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138: SFFCH - Strange Brew

This week, Jamie brought us Strange Brew (The Adventures of Bob and Doug McKenzie), a Canadian drunk comedy from 1983 with a plot that defies understanding or even description. 83 more words

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Ford Oakville union pushes shorter pay grid as strike deadline looms

With negotiators in the Unifor-Ford contract talks “miles apart,” the union’s Oakville unit continues to push for a shorter pay grid for new hires, a source familiar with the negotiations said Thursday. 487 more words

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Ford still balking at monetary gains, investment for Windsor plants, says Unifor chief

It’s less than a week before an Oct. 31 strike deadline, yet contract talks between Unifor and Ford are moving “pretty slowly,” Jerry Dias, the union’s national president, said Tuesday. 417 more words

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Unifor, Oakville union dispute over pattern deal heats up

As Unifor sits down with Ford Canada to hammer out a new tentative contract ahead of an Oct. 31 deadline, an internal battle that threatens to pit unionized workers in Windsor against their counterparts in Oakville appears to be heating up. 606 more words

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Unifor, Oakville local at odds over 10-year pay grid for new hires

Unifor and its biggest Ford local are at odds over the decision to maintain the 10-year pay grid for new hires in the collective agreement reached last month with General Motors, union national president Jerry Dias said Tuesday. 544 more words

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Celebrity Anatomy

In 2016, William Shatner auctioned his kidney stones for $25,000 dollars, donating them to Habitat for Humanity. This inspired a series of digital paintings, highlighting choice celebrity organs. 24 more words