AJAX DEFEATED, SITE C GOES AHEAD

BC’s Minister for the Environment and Climate Action Strategy, George Heyman, recently announced that the KGHM AJAX mine proposal, located within metres of the southern municipal boundary of Kamloops, has not received approval from the BC government to proceed with what would have been one of the largest open-pit mines […]

VANCOUVER GROUP SUMMIT: ESCALATING IMPERIALIST THREATS OF SANCTIONS AND WAR

Statement by the Central Executive Committee of the Communist Party of Canada The so-called “Vancouver Group” Summit on January 16 will bring together the 14 countries which waged war against Korea in 1950, plus South Korea and Japan – invited by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Canada’s Foreign Minister […]

CAP U CLEANERS STRUGGLE CONTINUES

It appears that the campaign to win a living wage for cleaning staff at North Vancouver’s Capilano University (see People’s Voice, Dec. 1-31, 2017) is forcing the employer to pay attention, but the struggle is far from over. The Capilano Courier’s Tia Kutshera Fox reports that the cleaners successfully applied […]

VANCOUVER LOOKS TO BIG CHANGES AT CITY HALL

PV Vancouver Bureau With just eight months to go before municipal elections across British Columbia, much of the media’s attention is on Vancouver, where the Vision party which has held a majority at City Hall since 2008 has seen four of its elected officials announce that they will not run […]

Site C approval puts corporate profits over people’s interests

Statement from the Communist Party of BC, Dec. 12, 2017 The Communist Party of BC (CPBC) believes that yesterday’s decision by the provincial government to approve the completion of the Site C dam was a monumental error, and we will support both grassroots resistance and the ongoing legal and political […]