Harper LabourMin Lisa Raitt apparently got into it with disgruntled Air Canada employees last night at Toronto airport. Three Air Canada employees apparently greeted Raitt with a round of slow-clapping, saying “Great Job.”
Raitt reportedly took exception and asked that the RCMP “arrest these animals.” Then again, they were union members, and in HarperLand that’s . . . → Read More: The Disaffected Lib: HarperLand’s View of Organized Labour – They’re "Animals"
Within two months Canada’s ruling Conservative Party rejected government intervention in one labour dispute and leapt at the chance to intervene in another.
In January a manufacturing plant owned by Electro-Motive Diesel, a private company that had received millions in government tax breaks announced it was laying off 450 employees. On January 31st . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: The Politics of Conservatives is Big Business
Marking a complete reversal by the Conservatives in intergovernmental relations, on Friday the process of creating a new health agreement between the federal government and the provinces will be announced.
This will be a dramatic change from the Conservatives’ position on health care made just months earlier when Finance Minister Jim Flaherty told the . . . → Read More: The Scott Ross: The National Concerns of Busting Unions & Health Care