asleep at the wheel and crashed into the barrier near the ...
More than half a million 15 year-olds from 65 countries took part in the latest Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) education survey. The survey, taken every three years is called PISA- the Programme for International Student Assessment
Tests are done every three years and this year the focus was on mathematics although reading and science knowledge and ...