THIS IS A CLIMATE EMERGENCY

PV Vancouver Bureau On October 7, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change launched its Special Report on Global Warming at 1.5 degrees. The IPCC report provides evidence that governments must now heed: there are still ways to avoid runaway climate change, but only if the world acts now, and with […]

LNG CANADA FOSSIL FUEL EXPORTS: A THREAT TO THE PLANET

Statement by the Provincial Executive, Communist Party of BC The announcement of a major new liquid natural gas (LNG) export facility near Kitimat, British Columbia, escalates the climate change threat to the planet, in exchange for dubious promises of benefits for the province. The Communist Party of BC joins with […]

BC HEALTH COALITION BACKS PURCHASE OF PRIVATE MRI CLINICS

The BC Health Coalition has welcome the Minister of Health’s Sept. 24 announcement that the province is purchasing two private, for-profit MRI clinics in order to make use of them in the public system. “For too long B.C. has allowed public MRI wait times to grow while allowing a market […]

BC COMMUNISTS CAMPAIGN FOR “YES” VOTE ON PR

“Proportional representation makes your vote count.” That’s the message from the Communist Party of BC heading into this fall’s mail-in referendum on electoral reform in British Columbia. The CPBC is a registered provincial party, and one of thirteen organizations approved by Elections BC as a “referendum advertising sponsor” (eligible to […]

COMMUNIST PARTY WELCOMES LEGAL VICTORY OVER TRANS MOUNTAIN PIPELINE EXPANSION

Statement byCentral Executive Committee, Communist Party of Canada, Aug. 30, 2018   The Communist Party of Canada welcomes today’s Federal Court of Appeal ruling which overturns the federal government’s approvals to build the Trans Mountain expansion project. This decision builds upon decades of legal and political struggles by Indigenous peoples […]

VANCOUVER CIVIC ELECTION: IT’S COMPLICATED

PV Vancouver Bureau Elections for city councils and school boards across British Columbia will be held on Saturday, October 20. As always, local elections are a significant arena of political struggle, especially in major cities where right-wing pro-corporate forces seek to advance the interests of big developers and landlords, resource […]

LABOUR DAY 2018: TIME TO STEP UP THE FIGHTBACK!

Statement by the Central Executive Committee, Communist Party of Canada On Labour Day 2018, the working class faces many crucial challenges: the growing chasm between rich and poor, the ongoing austerity assault against working people, a gender pay gap which never gets narrower, the twin threats of imperialist wars and […]

ANTI-WAR ACTIVIST TO SPEAK AT VANCOUVER & SURREY FORUMS

Responding to the constant drumbeat of threats against Iran by Donald Trump and his key foreign policy advisors, the Vancouver Peace Council warns that U.S. imperialism’s plans for new sanctions and military aggression pose an enormous danger to the peoples of the Middle East, and in fact to the entire […]

CANADA’S HYPOCRISY ON DISPLAY IN MIDDLE EAST

Statement by the Central Executive Committee, Communist Party of Canada, Aug. 16, 2018 The ongoing diplomatic dispute between Canada and Saudi Arabia is a tragic reflection of the catastrophic abuses of human rights in our world today – but not in the way presented by Canadian political leaders and the […]

DISCONTENT CITY NANAIMO CONFRONTS FASCISTS AND RIGHT-WINGERS

By James Chumsa-Jones   On Sunday, August 5 a confrontation took place in Nanaimo outside the homeless camp known as DisconTent City between protesters wanting to dismantle the camp and counter-protesters. The group called Action Against Discontent City organized the protest on its Facebook page, which involved marching past City […]