Four years ago, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission called on all levels of government in Canada to fully implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP).
With the introduction of Bill 41, the [...]
Party calls for justice for teachers, students
The Communist Party of BC has issued a statement saying the present course of the NDP government on public education issues poses a serious threat to the interests of teachers, support staff, students [...]
The NDP government of British Columbia has released figures showing an operating surplus of $1.5 billion during the 2018-19 fiscal year. The amount is $1.3 billion higher than projected in previous budgets, thanks largely to increased revenues from [...]
Sawmill workers across Vancouver Island have been picketing for a fair contract with Western Forest Products since the Canada Day long weekend. The strike by 3000 members of United Steelworkers Local 1-1937 is in opposition to WFP's proposed [...]
Three years ago, after years of threats, the B.C. Liberal government fired the entire Vancouver School Board just as the trustees were about to meet to fulfill their legal requirement to adopt a balanced budget for the 2016-17 school term. The real [...]
Labour leader murdered by police in 1918
In an apparent act of far-right vandalism, the gravestone of labour leader Albert “Ginger” Goodwin has been defaced in Cumberland, BC. The grave, which is the site of an annual memorial vigil each June, [...]
Three years after being launched, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls has released a 1200 page report. PM Justin Trudeau was presented with Reclaiming Power and Place, at a June 3 ceremony in Gatineau, [...]
The UN General Assembly has voted by an overwhelming majority in favour of a implementing a court ruling that says Britain's occupation of the Chagos Islands violates international law.
116 members voted in support of the resolution with only the [...]
Thousands of casino workers in several British Columbia cities are either on strike or gearing up for walkouts as they struggle to win fair wages and improved working conditions.
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