Tagged Democratic Rights

50 years after the October Crisis  

Labour, democratic, civil and equality rights in the crosshairs  October marks 50 years since the October crisis of 1970, during which PM Pierre Trudeau invoked the War Measures Act, suspended civil and democratic rights across Canada and sent [...]

Class Dangers in Public Emergencies

On March 23, Justin Trudeau held a meeting with all premiers to discuss whether or not to implement the federal Emergencies Act. As this issue of People’s Voice goes to press, he is stating that he will hold off for the time being. Without [...]