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Last week for the third time , since the Harper governmentÂ won their majority position, the Canadian government has played a major role in stopping national strike actionÂ – twice with Air Canada and once with Canada Post Corporation. This represents a fundamental altering of the rules.
Yesterday, CBC’sÂ The Sunday Edition, hosted a fascinating discussion on the state of collective bargaining in Canada. Michael Enright interviews Brian Langille, a professor of labour law at U of T and Nancy Rich, a Canadian labour activist. Worth a listen [starts at minute 5]. Has the strike had its day? Some chilling insights and predictions.