Anti-poverty

Cancel Rent! Housing for people, not for profit

The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) calls on the Ontario Government to immediately cancel rent payments for the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic. The emerging health and economic crises are compounding the already dire housing emergency in Ontario. It is long overdue that the right to housing was recognized by the actions of governments. The Communist Party stands in solidarity with tenants and tenants’ rights organizations calling to cancel rents and organizing rent strikes on April 1st and beyond.

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By Drew, ago
Statements Ontario

CPC (Ontario) Provincial Committee Report – November 2019

An accelerated attack on working people in Ontario

Working people in Ontario are facing major political struggles in order to defend already meager living standards and their social and economic rights. We have only seen one third of the four-year term of the Conservative majority government, and already it has managed to drastically accelerate the pace and expand the scope of the corporate attack in the province.

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By Drew, ago
Environment

People and climate before corporate profit!

Ontario Communists support climate actions

In September, during the Global Week for Future, actions for climate justice mobilized nearly 8 million people worldwide to demand decisive intervention by governments to address the climate crisis. The actions included protests and marches, information picketing, banner drops, die-ins, walkouts by students, and workplace actions by some trade unions. Across Canada, an estimated one million people mobilized between September 20-27.

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By Drew, ago