The following remarks were presented by Helen Kennedy, on behalf of the Communist Party of Canada (Ontario), to the Ontario government’s committee hearings on Bill 175, Connecting People to Home and Community Care Act, on June 15.
In 2015, the [...]
By Judy Haiven
The COVID-19 crisis is an absolute disaster for women in so many ways—work, income, personal safety, family life.
Thanks to Premier Stephen McNeil, construction in Nova Scotia has not slowed one iota since the pandemic was [...]
Doug Ford’s popularity has risen over the past few months, mainly because his brutal policy of cutting social programs and funding for needy communities has been hidden by the provincial response to the pandemic. Recently, the Ontario government [...]
The weekend of June 6-7 saw protests in communities across Canada, denouncing systemic racism and police brutality. There were huge turnouts in large centres, but some of the most impressive rallies were in smaller cities.
Regina, with a [...]
The massive uprising in response to the racist police murder of George Floyd has sparked huge protests across Canada. To look at what this means for building the movement against racism and police brutality, People’s Voice editor Dave McKee spoke [...]
In a statement published June 2, the Communist Party of Canada has expressed its full solidarity to the ongoing uprising against racist police murders. “We salute all those standing against racism and demanding justice for those murdered by police [...]
By Stéphane Doucet
The coronavirus crisis is certainly bringing to light the key differences in health care infrastructure across the world – not only between the for-profit capitalist systems and the more needs-based socialist systems – but also [...]
The murder of 22 people in rural Nova Scotia on April 18-19 has shone a spotlight on the need for meaningful steps to reduce gun violence in Canada, and to tackle the related problems of misogyny and racism which are often the motives behind mass [...]
“Do you think that the Russians want war?” So asked Dick Gaughan in his anti-war song, “Think Again.” Cutting through the ideological barrage of the Cold War and the frenzied imperialist drive to militarism, he snarled, “Do you think it’s possible, [...]
By Jason Johnson
On the eve of the COVID-19 health emergency, Québec was already experiencing its most severe housing crisis since 2001. The vacancy rate for rental housing in Québec cities with a population of at least 10,000 people was only 1.2 [...]
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