BC’s New Protections for Gig Workers Fall Short

PV Vancouver Bureau   On June 12, BC’s NDP government announced that it had finalized a new set of regulations for app-based employers in the province. These regulations are ostensibly meant to improve working conditions for workers of corporations such as Uber, Lyft, Uber Eats, SkiptheDishes and DoorDash, otherwise known as […]

Recriminalization Puts “Tough on Crime” Agenda Ahead of Public Health

By Ashley Shapiro and Monica Shannon   Decriminalization of drugs in British Columbia has been a contentious issue marked by significant shifts and recent legislative changes. As it existed from January 2023 until May 7, 2024, “decrim” allowed individuals to possess small amounts of drugs without facing criminal charges. Under these […]

Moncada Day in Nanaimo!

The Nanaimo Club of the Communist Party BC will be holding their annual Moncada Day Picnic on Sunday, July 28 at Colliery Dam Park from 4pm to 8pm. All progressives and friends of Cuba are welcome! For more information email cpcbcorganizer@gmail.com    

Revolutionary Vancouver Walking Tour

Join us for a Walking Tour of Revolutionary Vancouver! The tour will meet at Victory Square in downtown Vancouver at 1pm on Saturday, July 27. The tour will visit key locations highlighting Vancouver’s RADICAL history. We’ll learn about the On-to-Ottawa Trek, unemployment struggles, trade union organizing, the Communist Party and […]

People’s Voice Talent Show!

On Saturday, June 22nd 2024, the Communist Party of BC will be holding a Talent Show to raise money for People’s Voice Newspaper! While we struggle together, shoulder to shoulder against the deadly ills of the inhumane and irrational profit-driven capitalist system, we can sometimes forget that our comrades are […]

May Day 2024: Unite and Fight for Peace, Jobs, and Rising Living Standards

May Day 2024 marks the rising struggle of workers against low wages and falling living standards, after years of austerity, high prices and gargantuan profits by the biggest national and transnational corporations. A year and a half of high interest rates by the Bank of Canada has enabled the big […]

With the province on fire, the NDP must change course now!

Emergency Resolution, BC Committee CPC, August 19, 2023 Yet again this summer, wildfires are ravaging Canada, dramatic new proof of climate change directly related to human economic activity – carbon emissions in particular. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns that climate change is a threat to human well-being and […]

POLICE ATTACKS WILL ONLY DEEPEN THE HOUSING CRISIS

Statement issued April 7, 2023 The BC Provincial Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Canada has issued the following statement condemning the Vancouver Police Department raid against homeless residents of the tents on Hastings Street, and City Council’s policy changes which led to this violent action on April 5: […]

DISMANTLE THE C-IRG, END SUPPORT FOR RESOURCE CORPORATIONS

Statement by the Communist Party of BC Provincial Committee, Jan. 14, 2023 The revelation that almost $50 million has been spent over the last five years by a special RCMP squad assigned to shut down grassroots opposition to energy and forestry projects in British Columbia is the latest proof that […]