Former Vancouver NPA mayoral candidate condemns NPA director’s anti-homeless comments as ‘disgusting’ and ‘out of touch’
PressProgressDirector of Vancouver’s NPA municipal party encourages people to “start harassing” homeless “low-lifes”:
“Tell them to leave, tell them they aren’t welcome to degrade our neighbourhoods.”
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“Would it have been better if I didn’t tick it? Sure, and I wish I probably hadn’t. I probably did it late at night.”
PressProgressNEW: The Chair of the University of British Columbia’s Board of Governors says he ‘regrets’ liking a number of tweets criticizing Black Lives Matter.
One tweet compared Black Lives Matter to Adolf Hitler’s ‘paramilitary wing’.
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Corporate boards of directors at Canada’s four biggest for-profit nursing home chains are dominated by real estate developers
PressProgressOver 90% of corporate directors at Canada’s biggest for-profit nursing homes have no real medical qualifications.
Despite holding life-and-death decision-making power, their boards are largely dominated by real estate developers.
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Amazon notified Bolton, Ontairo warehouse workers that two more workers tested positive for COVID-19 this week
PressProgressNEW: Amazon confirms two more workers have tested positive for COVID-19 at one of its Ontario warehouses.
Amazon is now asking workers to ‘stay home’ if they feel sick. Just one small problem: Amazon cut their unpaid leave last month.
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New report highlights how the ‘modern conservative movement’ has been built on the backs of public sector workers
PressProgressAlberta public pension manager that lost billions made big investments in conservative donors’ companies, says new report.
It highlights how the ‘modern conservative movement’ has been built on the backs of public sector workers:
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