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7 March 2012
Tens of thousands in battle against massive rise in tuition fees: A powerful students' struggle is sweeping over Quebec, the French speaking province of Canada. Over 65,000 university and high school students are currently engaged in an indefinite general strike
25 May 2011
Over recent weeks a number of issues have come up which highlight the degree of sexism women face, here and internationally, and the opposition to it
9 June 2010
'There is no alternative to pain'. This is the deafening drumbeat of the capitalist politicians and media. David Cameron claims he has no choice but to take "tough" decisions and to carry out cuts. But the Socialist Party does not accept there is no alternative to public sector cuts. Hannah Sell, Socialist Party deputy general secretary, explains.
17 February 2010
THE 2010 Winter Olympics and Paralympics have started in the Vancouver-Whistler area of Canada. Many Canadians are looking forward to the sports and hoping for gold, especially in ice-hockey. However there...
17 February 2010
CANADA HAS been without a working parliament since 25 January, after the Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper, prorogued (suspended) parliament until 3 March, writes Clare Hudson, Socialist Alternative, British Columbia, Canada.
25 March 2009
"FIGHTING BACK makes a difference!" This slogan was written on a cardboard placard by workers who occupied their former workplace, Aradco - a parts supplier for the vehicle manufacturer Chrysler in Windsor, Ontario, writes Clare Hudson, British Columbia, (CWI, Canada).
10 December 2008
IN AN unprecedented move, the Canadian governor general, Michaelle Jean, used her 'royal' powers as a representative of Britain's Queen, to prorogue (suspend) the country's parliament until 26 January in order to allow the right wing prime minister, Stephen Harper, to cling on to power...
27 April 2001
LEADERS FROM 34 nations from North, Central, and South America and the Caribbean gathered in Quebec to establish a new free trade zone - the Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), which will further impoverish millions of people on the continent and throughout the world. Jason Baines, Socialist Alternative, Canada, reports from Quebec.
2 March 2001
A SIX-MONTH battle in the mining city of Sudbury, Canada, drew to an end last week as Mine Mill/Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) local 598 (union branch) ratified a collective agreement with Falconbridge Ltd, writes Andy Lehrer, Socialist Alternative, CWI - Canada.
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