The Communist Party of Canada (CPC) is a communist political party in Canada. Although it is currently a minor or small political party without representation in the Federal Parliament or in provincial legislatures, historically the Party has elected representatives in Federal Parliament, the Ontario Legislature and the Manitoba Legislature as well as various municipal governments. The party has also contributed significantly to trade union organizing and labour history in Canada, peace and anti-war activism, as well as many other social movements.
The Communist Party of Canada is the second oldest registered party after the Liberal Party of Canada, and the only registered political party to historically have been declared illegal (in 1921, 1932, and 1940). In 1990 the party was ...
There is overwhelming evidence that during the 2011 federal election, thousands of voters across Canada were phoned with fraudulent and misleading information. This sabotage of electoral democracy has removed any legitimacy for the Harper Conservatives. The Communist Party of Canada calls for the immediate resignation of the Harper government, a new general election, and an independent public inquiry into all aspects of this scandal. Everyone responsible for this tactic should face criminal charges, right up to the Prime Minister and his inner clique.
PM Stephen Harper’s arrogant and ...
Miguel Figueroa, leader of the Communist Party of Canada (CPC), encountered some resistance during a political workshop in Welch Hall on March 20.The workshop, which was meant to be a forum for discussion on how to unseat Steven Harper's Conservatives from the House of Commons, quickly switched gears when Figueroa finished with his opening remarks.Certain members of the audience took issue with Figueroa's plan of attack, that supporting other leftist parties such as the Liberal Party or the New Democratic Party was not ideologically sound. As one audience member put it, "We need to get beyond ...
Global Network reporter Chang reported, according to KCNA news on 20 December, the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Canada, 19 died on the North Korean leader Kim Jong Il the Korean Workers Party Central Committee sent a message of condolence.
Message said, 'We received the news of the death of Comrade Kim Jong Il was very painful,' 'Communist Party members and activists in Canada will mourn with you in this time of grief, we will provide you full support.'
Congratulations to Métis The Supreme Court’s 6-2 ruling in favour of the legal case brought by the Manitoba Métis Federation is another important milestone in the long struggle by Aboriginal peoples to achieve justice and national equality within the Canadian state. The court’s decision comes 140 years since the shameful theft of lands which were to be provided [...]
CPC running in BC Election Communist Candidate meets North-Vancouver-Lonsdale voters Kicking off his campaign for the May 14 B.C. provincial election, Communist Party of B.C. candidate Kimball Cariou met with North Vancouver-Lonsdale voters on March 9. Cariou will be the first Communist on the ballot in North Vancouver since the 1980s. Volunteers are already collecting nomination signatures, and the campaign [...]
For equality and justice Central Women’s Commission, Communist Party of Canada March 8 is a day to honour women’s struggles, take stock of hard‑won gains, and to demand full equality. This year, International Women’s Day comes amidst inspiring new struggles. Working people around the world, particularly in Europe, continue their huge struggles against austerity measures. In Canada we saw [...]
Which way for the NDP? People’s Voice Editorial The New Democratic Party’s retreat towards “qualified support” for the Canada‑European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is raising serious concerns within the trade union movement, and rightly so. As OFL President Sid Ryan wrote recently, “this particular trade deal is being negotiated in secret and in the interest of multinational [...]