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ICBC workers stage job action today

September 18, 2012
ICBC workers stage job action today

Expect delays today at ICBC claims centres across B.C. Global TV BC News

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Protesters demand action for the homeless

September 16, 2012

Three hundred and fifty people chanted and waved signs in the heart of the Downtown Eastside this afternoon, demanding action for the homeless. News1130: Recent News Articles

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Protesters stage Coast Guard station sit-in to spur action

September 15, 2012
Protesters stage Coast Guard station sit-in to spur action

Opposition to the planned closure of the Kitsilano Coast Guard station continued Saturday afternoon as more than a dozen people — including union leaders, fishermen and boat operators — staged a sit-in at the facility. CBC | British Columbia News

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Canada’s largest public sector union to hold day of action Saturday

September 15, 2012

Thousands are expected at nationwide rallies Saturday — as members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada fight planned cuts. New Democrat MP Kennedy Stewart says local rallies are planned for Vancouver and Surrey. “Speaking out really against the public sector service cuts that we’ve been having, really that the Harper government’s been inflicting on [...]

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Victoria bus drivers favour strike action

September 13, 2012
Victoria bus drivers favour strike action

Victoria bus drivers have voted 98-per cent in favour of job action, but only if necessary. Contract talks broke down last week. BC Transit (not Translink on the Island) proposed a wage increase of one-per cent over three years. The drivers want more and improved contract language dealing with contracting out.   CKNW Vancouver News

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