All out for Status for All!
Last weekend, all across the Canadian state, thousands of migrants and supporters hit the streets to demand that Trudeau and the federal government stop dragging their feet and grant permanent resident status to all migrants. Spring reports from a few of the many actions that took place from coast to coast.Read more
Ottawa’s history of taking credit for what protest won
Movement victories in Canada that forced changes to the Canadian government’s policies toward South Africa, Iraq and Chile have been twisted to reinforce the idea that Canadian foreign policy is benevolent.
Dear Muslims in Canada: Do not be fooled by anti-trans protests
On September 20, anti-trans protests will be taking place across the Canadian state under the guise of ‘parents rights’. Muslims in Canada should not join…
Ocean Breeze tenants organizing against a long history of displacement
Tenants living in Ocean Breeze Village are determined to fight for their homes, but they’re up against developers with deep pockets and clear political influence. They are also facing down Halifax’s long history of displacing lower income and racialized residents.
Metro’s ugly move to cut off benefits shows fight for pharmacare is a working-class issue
In the past year, I’ve had the opportunity to talk to hundreds of people across the country about the need for public, universal drug insurance…
Working class liberation requires permanent resident status for all
Permanent resident status for all means that migrant workers would have the same rights and protections that local workers have, which means that they would have more power to resist hyper-exploitation from their bosses. When there is no division in the working class, we can fight together for higher wages and better working conditions for all.
Why I am voting no to OSSTF’s voluntary binding arbitration proposal
Public education unions need to be working together to defend public education and there is no better time than during bargaining. We shouldn’t be breaking ranks in the fight for better working and learning conditions.
50 years since the coup in Chile: The shadow lingers as do the lessons
September 11, 2023 marks an ominous anniversary, fifty-years since a CIA-backed coup overthrew Chile’s democratically elected socialist president Salvador Allende. In office for barely three…
Workers protesting Mississauga industrial bakery to demand payment of stolen wages
Over two dozen workers are entering their third week of protest in front of Live Freely Foods (LFF), an industrial bakery at 6310 Kestrel Road…
French government attacks Muslims again: How will Left opposition hold up?
The secular principle in French schools was established in 1905 to stop the Church from controlling schools and deciding what gets taught in them. It was not meant to ban religious expression among young citizens. These bans are a racist twisting of the secular principle, instituted these last twenty years. They need to be reversed.