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From Negro History Week to African Liberation Month: A People’s Voice Forum with Norman Richmond

Thursday, February 27, 2014 7:00 pm GCDO Hall ~ 290 Danforth Avenue (Chester subway) “Black History Month must be updated for the 21st century. February should be the month that we redouble our struggle against imperialism and white supremacy, and for reparations for slavery, the slave trade and colonialism.” Norman (Otis) Richmond, aka Jalali, grew up in Los Angeles. He left after refusing to fight in Vietnam because he felt that, like the Vietnamese, Africans Read more…

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Save Public Schools: One Secular, Public Education System Now!

The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) is calling on the Ontario government to take immediate steps to develop a single, universal and secular, public education system in the province. The CPC (O) urges all progressives in Ontario to raise this demand, along with the introduction of a needs-based funding formula, as the most effective means for saving and improving public schools and delivering universal, quality public education. Specifically, the Ontario government must end the public funding of the provincial Catholic school system. Governments have tried to justify this through references to constitutional education rights for Catholics. In reality, however, this is an outdated, regressive and discriminatory practice that the public cannot afford, from either a financial or a democratic viewpoint. Ontario is now the only province in Canada to publicly fund a parallel system of religious education. (more…)

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Campaigns

Communist Party Leader Speaking on Public Auto Insurance

Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) leader, Elizabeth Rowley, is on a speaking tour of Ontario.  The tour is part of the Communist Party’s campaign for public auto insurance in Ontario.  Elizabeth will be speaking to people across the province about the huge corporate profits in the auto insurance industry, and the Communist Party’s to confront corporate power by putting auto insurance under public control. Elizabeth’s scheduled tour stops include Brampton, Ottawa and Guelph, and there Read more…

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Austerity

Hands Off Canada Post!

Unity Can Stop the Tory Cuts!

The federal government’s unilateral decision to eliminate home delivery, jack postal rates, and cut thousands of jobs at Canada Post is a massive attack on one of Canada’s ‘flagship’ public services. This ‘reform’ has nothing to do with “modernizing” our postal services; rather, it is a central part of the overall agenda of the Conservatives and their big business patrons to privatize public services and to attack the rights and interests of organized workers. The Communist Party of Canada joins with postal workers, the rest of the labour movement and many community allies in condemning this action, and calls for the widest mobilization possible to force the Harper government to cancel its implementation. (more…)

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