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Don’t Kid Yourself: We All Pay for the Defunding of Higher Education
I went to McGill in the late 80s and early 90s when tuition fees were less than $1,200 a year, so with summer jobs and some parental help I graduated from my first degree debt-free. For my MA, which I took in Ontario, I worked part-time and graduated after one year with a debt of $10,000. By way of...
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Quebec Students Send a Message Against Austerity
No wonder those Quebec student protestors have been spooking the English Canadian establishment. If they get their way, the same ideas could catch on here, leaving the best-laid plans for austerity in tatters. What seems to particularly gall some English Canadian commentators is the fact that the...
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'Locavorism on the Rise Everywhere': US Consumers Turn to Smaller, Local Farms
New index ranks states using government agricultural and population data
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Quebec Student Protests Mark 'Maple Spring' in Canada
A revolt against a government tuition fee hike is growing into Occupy-inspired dissent against austerity and inequality
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Quebec Spring: Students Back on the Streets in Ongoing Struggle Against Tuition Hikes
Breakdown in talks over tuition fee increases leads to continuing fury on the streets
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Student Protesters in Montreal Stage 'Marathon' Day of Action
On strike over tuition fee increase, organizers commit to “marathon of intensive vindication”
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Where Are Our Jobs Going to Come From?
As scandalous as Stephen Harper’s fighter jet plan has been (and even more wasteful is his $9 billion expenditure on jails we don’t need) there’s a larger issue: The economy is not growing fast enough to create enough jobs for Canadian workers. The number of jobless is higher than suggested by the...
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Tens of Thousands Rally in Quebec Against Tuition Increases
Following weeks of protests, today's rally markest biggest protest yet
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Ottawa’s Focus on Alberta Oilsands is Killing Manufacturing Jobs in Eastern Canada, Economists Say
You know that old saying, “When the U.S. sneezes, Canada catches a cold.” It still applies. The United States remains our biggest trading partner. What happens there affects everything from our tourism to our exports. But now, Canada is facing a bigger threat to its economic health. It’s called...
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Poll: Most Canadians Oppose Fracking
Maude Barlow: "It’s time for the federal government to listen and ban the practice”
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