Education Workers Have the Power to Win in Toronto
A rank-and-file educational worker who participated in the historic strike earlier this month in Toronto discusses how fellow workers can fight back against the Doug Ford administration and win their demands.
Martin ReillyNovember 20, 2022
Canadian Education Workers Strike against Anti-Strike Law and Inflation — Labor Leaders Relent
55,000 education workers walked off the job in defiance of a bill that made striking illegal. Amid growing calls for a general strike, the labor leaders accepted a truce instead of relying on workers’ power in the streets.
Ben MarenlenskyNovember 8, 2022
Canadian Land Defenders Continue Struggle Against Illegal Developments
The long struggle of land defenders from Six Nations has entered a critical phase in the legal battle with a real estate development company building illegally on their land. The history of this recent struggle contains many important lessons for socialists and labor activists across the continent, especially working class solidarity with such movements.
Matthew WaltersSeptember 30, 2022
International Students in Ontario Are Fighting Wage Theft — and Winning
In Brampton, Ontario, a small team of young organizers has begun taking on the businesses that exploit them, one case at a time.
Caitlyn ClarkJuly 22, 2022
Canada Is Trying to Send Indigenous Water Protectors to Prison
As heat waves kill people across the Global North, Canada’s government is escalating its attacks on Wet’suwet’en water protectors as part of its efforts to suppress Indigenous rights and the climate movement.
Sam CarlinerJuly 21, 2022
Apologies Are Not Enough: Residential Schools and the Fight for Indigenous Rights
Less than a month after the uncovering of 215 unmarked graves of indigenous children at Kamloops Indian Residential School, another harrowing discovery revealed an additional 751 graves at the site of the Marieval Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan.
Emma LeeJuly 10, 2021
Canadians Rise Up Against the Country’s History of Genocide
In recent weeks, as the horrors perpetrated in the Canadian governments residential schools have been crystalized by the discovery of a series of mass graves of Indigenous children killed in the system, the country has erupted in a spate of Catholic churches burnt, church buildings covered by graffiti, and statues of those whose responsible for the murders toppled.
Rob LyonsJuly 6, 2021