Andrew Cash wants the federal government to regulate unpaid internships and a Toronto-based labour lawyer is backing the idea. Cash, the Davenport MP, tabled Bill C-542, An Act to Establish a National Urban Workers Strategy. The private member’s bill aims to provide protections for part-time, contract and self-employed workers as well as interns. While labour and internships are mostly a […]
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By Mitchell Cohen and Josh Kolm
Both the Liberals and the NDP have nominated candidates for an upcoming federal byelection in Toronto Centre, the downtown riding that includes Ryerson. On Sunday the Liberal party selected Chrystia Freeland, a former Reuters journalist and author. The New Democrats choose Linda McQuaig, who is also a journalist and has published several books. The two nominations were watched closely. McQuaig […]