Commentary

Commentary is the blog of Paul Faoro, CUPE BC President

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NOVEMBER 2, 2015

How not to invest in public infrastructure

The following column from Mark Hancock ran in the Vancouver Sun on Monday, November 2. When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...

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OCTOBER 21, 2015

Fletcher offers a solution in search of a problem

CUPE BC President Mark Hancock recently responded to an opinion piece by Black Press reporter/columnist Tom Fletcher. Our response, which...

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OCTOBER 6, 2015

Voter turnout will make the difference

October 19—your date with a ballot box I’m going to start this column with some math. Maybe not my strongest...

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OCTOBER 6, 2015

Thank you, Paul Moist

CUPE BC’s letter to outgoing national president BURNABY - Paul Moist, national president of CUPE, announced his retirement yesterday, effective...

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JUNE 17, 2015

CFIB’s call for wage cuts means discrimination against women, minorities

Late last month, as the Federation of Canadian Municipalities gathered for its annual meeting, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business...

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APRIL 30, 2015

Never too early for election readiness

Fall federal vote will be critical to our future  Welcome to the Convention 2015 edition of Public Employee. If you’re a...

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JANUARY 19, 2015

A reality check for the neo-con set

Municipal wages withstand negative Fraser Institute 'spin' In November, thousands of British Columbians put their names forward to run as...

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JANUARY 12, 2015

Southern Railway is no victim—David Black

COPE 378 President David Black, in a letter to the editor of the New Westminster Record, takes on Southern Railway’s misleading claim...

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SEPTEMBER 29, 2014

Portland Hotel Society workers lead by example

If you were a delegate to CUPE BC’s convention in April, you know all about the Portland Hotel Society and...