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Labour Views – November 23, 2016: Make Canada Democratic Again

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By Jack Bourassa, Regional Executive Vice President for the North (as published in the Yellowknifer, November 23, 2016) Trumpocalypse, #RIPUSA, and many other striking hashtags were trending on social media on November 8th 2016. Bewilderment rippled worldwide. Aside from the myriad of socio-economic issues that led to Trump’s election, one evident cause stood out. Hillary Clinton got 47.7% of the vote. Donald Trump got 47.5% of the vote. Donald Trump won the U.S. Presidency due to…

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Labour Views – November 9, 2016: Humanities Collective Objectives – Because it’s almost 2017

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Labour Views – November 9, 2016 Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President, Northern Territories Federation of Labour Humanities Collective Objectives – Because it’s almost 2017 It’s almost the end of 2016, and soon we’ll be hearing “Because, it’s 2017”, yet every time I hear this I can’t help but think that the year is irrelevant in justifying the removal of systemic barriers within our outdated form of social governance – especially when humanity struggles to meet…

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Postal Banking and the future of Canada Post – From anywhere… to everyone.

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LABOUR VIEWS: June 22, 2016 Postal Banking and the future of Canada Post – From anywhere… to everyone. Written by: Alexander Lambrecht, President Northern Territories Federation of Labour  In 1981 the Canada Post Act came into effect demolishing the Post Office Department of Canada. Since then Canada Post has evolved and modernized its operations, however, over the last few years many tactics have been employed by Canada Post to reduce expenses, increase revenue and eliminate…

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