Defend post-secondary education

The Ontario Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of Canada condemns the recent announcements from the Doug Ford government, allowing for more private degree-granting institutions and moving forward with “performance-based” funding. These changes are part of an accelerating effort to expand corporate involvement and influence in post-secondary education (PSE) and deny hundreds of thousands of people of their right to an education.

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Second wave reveals Doug Ford’s true colours

During the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and related economic crisis, Doug Ford tried to rehabilitate his image and that of his government. Replacing the hard right figure – who had attacked broader public sector workers, teachers and education workers, 2S/LGBTiQ folk, and Indigenous, Black and racialized people – was that of a sensitive, responsive premier who seemed truly distressed at the challenges facing working people in Ontario. The second wave of the pandemic Read more…

Hands Off 1492 Land Back Lane!

The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) demands that the repression and provocations by the OPP targeting Land Defenders at 1492 Land Back Lane end immediately. All attempts to construct housing on the territory must stop and the federal government must negotiate on an equal, nation-to-nation basis with the Haudenosaunee people for a just and peaceful resolution. The Communist Party extends our full solidarity with all those fighting to uphold the land rights of the Haudenosaunee Read more…