Tuesday Jun 28, 2022

As Mounties celebrate pay raise, municipalities look to upcoming budget for federal help

Thousands of Mounties will see their salaries rise after today thanks to the force’s first-ever collective agreement — but the group that represents municipalities across the country says many towns and cities need federal help to foot the bill. Last summer, the federal government and the union representing RCMP members ratified an agreement to deliver a sizeable […]

Canada’s new climate plan demonstrates the price we pay for procrastination

Addressing unnamed politicians who would say that the current moment — with the war in Ukraine stoking inflation and driving up gas prices — is a bad time for fighting climate change, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told his audience in Vancouver on Tuesday that “this is no time for excuses.” “The question is not whether we keep […]

In India, millions of people are on strike for better pay and labour rights

Millions of workers began a nationwide two-day strike across India on Monday to express their anger at the government’s economic policies and press their demands for improved rights for industrial workers, employees and farmers. About a dozen labour unions that organized the strike want the government to provide universal social security coverage for workers in the […]

Stormy Daniels Says She’d Rather Go To Jail Than Pay Donald Trump After Losing Appeal

Adult film actor Stormy Daniels said Monday she “will go to jail before I pay a penny” to Donald Trump after losing an appeal in her failed defamation lawsuit against the former president. I will go to jail before I pay a penny — Stormy Daniels (@StormyDaniels) March 22, 2022 Daniels made her defiant stand […]

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