The collective wage agreements of more than half a million workers will expire on March 31, 2020. The various unions have to file their new applications by October 2019. So they are now beginning their […]
There is no reason to celebrate the election of a Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) majority government. Not since Maurice Duplessis’ rule has there been broad electoral support for a political party that is both intolerant […]
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An open-ended general strike all across Quebec began in the construction industry on Wednesday. The main issues in the dispute are about work schedules and overtime. Workers oppose the bosses’ demand to return to work, […]
Rise of Islamophobia and right-wing reaction poses new challenges to the left.
On Saturday March 4 in Montreal, the newly created Canadian Council of Concerned Citizens gathered in the bitter cold to protest a proposed federal measure (M103) that condemns Islamophobia. They were met by a counter protest consisting of left groups, including Socialist Alternative, the ‘Resist Trump’ network and the ‘Parti Révolutionnaire Communiste’. Though press accounts estimated a total of 400 people, divided equally over both camps, the counter-protest appeared larger by 50 to 100 people.
Solidarity needed for struggle for a $15 minimum wage […]
"Company totally underestimated workers’ determination" […]
No to an all-class pro-independence alliance […]
Massive workers’ showdown takes government by surprise […]