With no early end in sight to the COVID-19 pandemic, two crucial questions are on the agenda: how can we protect lives in this emergency, and what fundamental economic changes can prevent big corporate interests from imposing the burden of this [...]
Workers in several industries across Québec are getting ready for what’s beginning to look like one of the highest points of struggle in recent memory. Just like everywhere else the COVID-19 pandemic has shaken up the economy, with governments and [...]
PV Montreal Bureau
Despite being presented as an economic stimulus plan, the Quebec government’s Bill 61, An Act to restart Québec’s economy and to mitigate the consequences of the public health emergency declared on 13 March 2020 because of the [...]
By Alykhan Pabani
United in action, Toronto’s tenants descended upon John Tory’s private residence on July 6, intending to deliver a mock eviction notice to the mayor. After years of casting futile ballots, petitioning groomed staffers and [...]
Manitoba’s Conservative government has used the coronavirus pandemic and resulting economic crisis as an opportunity to ram through legislation aimed at privatizing the province’s forests, parks, water infrastructure and flood control.
By Kayla Hilstob
On June 24, the British Columbia government began phase three of reopening, allowing hotels, resorts and RV parks to resume operations. Also included in phase three is the resumption of tenant evictions by landlords.
During a [...]
By Aliza Kassam and Alykhan Pabani
On June 9, tenants from across the Greater Toronto Area held a rally at Queen’s Park followed by a march to the Landlord and Tenant Board (LTB). Into their third month of a city-wide rent strike, organizers from [...]
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 [...]
B. Prasant, PV correspondent in India
The thin emaciated woman lay on her back by the side of the highway that leads away from Delhi towards Kolkata. Her arms akimbo, her knees folded together and drawn up, her body barely covered in a [...]
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