The Prime Minister’s decision to prorogue Parliament until September 23 is an effort to position the Liberals as defenders of the 7 million people who lost their jobs this spring, the 8.4 million who needed CERB and the 4.5 million who will still [...]
By Communist Party, Fredericton Club
With the sudden calling of an election by Progressive Conservative premier Blaine Higgs, New Brunswick faces the possibility of a Conservative majority government – this is a bid for unchecked power.
This is a moment of extreme danger and challenges for our planet. The pandemic remains a deadly threat, climate change has not been halted, imperialist wars continue to rage, and fascist forces are on the rise. Here in Canada, governments and bosses [...]
On August 17, Ontario Premier Doug Ford declared that the province’s teachers’ unions were “part of the problem” preventing implementation of his government’s plans for public schools.
We couldn't agree more.
In addition to the Ford’s [...]
PSAC union members launch counterattack against racist reaction to training event
By Sean McNeill
Looking back at the history of Canadian trade unions, we can trick ourselves into imagining the great victories as moments of internal [...]
By Colleen Burke
On June 25, Mark Austin and Candace Zinkweg were walking their dog in Dentonia Park in Toronto’s east end. When their dog was bitten by an off-leash dog, they confronted the dogs’ owners who quickly became very aggressive and [...]
This year, Pride events and mobilizations across the country take place in profoundly difficult conditions, marked by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and deep economic crisis. The twin threats of the economic crisis and the pandemic are [...]
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 [...]
Labour Congress initiative too timid, lacks coherent action plan
A few months ago, trade unionists in Canada would have expected to be emerging from a Canadian Labour Congress convention right now, hopefully pondering how to mobilize and [...]
Public secondary teachers and education workers represented by the Ontario Secondary School Teachers Federation (OSSTF) are currently voting on a tentative deal with the provincial government. If accepted, it will end job actions that began in [...]
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