CPC (Ontario) Provincial Committee Report - May 2020 The burden of the crisis cannot be put on the shoulders of working people with the least ability to pay. The labour and peoples’ movements are at a crossroads: people before profit. Or profit before people.
The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) supports the struggle of Foodsters United – food delivery couriers who work for Foodora. These gig economy workers are waging a battle against their employer who declared bankruptcy and announced the shutdown of their Canadian operations as of May 11.(more…)
The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) demands immediate action to supply all health care workers with the necessary protective equipment in order to protect themselves and all people in Ontario.
Nurses, personal support workers, cleaners, doctors and other health care workers are all putting themselves in harm’s way to save lives. They require respirator masks (like the N95 mask), face shields and gowns necessary to ensure they are safe from COVID-19 which also means that their families, their communities and their patients are safe.(more…)
The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) extends our full solidarity to teachers in Ontario and their unions in their fight against the Ford government’s attack on public education.(more…)