Putting the mask on TTC subway air pollution

By Donna Burman, member of ATU Local 113 Recently, a study led by University of Toronto (U of T) chemical engineer Greg Evans published in Environmental Science and Technology demonstrated that that trains and platforms of the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) have higher levels of… Read More

Raise wages not sea levels

By Octavian Cadabeschi On July 4, 400 Vancouverites gathered on sunset beach, joining communities across Canada in a nationwide day of protest to stand up for jobs, justice, and climate action. Protests overlooked English Bay, the site of April’s bunker fuel spill, where the bulk… Read More

Line 9 and the Labour Movement

Earlier this winter Rankandfile.ca sat down with Herman Rosenfeld, a former CAW staffer and current member of the Greater Toronto Workers’ Assembly to discuss the politics of pipelines and the environment within the labour movement. He authored an article entitled “Stop Line 9 Should Be… Read More

Stop Line 9 Should Be Labour’s Demand

By Herman Rosenfeld One would have hoped that Canada’s newest and largest private sector union – UNIFOR, made up of the former Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) and Communications, Energy and Paperworkers (CEP) unions – would have been out front in the growing movement against Enbridge’s Line… Read More