Communists welcome arrival of volunteer firefighters from Mexico

Statement by the Provincial Executive, Communist Party of BC, July 26, 2021 The arrival of one hundred highly-skilled firefighters from Mexico to help combat hundreds of wildfires across the province is a true expression of international solidarity. The Communist Party of BC welcomes this assistance, at this difficult moment when […]

Time to change the name of this province!

Statement by the Provincial Executive, Communist Party of BC, July 26, 2021 During the recent public discussions and debates around the 150th anniversary of “British Columbia’s” entry into the Canadian state, a growing number of Indigenous activists and other people have renewed the long-standing proposal to drop the name given […]

Horgan government fails to grasp the climate crisis

Statement by the Provincial Executive, Communist Party of BC, July 7, 2021 Recent events confirm the view of the Communist Party of BC that the refusal by Premier John Horgan and his NDP government to prioritize action on the deepening climate catastrophe has serious consequences for the people of British […]

Pride 2021 – Time to demand real change, not capitalism with a rainbow face

Statement by the Provincial Executive, Communist Party of BC, June 23, 2021 For the second summer in a row, Pride events across British Columbia are sharply limited by the Covid-19 pandemic, but the growing and diverse Two-Spirit /Lesbian / Gay / Bisexual / Transgender / Intersex / Queer+ movements continue […]

A ban on old-growth logging in B.C. is long overdue

Statement by the Provincial Executive, Communist Party of BC, June 15, 2021 The ongoing arrests at the Fairy Creek watershed emphasize yet again the need to declare a ban on logging in areas of old-growth forests across British Columbia. This step is urgent – time is quickly running out to […]

Mass graves tell the story of exploitation and genocide

Statement by the Communist Party of BC, May 31, 2021 The discovery of 215 children’s bodies buried on the grounds of the Indian Residential School in Kamloops has sparked a wave of deep sorrow and anger across Canada, which has a centuries-old history of committing genocide against Indigenous peoples. As […]

Tell Horgan: HIKE THE RATES!

It’s 2021, and mass poverty is still a reality in British Columbia. Despite some limited reforms under the NDP, almost 160,000 children and youth still live in poor households. And that was before the covid pandemic wiped out thousands of jobs, with the hardest impacts on women, youth, and racialized […]

RAISE INCOME AND DISABILITY RATES! Communist Party of BC

For immediate release, January 5, 2021 As 2021 begins, the recently re-elected NDP government of British Columbia has slashed the province’s monthly $300 Covid assistance benefits in half. Just before Christmas, the news was released that starting in January, income assistance and disability recipients will receive just $150 per month, […]