The Communist Party of Quebec (PCQ, national section of the Communist Party of Canada) issued a statement on October 3 condemning the systemic racism surrounding the tragic death of Joyce Echaquan. The 37-year-old Attikamekw woman and mother of [...]
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 [...]
Home-based day care workers in Québec are fighting to bring up their wages and see their crucial work properly recognized and respected by the provincial government and Québécois society as a whole.
10,000 home-based day care workers affiliated [...]
“Social Solidarity” or social regulation?
By Jason Johnson
In 2002 the Quebec National Assembly adopted the Act to Combat Poverty and Social Exclusion. This law obliges the Quebec government to establish a national strategy including actions [...]
After nearly two years of negotiations and a few short strikes over the course of the summer, 1100 dockworkers at the Port of Montreal began an unlimited general strike on August 10. Only a few of them will be working, as part of an agreement to [...]
An interview with Adrien Welsh of the Parti communiste du Québec
Canada is a multinational capitalist state and national oppression and inequality are a big part of how that state developed. In addition to many Indigenous nations – which are the [...]
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 [...]
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 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 [...]
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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