Brian Dijkema is vice-president of external affairs at the think tank Cardus. Before joining Cardus, he worked for almost a decade in labour relations in Canada. He has worked on human rights in Latin America and China.

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The labour movement at a crossroads

There’s more to the recent split between the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and Unifor than meets the eye. On the surface, the dispute that led Canada’s largest private sector union to withdraw in January from …

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Thinking about work as more than a paycheque

Depression-era unemployment levels among young men in Alberta; 2,600 autoworkers out of work at the GM plant in Oshawa; hundreds of journalists across the country unemployed as the big machines at TorStar, Postmedia, Bell Media, …

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