HSF’s budget of over $10-million for year ended is released

Corey Brehaut The Humber Students’ Federation released its budget of over $10-million for 2015-16 at the Annual General Meeting Mar. 30. The total HSF revenue this past year was $10,313,898 and its total expenses were $10,713,898. This leaves a deficit of exactly $400,000. HSF’s revenue almost entirely comes from $5,183,648 in student activity fees and $4,805,250 in health and dental… More

OPINION: Humber detaining union organizers a troubling sign for labour rights

Corey Brehaut Humber College is engaging in unlawful union busting tactics. Part-time contract support staff at Ontario colleges have increased by over 30 per cent between 1985 and 2015 and currently outnumber full-time employees of this kind two to one across the province, according to OPSEU Local 561 steward Tracy MacMaster at Humber College. These part-time workers do not receive… More

OPINION: Trudeau’s first budget is taking baby steps in the right direction

Jeremy Appel Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s inaugural budget, unveiled by rookie Finance Minister Bill Morneau is a step in the right direction, with billions of dollars pledged for infrastructure, child care, First Nations and the arts. But the Trudeau government is constrained by its commitment to “fiscal responsibility,” code for austerity, and no one in Parliament is credibly taking them… More