The Gilded Age of the 1920s is back for the super-rich while the middle class treads water or struggles to keep from sliding backward.
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A $35,000-a-year caregiver in a nursing home doesn’t usually get much news coverage.
'This is a great opportunity to voice your support for Medicare and send a message about the kind of health care system you want!'
Take two minutes to e-mail Prime Minister Stephen Harper demanding that the Canada Health Act be enforced.
'There will be a major human and economic cost if deficits are eliminated before a real recovery has been achieved.' - Andrew Jackson.
"Dwight Duncan is cutting almost $5 billion in corporate taxes in the next three years despite Ontario having one of the lowest tax rates in the industrialized world." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
'We're a 130,000 member union and we are also working together with other unions to make sure our message is heard.'
BC Health Coalition calls on province to reverse its directive requiring health authorities to charge fees to patients who need hospital care to recover from illness or injury.
Alberta government increasing long-term care fees by three per cent. A seniors advocate says the increase is "unconscionable."
Eye-opening website lets employees see the annual cumulative losses a public sector freeze will mean to their personal purchasing power.