Disconnected! Quebec tables Bill 492, aimed at employers
Eastern Canada

Disconnected! Quebec tables Bill 492, aimed at employers

Reading Time: 2 minutes Disconnected! Quebec tables Bill 492, aimed at employers. Working at home has blurred the lines of work-life balance At a time when a record number of Quebecers have to work from home, it is time more than ever to regulate the right to disconnect, insists the manager for Québec solidaire in matters working, Alexandre Leduc . The member Read More…

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the MMIWG report
Indigenous Breaking News

Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the MMIWG report

Reading Time: 2 minutes Today marks the 1 year anniversary of the MMIWG report. Everyone has a role to play to end violence “One year ago today, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls presented its final report – and shared with all Canadians the dark and painful experiences of violence against Indigenous women, girls, Read More…

Karen Hogan appointed Canada’s new Auditor General
Breaking News

Karen Hogan appointed Canada’s new Auditor General

Reading Time: < 1 minute Karen Hogan appointed Canada’s new Auditor General. Hogan replaces interim ADG Sylvain Ricard Today Prime Minister Trudeau welcomed the appointment of Karen Hogan as Canada’s new Auditor General. This appointment is effective June 8, 2020. The Prime Minister also expressed his gratitude to Sylvain Ricard, who has been serving as Interim Auditor General since March Read More…

Coronavirus shrinks Switzerland's first-quarter GDP by 2.6 %.
COVID-19 Europe

Coronavirus shrinks Switzerland’s first-quarter GDP by 2.6 %.

Reading Time: 2 minutes Coronavirus shrinks Switzerland’s first-quarter GDP by 2.6 %. Food & Service sector hit hardest, 23.4% fall Switzerland’s GDP fell by –2.6 % in the 1st quarter of 2020, after rising by +0.3% in the previous quarter*. Due to the coronavirus pandemic and the measures to contain it, economic activity in March was severely restricted. The Read More…

Malawi: Ensure Free, Fair, Safe Elections
Africa

Malawi: Ensure Free, Fair, Safe Elections

Reading Time: 3 minutes Malawi: Ensure Free, Fair, Safe Elections. Malawi has a deadly history of violence against politicians Opposition Malawi Congress Party leader Lazarus Chakwera addresses supporters after a court annulled the May 2019 presidential vote that declared Peter Mutharika a winner, in Lilongwe, Malawi, February 4, 2020. © REUTERS/Eldson Chagara Safeguard Citizens Against Violence During Presidential Rerun Vote Read More…