Mar 092016

The Ontario Committee has elected Dave McKee as the new leader of the CPC (Ontario) following the release of Liz Rowley, who was elected CPC leader in January. McKee is a long time activist in the peace movement and current president of the Canadian Peace Congress. He has been part of the CPC’s Ontario leadership for more than a decade. He has worked for the Ontario Party organization during two election campaigns, and has twice stood as a candidate for provincial office. He is also a member of the CPC Central Committee, and since 2013 a member of its Executive.  A printer by trade, McKee was a union steward and a member of the negotiating committee at a large printing operation in the Toronto area. He is married with two school-age daughters.

Jul 092014


Nathan Phillips Square – Queen and Bay – 2 to 8 pm

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Free Admission

Celebrate Cuban Culture and Sport
Direct from Cuba: 8 piece band Grupo Moncada
and Toronto’s Pablo Terry and Sol de Cuba
Official Cuban Flag Raising 3 p.m.

Cuban food, Sugar Cane juice, Beer Garden, Clown, 2015 Pan American Games display, Display tables, Photography Exhibition.

Jul 092014

TORONTmarielacastroinlonden04072009_2O, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – June 26, 2014) – The Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) has presented Mariela Castro Espin of Cuba with the OFL Outstanding Workers’ Rights Advances Award for 2014. Ms. Castro Espin was presented the award by Sid Ryan, President of the OFL, at a reception hosted by the Canadian Labour Congress at Pride Labour House on June 26, 2014.Mariela Castro Espin is a Member of the Cuban Parliament and Director of the Cuban National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX).

CENESEX campaigns for effective AIDS prevention as well as recognition and acceptance of homosexuality, bisexuality, transvestitism, transsexuality and human rights. Continue reading »