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Canadian Unions: From Repression and Resistance to the Right to Strike

The history of Canadian unions is a long and storied one. The Canadian labour movement of the  past was a fusion of many disparate groups, often at odds with one another. For many years, the law was inhospitable to unions, with the balance tilted in favour of employers and government. Since the mid-twentieth century, trade […]

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Paul Maas
Paul Maas is a law student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. This article was produced as a project in the Pro Bono Students Canada program.
 

Owen Le Blanc
Owen Leblanc is a law student at the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Alberta. This article was produced as a project in the Pro Bono Students Canada program.
 

Job Candidates Deserve Fair Treatment of Their Applications

I have applied for many jobs in both the private and public sectors in Canada. Some were full-time, most were part-time. Several employers follow a long, drawn-out application process involving several phases: asking for numerous personal and work experience referees;written examinations; telephone calls;  and occasionally requiring flights out of province or drives to other cities […]

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Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal
Peter Bowal is a Professor of Law at the Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta.
 

Tips and Gratuities – Some Taxing Issues

A Simple Gift, Right? In 2012, Statistics Canada estimated the total underground economy in Canada to be $42.4 billion. What comprises this significant amount? It has been a very popular and strong focus in recent years to attribute this activity to high net worth individuals, business owners and offshore tax evasion. However, it is not […]

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Caitlin Butler
Caitlin Butler, CPA, CA, is a designated accountant splitting her time between Vancouver, British Columbia and Edmonton, Alberta. She is a member of the Video Tax News editorial board and is a co-writer and presenter of the Video Tax News National Personal Tax and Corporate Tax update courses.
 


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