Restore Free Collective Bargaining! Repeal Imposed Contracts!
Bill 115 was imposed by the Liberals, with the full support of the Tories, to restrain labour and democratic rights and curtail local democracy and autonomy in Ontario. This enabled massive cuts to education transfers, including $2 billion to workers’ wages and benefits.
The Liberals are working hard to convince their corporate backers that they can be just as tough as the Tories when it comes to imposing austerity in Ontario. Read more
Austerity Measures are Pushing Us into Another Recession
The last 4 years since the global economic crash have been hard ones for working people, the unemployed, youth, women, racialized communities, and migrants. Greedy corporations and their right-wing governments have moved mountains to download the costs of that global crisis onto the working class, even though the crisis was caused by corporate greed, not by working people. Read more
TORONTO, ON – The Communist Party of Canada (Ontario) welcomes the Ontario Superior Court’s order for Rob Ford to vacate the mayoralty of Toronto because of his contempt for the residents in not excusing himself on conflict-of-interest grounds from a council debate, itself triggered by his abuse of office to benefit a charity named after himself. The Party supports a by-election to replace Ford and calls for the movement fighting the right-wing policies and forces behind Rob Ford to keep mobilizing, otherwise his agenda could continue under a different face. Read more