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OFL Says Liberal Bill Must Be First Step Towards Stronger Protections for ... - Marketwired (press release)

Wed, 2013/12/04 - 4:51pm

Toronto Star

OFL Says Liberal Bill Must Be First Step Towards Stronger Protections for ...
Marketwired (press release)
4, 2013) - Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) President Sid Ryan welcomes long overdue protections for vulnerable workers, but cautions that new legislation introduced by the governing Liberals today does not go far enough to protect workers from ...
Protecting Ontario's Vulnerable WorkersNorthumberlandView.ca

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Anti-gentrification forces smash restaurant windows in Montreal neighbourhood ... - National Post

Tue, 2013/12/03 - 1:18am

National Post

Anti-gentrification forces smash restaurant windows in Montreal neighbourhood ...
National Post
One of the restaurants hit, Bistro In Vivo, functions as a co-operative; its website provides directions by public transit and bike path but not by car. “We do not understand, because these are not multinationals,” the borough mayor said. ... Jonathan ...
Shops vandalized over gentrificationCTV News

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Shops vandalized over gentrification - CTV News

Mon, 2013/12/02 - 1:47pm

NEWS.com.au

Shops vandalized over gentrification
CTV News
Community leaders say they're not backing down and are committed to bringing new life to Hochelaga Maisonneuve, an unmistakable change with new condos and storefronts popping up along Ontario St. At an emergency press conference Sunday, ...
Anti-gentrification forces smash restaurant windows in Montreal neighbourhood ...National Post

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HoMa coalition formed in face of anti-gentrification violence - CTV News

Sun, 2013/12/01 - 11:10pm

HoMa coalition formed in face of anti-gentrification violence
CTV News
Community leaders say they're not backing down and are committed to bringing new life to Hochelaga Maisonneuve, an unmistakable change with new condos and storefronts popping up along Ontario St. At an emergency press conference Sunday, ...

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Regional Council Approves Peel's 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan - Region of Peel (press release)

Fri, 2013/11/29 - 9:11pm

Regional Council Approves Peel's 10-year Housing and Homelessness Plan
Region of Peel (press release)
This community plan builds on the Ontario government's Long Term Affordable Housing Strategy, which aims to transform the housing system and put people first. Ontario's strategy means more flexible funding ... It also recognizes the importance of ...
Region adopts 10-year affordable housing planBrampton Guardian

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Region adopts 10-year affordable housing plan - Brampton Guardian

Fri, 2013/11/29 - 9:08pm

Region adopts 10-year affordable housing plan
Brampton Guardian
Beginning in 2014, the 10-year plan will set out a framework for an integrated housing system that builds on Ontario's long-term housing strategy and that municipal leaders said strives to “transform the housing system and put people first ...

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Heidi Friesen-Kobayashi: Feisty spirit embraced the journey - Ottawa Citizen

Fri, 2013/11/29 - 6:14pm

Ottawa Citizen

Heidi Friesen-Kobayashi: Feisty spirit embraced the journey
Ottawa Citizen
Born in 1956 in Winnipeg, of Russian Mennonite heritage, Heidi Friesen spent her earliest years on the aboriginal reserves of Bearskin Lake in Northern Ontario, where her father taught school. The family — Heidi had four siblings — also eventually ...

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Feisty spirit embraced the journey - Ottawa Citizen

Fri, 2013/11/29 - 5:39pm

Ottawa Citizen

Feisty spirit embraced the journey
Ottawa Citizen
Born in 1956 in Winnipeg, of Russian Mennonite heritage, Heidi Friesen spent her earliest years on the aboriginal reserves of Bearskin Lake in Northern Ontario, where her father taught school. The family — Heidi had four siblings — also eventually ...

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IMF-Canada-2013 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission - HispanicBusiness.com

Thu, 2013/11/28 - 10:19am

IMF-Canada-2013 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission
HispanicBusiness.com
While residential investment and house price growth continued to moderate in 2013, elevated levels of household debt and high valuations in a number of housing markets remain a potential vulnerability. .... Establishing independent budget offices at ...

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Hundreds of Demonstrators Call on Stephen Harper not to drop Social Housing - Canada NewsWire (press release)

Wed, 2013/11/27 - 7:00pm

Hundreds of Demonstrators Call on Stephen Harper not to drop Social Housing
Canada NewsWire (press release)
The event, which drew hundreds of demonstrators from across Quebec, began in front of a housing co-op in Gatineau that will soon lose its federal subsidies. The FRAPRU ... Of those, 228,000 households are located in Quebec and 274,000 in Ontario.

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OMB hearing held on Ghent Ave. townhouses - InsideHalton.com

Wed, 2013/11/27 - 4:18pm

OMB hearing held on Ghent Ave. townhouses
InsideHalton.com
An Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing on a Ghent Avenue townhouse development was scheduled for four days this week, but wrapped up after three and a half hours on Tuesday. Steven Stefanko, OMB vice-chair, requested the involved parties ... She ...

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Canada: 2013 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission - EIN News (press release)

Wed, 2013/11/27 - 3:59pm

Canada: 2013 Article IV Consultation Concluding Statement of the Mission
EIN News (press release)
While residential investment and house price growth continued to moderate in 2013, elevated levels of household debt and high valuations in a number of housing markets remain a potential vulnerability. .... Establishing independent budget offices at ...

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Morning Brief –November 26, 2013 - iPolitics.ca (subscription)

Tue, 2013/11/26 - 4:00pm

Morning Brief –November 26, 2013
iPolitics.ca (subscription)
No change in Commons makeup, but Trudeau emerges the by-election victor — Flaherty has lots of money to play with — AG report out today — Ontario miffed over Harper's Ring of Fire comments — Iran deal could crush fracking — Scotland lays out ...

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Filene Research Institute Names Financial Access Initiative Executive Director ... - PR Web (press release)

Mon, 2013/11/25 - 8:19am

Filene Research Institute Names Financial Access Initiative Executive Director ...
PR Web (press release)
Christopher Nicholls, a Professor of Law at Western University in Ontario, Canada, where he is the Stephen Dattels Chair in corporate finance law. He focuses on finance and securities regulation, and financial innovation ... About Filene: Filene ...

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Good Life: Building seniors housing, co-operatively - Cowichan News Leader Pictorial

Sun, 2013/11/24 - 7:09pm

Good Life: Building seniors housing, co-operatively
Cowichan News Leader Pictorial
Good Life: Building seniors housing, co-operatively. Kevin Harding of the B.C. Co-operative Association led recent discussion at Duncan United Church about starting a Cowichan co-op for seniors home care, and eventually a seniors co-op housing complex ...

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The Return of Russian Hard Power? - Daily Beast

Sun, 2013/11/24 - 4:31am

The Return of Russian Hard Power?
Daily Beast
Before and during the exercise, Estonian and Latvian government websites were hit with distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks and NATO's Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence (CCD COE), which is based in Tallinn, was erroneously linked ...

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Housing activists renew their call for a Canadian national housing strategy - rabble.ca (blog)

Sat, 2013/11/23 - 2:55pm

rabble.ca (blog)

Housing activists renew their call for a Canadian national housing strategy
rabble.ca (blog)
"We need a plan funded by the federal government to end homelessness in Canada because housing is a right," said Dirks at the Toronto National Housing Day rally in Dundas Square organized by the Right to Housing Coalition Ontario, a group comprised of ...

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Filene Research Institute Welcomes Western University Professor of Law ... - PR Web (press release)

Sat, 2013/11/23 - 8:03am

Filene Research Institute Welcomes Western University Professor of Law ...
PR Web (press release)
“When searching out new research fellows, we look for people that are visionaries in their fields and passionate about building the future of cooperative finance,” said Mark Meyer, CEO at Filene. “Christopher's expertise in financial regulation and ...

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Employers snapping up MBA grads - The Globe and Mail

Fri, 2013/11/22 - 10:52pm

Employers snapping up MBA grads
The Globe and Mail
Beyond the strong performance of her province's economy, she credits the growth of co-op programs (with undergraduates and MBA students working for prospective employers before graduation) for assisting recent graduates in their job search. This year ...

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Tech entrepreneurs revive communal living - Kitsap Sun

Fri, 2013/11/22 - 4:14pm

Tech entrepreneurs revive communal living
Kitsap Sun
Tom Currier, a 22-year-old who dropped out of Stanford's computer science program when he earned a $100,000 Thiel fellowship, runs four large tech houses in the area -- and is talking about getting a similar place in Tahoe. Young technocrats are taking ...

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