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- Tuesday, March 25 Canada-wide Day of Action Against “Unfair Elections Act”. We discuss the issue, and actions, with Jamie Biggar of Leadnow. Information about today’s actions and more. (Starts at 46 min mark)
- Joey Hartman (Vancouver and District Labour Council) discusses privacy in the workplace. (Starts at 16:25 m) Plus fundraising dinner for Queen Alex Elementary’s Free Store, with Kent Wong – April 11th. Call 604-254-0703 for tickets and more info. Video of Kent Wong speaking on “Organizing Immigrant Workers: Building a New Labor Movement for a New Working Class”
- Ellen Woodsworth discusses why she has chosen to run for the Board of Directors of Vancity Credit Union, and why credit unions are important. (Starts at 32 m)
- News Headlines:
The B.C. government has introduced back-to-work legislation against striking container truck drivers at Port Metro Vancouver. Bill 25 will directly affect about 250 unionized truckers who are members of Unifor, and includes a 90-day cooling off period. The Canadian Press reports that passage of the legislation is expected by Wednesday, since the NDP has said it will oppose the bill. – CBC
Growing industry interest in the offshore oil resources of Canada’s Arctic is forcing northerners to confront hard questions about development. No actual drilling is likely to happen for years, reports Bob Weber of the Canadian Press.
- Officials in Washington state say they have over 100 reports of people who are missing and unaccounted for, after last Saturday’s deadly mudslide in Snohomish County. – CBC
Microsoft is defending its right to break into customers’ accounts and read their emails, according to CNN.
The Turkish government has decided to block access to the Twitter social media site. – International Federation of Journalists
The number of people in need of humanitarian aid in Syria has increased by one million since the start of 2014, totaling 3.5 million people. Those numbers were given by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in a report to the UN Security Council yesterday, says RT News.
- Music today included: Trust – Rescue Mister, Star Captains – Love Is, No Shit Shirleys – Own Hands, Parachute Club – Rise Up