COMMUNIST PARTY GEARING UP FOR ACTION IN 2019 Special to PV

Next year will bring important developments for the Communist Party of Canada, which continues to grow and rebuild across the country. The CPC’s Central Committee met in Toronto over the Nov. 17-18 weekend, holding an intensive discussion on plans for 2019, including an update of the Party’s basic program at […]

WITHDRAW BACK TO WORK LEGISLATION – NEGOTIATE, DON’T LEGISLATE!

On Nov. 23, the federal Liberal government introduced back-to-work legislation against the Canadian Union of Postal Workers. In response, the Communist Party of Canada demanded the government withdraw the legislation and the enabling bill to speed its passage, which was being pushed through Parliament as this issue of People’s Voice […]

CUPW IS FIGHTING FOR ALL WORKERS!

People’s Voice Editorial As the dispute at Canada Post continues, its workers need the solidarity of the labour movement and community allies more than ever. Instead of reaching a new collective agreement that meets the needs of its employees and millions of customers, Canada Post seems determined to drag out […]

PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION? YES!

Statement from the BC Labour Committee of the Communist Party of Canada   The Communist Party of Canada has, for many decades, advocated for a change in our voting system so that it would be more reflective of the democratic will of the working class and less conducive to minority […]

El Sistema Proporcional Hace que tu voto cuente

Mensaje del Partido Comunista de Columbia Britanica (PC de BC) Columbia Britanica tiene un referendo por correo para que nuestro sistema electoral sea mas democrático.  El referendo nos ofrece la oportunidad para adoptar “la representación proporcional” (RP), a sistema que hace que nuestro voto cuente. Si la mayoría de los […]

SITE C DAM: EXPENSIVE IN MANY WAYS

Damming the Peace — the Hidden Costs of the Site C Dam, edited by Wendy Holm, published by James Lorimer & Co., 2018. Book review by Tim Pelzer “Damming the Peace” delivers a devastating critique of the Site C dam building project in British Columbia’s Peace River Valley and tells […]

VOTE YES FOR PROPORTIONAL REPRESENTATION: HELP SHIFT B.C. POLITICS TO THE LEFT

By Kimball Cariou, editor of People’s Voice   Starting on October 23, British Columbians are receiving ballot packages in the mail, for the province’s referendum on electoral reform. Ballots must be returned in time to count by late November. Most progressive political forces, including the labour movement, are urging a […]

SOLIDARITY WITH POSTAL WORKERS

People’s Voice Editorial The start of rotating strikes across the country by the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is a signal that solidarity is needed more than ever, by other trade unions, and by the public. That begins with picket line support, the most immediate way to show that the […]