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Ahead of Ontario’s budget vote, NDP leader heeds physicians’ call for fair taxation

On the eve of the confidence vote for the Ontario provincial budget, provincial NDP leader Andrea Horwath is ramping up the pressure to negotiate key budget changes in exchange for NDP support.  If the Liberals fail to garner NDP support … Continue reading

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So, friends, every day do something that won’t compute: know the land

Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die. And you will have a window in your head. Not even your future will be a … Continue reading

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Asbestos: Death, made in Canada

Asbestos, a group of minerals that became popular because of their tensile strength and usefulness in cement and road construction, is now a known cancer-causing agent. Despite this, the World Health Organization estimates that 125 million people world-wide remain exposed … Continue reading

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