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Nathan Lambert

National Day of Mourning – Tuesday April 28 2015

By General News

April 28 is the National Day of Mourning for workers killed or injured on the job.  The National Day of Mourning was first declared in 1984 by the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC).  The date, April 28 was picked because it was this day in 1914 that the Workers’ Compensation Act received its third reading.  In December 1990, the Workers Mourning Day Act was passed, officially recognizing April 28 as a National observance. When the CLC…

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Fight the Threat to Health Care–Public Presentation April 16

By General News

Northerners will hear how to fight the threats to universal health care at a public presentation Wednesday April 16 at 7 PM in the Northern United Place Auditorium. The event is part of the national campaign to strengthen and reform Medicare following the federal government’s failure to renew the Canada Health Accord. Alternatives North and the Canadian Health Coalition (CHC) are the co-sponsors. The federal-provincial-territorial Health Accord provided stable federal funding, and set national standards,…

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