All professional guides employed by the National Gallery of Canada received lay-off notices. The tours are the most important factor in visitors' decision to keep coming back to the gallery. Write to James Moore, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages, asking him to use his influence to convince the gallery's management to reverse its decision to lay off those employees. The reputation and the financial stability of the gallery depend on it.
On November 21, 2008, Prime Minister Stephen Harper signed a controversial new free trade deal with Colombia, the country with the worst human rights record in the western hemisphere. Colombia is the most dangerous country in the world in which to be a trade unionist, journalist or educator. Over the past 25 years, more than 2,685 trade unionists have been killed in their efforts to expose corruption and oppose privatization.
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Once again we need to tell Finance Minister Flaherty – hands off our pensions!