September 21 is International Day of Peace. A week later, September 27, is the International Day for the Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. Notably, these two days fall during the federal election campaign.
Notably, in a sad way, because out of the [...]
In 1999, the Mike Harris Conservatives sold Highway 407 for $3.1 billion, in what was then the biggest privatization ever in North America. Among the private consortium was SNC-Lavalin, who purchased a 16.7% share for around $520 million.
Immediately after Greece’s general election, KKE General Secretary Dimitris Koutsoumbas said that "the right-wing and conservative policies of the SYRIZA government paved the way to New Democracy … it purified and resurrected them." Describing the [...]
Every August, commemorations of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki are an important reminder of the dangers of nuclear weapons and the importance of ongoing disarmament efforts. People in Canada generally don’t think of this as a nuclear [...]
As the U.S. administration’s threats against Iran escalate, everyone knows the potential consequences of this deadly strategy. The clique of warmongers preparing to bomb Iran is almost completely isolated on the international stage. Even the foreign [...]
Taking a very timely initiative, thirteen labour council presidents have signed an open letter calling for the theme of Labour Day 2019 to be #UniteAgainstRacism. Released by the Migrant Rights Network (MRN) as part of their ongoing anti-racism [...]
Fossil fuel extraction and exports, and Canada's overall greenhouse gas footprint, will be a major focus of the October 2019 federal election campaign. Advocates of fossil fuel production argue that Canada needs the economic boost provided by Big [...]
Canada prides itself on being a country of equality, justice, democracy, and human rights. While the original peoples of this land are still denied access to these values, that claim is a mockery of reality.
Canadian integration with the U.S. has come with a heavy price, and the bill is coming due. Liberal and Tory governments locked 80% of Canada’s trade to US imperialism, and to the emerging crisis of global capitalism.
Unfortunately for working people there is still no apparent progress in the Labour Council's efforts to promote a unified progressive slate.
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