Quebec Independence – A Key to Building the Left in Canada
The 2017 edition of the Université populaire (the People’s University), meeting in Montréal August 17-19, included a panel of speakers from Quebec and English Canada on the possibilities for building … Keep reading »
Whatever Became of the CCF’s Dream?
A dramatic shift in electoral politics is currently disrupting leading capitalist democracies, challenging the ideological hegemony and legitimacy of the global neoliberalism of late capitalism. In the U.S., Bernie Sanders, … Keep reading »
Building a National Solidarity Coalition
Toronto – 11 May 2017 Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW) hosted a panel discussion during the Convention of the Canadian Labour Congress. The panelists discussed their experiences working with … Watch video »
The Canadian Left and the Quebec Question: The Dilemma That Won’t Go Away
In September 2015, a fine document emerged from Canadian progressives around the Leap Manifesto. It expresses a broad will to transform the land around a wide platform of social, democratic … Keep reading »
Labour Day: Signs of Renewal?
Labour Day Weekend is upon us, and many union activists and their families will be out marching and picnicking, joining with brothers and sisters from other unions in a show … Keep reading »
Climate Justice Transitions
The devastating fires in Fort McMurray show the urgent need to transition to an economy that supports people and the planet, and this is part of a transition in climate … Keep reading »
Toronto Teach-In Poses Climate Justice Alternative
The People’s Climate Plan Teach-in, held in Toronto June 4, took great strides forward in presenting a forceful alternative to the inadequate and deceptive climate action proposals of Canada’s federal … Keep reading »
A Leap Toward Radical Politics?
The Leap Manifesto is, in a way, Canada’s version of the burst of Left and socialist energies that have come with the Bernie Sanders campaign in the Democratic Party in … Keep reading »