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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 Marenlensky

November 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 Walters

September 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 Clark

July 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 Carliner

July 21, 2022

Snap Canadian Elections Change Nothing

Prime Minister Trudeau achieved nothing with his snap election and faces the same problems in getting Canada’s capitalist economy going as before.

Michael Roberts

September 22, 2021

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 Lee

July 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 Lyons

July 6, 2021

Thousands March in Cancel Canada Day Actions

While there had been anti-Canada Day marches in the past, this year’s especially large turnout was spurred in part by the discovery of over 1,100 bodies at former residential schools over the past few months.

Taytyn Badger

July 3, 2021

The Fortunate Marxist: Ernie Tate (1934-2021)

Ernie Tate (1934-2021) was a long-standing supporter and leading member of Trotskyist groups in Canada and the United Kingdom and a founder of the International Marxist Group and Vietnam Solidarity Campaign in Britain.

Bryan D Palmer

February 28, 2021