The Broadbent Institute recently circulated a report that was published earlier by Andrew Jackson, senior policy adviser to the Institute. The report, called Union Communities, Healthy Communities notes that the right-wing’s regressive anti-union rhetoric and U.S.-style attacks on the labour movement threaten Canada’s prosperity. It makes the case that unions are vital to stable economic growth and if we want to pursue a Canadian society of greater equality, social justice and social democracy we would be better served by strengthening, not weakening, our unions.

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