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United Steelworkers

Doug Olthuis, Executive Director for the United Steelworkers of Canada

United Steelworkers' Doug Olthuis on Canada Revenue Service's targeted audits of charities

Oversight is needed to keep charities accountable to their donors, but there is skepticism with the audit processes’ seemingly selective application.
Workers repairing a piece of mining equipment in BC

Unemployed BC apprentices' Catch-22

The BC Jobs Plan is supposed to deliver jobs. But even with the right qualifications, some BC workers are discovering it's not that easy.