Monday, July 17, 2017

Financial Post take on the Chronicle Herald situation

The Financial Post writes:
"From his office window, Mark Lever has a view of Halifax’s picturesque Northwest Arm, an Atlantic Ocean inlet dotted with small boats and bordered by some of the city’s glitziest houses.
"His view also includes a smattering of pickets on the sidewalk below, including one man standing next to a flag calling for a boycott of the Chronicle Herald, the flagship news organization within Lever’s growing publishing business.
"The Herald’s unionized newsroom workers have been on strike since January 2016. On July 13, the Nova Scotia government announced that an Industrial Inquiry Commission will attempt to push the two sides to an agreement through mediation.
“'After 18 months with no resolution, it is clear this is an exceptional circumstance that needs action,' Derek Mombourquette, the province’s acting labour minister, said in a statement.
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