Description: A brief strike at Canadian Pacific Railway has ended after federal Labour Minister Kellie Leitch vowed to bring in back-to-work legislation.
Source: The Globe and Mail
Questions for discussion:
- Consult your text: why does this dispute fall within federal jurisdiction?
- Why is Prof. Hebdon critical of federal intervention?
- Which side does he say benefits most from the threat of intervention?
- What is the government’s response?
- Which side do you agree with? Discuss.