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Do our soldiers need a union?

Do our soldiers need a union?
"There's absolutely no reason, within the realm of Canadian Charter rights or natural justice, that would prevent Canadian Armed Forces members from organizing and collectively bargaining for their rights and benefits," says retired air force captain …
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A New Economic System, A New Society
The revelations of Edward Snowden have shown that the number of people involved in secret operations of the United States government is now as large as the entire population of Norway: roughly 5 million. … Furthermore, President Obama has initiated …
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Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement—Investor-State Dispute Settlement Provisions
Hon TIM GROSER : It may assist members if I explain that I have received advice from our international trade lawyers, who, given their track record, are as good as anybody's in the world, that the agreements that are pursuant to the energy charter …
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Jobs data big in week ahead, but no slam dunk for rate hike
The July employment report in the coming week might in some ways be like a jump ball in the final minutes of a tied basketball game. That's because there's an atmosphere of August madness around the final few pieces of data the Fed has left to consider …
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Charter Agrees to Buy Time Warner Cable for Billion
Pay TV companies such as Time Warner Cable and Charter have been experiencing slowing growth in recent years as customers access TV shows and movies over the Internet through services provided by companies such as Netflix Inc and Hulu.
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Netflix Supports Charter Acquisition of Time Warner Cable
Netflix, a vocal opponent of Comcast's failed bid for Time Warner Cable, supports Charter's quest to do the same in a deal that would create another cable giant. In a filing with the Federal Communications Commission Wednesday, the online video company …
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Battle lines drawn over Ex-Im renewal
A clear majority of both the House and Senate support the Export-Import Bank, whose charter expired last month and rendered the agency unable to underwrite any new loans. Sixty House Republicans have publicly supported the bank, and 180 House …
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Time to quit
Of his 28 employees, only three do not smoke. In much of …. Many countries treat e-cigarettes just as they do regular cigarettes; some treat them as medical products; and several, including Australia, Brazil, Switzerland and Norway, ban their sale …
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Winter Olympics 2022: Beijing chosen by IOC
IOC President Thomas Bach has stressed that the Olympic Charter of tolerance and no discrimination would apply to any successful bidder. In its 2014 World Report, Human Rights Watch called Kazakhstan's record "poor" in citing a crackdown on free speech …
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Netflix has a billion warchest. Look out HBO
The show, about a New York gangster seeking a new life under a witness protection program in Norway, was the first series Netflix bought that had never aired first on a traditional TV or cable network. Although Netflix never announced how many viewers …
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2015 US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue
And with Secretary Lew, I just say to our Chinese friends, I notice you looking at the Secretary on crutches and our Secretary of Commerce on crutches – it's a difficult job in Washington. (Laughter.) We play it very – Hank Paulson can tell you it's a …
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Ethiopia: Preventing Avoidable Maternal Deaths
In December 2014, MSF initiated a program that brings traditional birth attendants (TBAs) together to work as educators in its community health promotion. Eleven TBAs were identified and trained, and each was deployed to one of Dolo Ado's 11 villages.
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