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What’s at stake at Canada Post?

The Canadian Union of Postal Workers is currently engaged in collective bargaining with Canada Post. Unlike in previous rounds, the contracts of both the Urban bargaining unit – covering about 42,000 workers – and the unit of some 8,000 Rural and Suburban Mail Carriers are being negotiated simultaneously. Here’s what’s at stake.

Courtesy of Canadian Dimension

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How to be environmentally conscious when you're young and broke

The number of environmental challenges facing the planet is daunting: There's climate change. Ocean acidification. Plastic pollution. The list goes on and on. And while plenty of young people want to leave the planet better than they found it, eco-consciousness can quickly get expensive.

Courtesy of Vice Canada

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Could Donald Trump happen in Canada? You’d be surprised

If Canada’s other national sport is thinking we’re superior to Americans, then 2016 is the game’s golden age. Watching Donald Trump carry his sideshow to the centre stage of U.S. politics is making us all feel more than a bit smug. Because something like that could never, ever happen here. A Canadian Trump? Impossible.

Courtesy of The Globe and Mail

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New revelations on earthquake dangers from fracking should spark debate

Until recently, the link between fracking and earthquakes was considered unproven. But now it has been revealed that years ago B.C. Hydro and the commission in charge of regulating British Columbia’s oil and gas industry were already discussing the danger of fracking-induced seismic activity.

Courtesy of Ricochet

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