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.'
Victims of profit system People’s Voice editorial We don’t always agree with Green MP Elizabeth May, but her dust‑up with ultra‑right cabinet minister Jason Kenney was certainly welcome. Slamming the Harper government’s donation of $1.5 million for a “monument to victims of communism,” May tweeted: “No mention of monument to victims of capitalism.” The volatile Kenney tweeted back that [...]
Wise words Wise words from UN Rapporteur People’s Voice Editorial On Oct. 15, James Anaya, the UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous peoples, called on the Harper government to avoid a “rocky road” in its relations with Aboriginal peoples. After visiting communities in six provinces, and meeting with federal officials and the RCMP, Anaya warned [...]
Support indigenous land rights! People’s Voice Editorial Canadian governments often act as though they can erase basic human rights by a vote in Parliament or even just a signature on a piece of paper. Perhaps the most fundamental examples concern the nature and structure of the country we call Canada, starting with the forced colonization of Aboriginal peoples. From [...]
Solidarity with Elsipogtog! Solidarity with Elsipogtog First Nation! People’s Voice newspaper commentary The shocking attack on Oct. 17 by RCMP officers against anti-fracking protesters in New Brunswick sends a clear signal that the Canadian state and the Harper Conservative government want to smash the growing resistance by Aboriginal peoples, environmentalists and other forces which oppose the destructive profiteering of [...]