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“And Now — The Bill” — How Bill C-377 will cost taxpayers big bucks

The following is an article from Blacklock’s Reporter: Tax authorities expect to penalize unions millions of dollars under legislation due to pass the Senate this week, according to confidential Canada Revenue Agency documents. An estimated $72 million a year in penalties will be due under Bill C-377, a private Conservative measure that compels unions to […]

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The growing attack on labour

By Ian Johnson In recent years, the intensity and range of attacks on specific unions and the labour movement in general have intensified. There should be no doubt to anyone associated with labour that there is a major onslaught underway. This attack is more than the all-too-frequent concessions being sought by governments and employers in […]

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Bill C-377 heads for a third reading before the holidays

It looks as though the Conservative’s Bill C-377 will get to the final approval stage before the House rises for the Christmas recess, according to the CBC’s Kady O’Malley. Conservative backbencher Russ Hiebert’s proposed bill will impose new financial disclosure requirements on labour unions.  Last week, members began going through proposed amendments to the bill, but were in […]

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