The beginning of labour unrest?
What is behind the government's intervention in the negotiations between
Air Canada and its flight attendants? We ask Labour minister Lisa Raitt about
the criteria she uses to determine whether or not she'll intervene in a labour
conflict. And then we ask two union leaders what they think and how they plan to
react to the government's approach.
Listen to the entire show right here:Domestic politics trumps Arms Trade Treaty
Is Canada putting a major international arms trade treaty in jeopardy?
According to a number of organizations, the answer is yes. They are warning that
Canada's recent shift on a proposed United Nations' agreement to establish
world-wide standards for the export and import of all conventional weapons could
derail the process. CBC national reporter Alison Crawford investigates.
Churchill is bracing itself for the end of the Canadian Wheat Board
The federal government's promise to end the Canadian Wheat Board's monopoly
will be one step closer to reality this week. Once the necessary legislation is
tabled, it will only be a matter of time before wheat and barley producers have
to change the way they do business. And farmers won't be the only ones dealing with changes. CBC reporter Karen Pauls traveled to the "Polar Bear Capital of the
World" to take the pulse of a town that's holding its breath and hoping the
government has an 11th hour change of heart.
Kady O'Malley's That's a Good Question! - Private Members Bill
Opposition MP? No problem. Backbencher? Again, not an issue. With a bit of
luck, each individual MP has a chance to introduce a private member's bill. Kady
O'Malley takes a look at this fall's crop... And what it will take for those
bills to become law.
To find out more about Private Member's Bills click on this link.
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