RBC CEO Dave McKay awarded Climate Villain of the Year Award at Recent Toronto Demonstration

RBC CEO Dave McKay given Climate Villain of the Year Award at Recent Toronto Demonstration

Knock knock, who's there? Climate villain of the year. On Thursday, climate activists from the University of Toronto, Banking on a Better Future, Climate Justice TO, and Stand.Earth participated in a demonstration to disrupt the Ivey Business School's presentation to RBC CEO Dave McKay with the 'Business Leader of the Year Award' Demonstrators presented McKay with an award of their own, the highly disdained 'Climate Villain of the Year Award,' which the RBC executive won in near won hands down. The Royal Bank of Canada has profited from climate chaos to the tune of more than $263 billion dollars in fossil fuel investment, including the Coastal GasLink pipeline project that is currently being constructed on the unseeded sacred Indigenous territory of the Wet'suwet'en people.

Municipal Socialist Alliance Canada

Municipal Socialist Alliance Candidates Earn More Than 14,000 Votes Combined Across Ontario in 2022 Elections

The fledgling Municipal Socialist Alliance exceeded most expectations by garnering 14,870 votes across Ontario, despite getting almost zero coverage in the commercial mass media, amid a very low voter turnout to boot (about 29 percent in Toronto). Official Municipal Socialist Alliance candidates ran for city council, school board, and, in one city, for the office of mayor.

Canadian Socialist Action

End Student Military Recruitment at the Ontario College Information Fair | October 19th

On Wednesday, October 19th, the Canadian Armed Forces are holding a recruitment event at the Ontario College Information Fair at the Enercare Center in downtown Toronto. Socialist Action and the Municipal Socialist Alliance are committed to civil and non-violent direct action and plan to disrupt this recruitment event by exposing the reality of war. We demand the Canadian armed forces end student recruitment, and move to disarm and demilitarize in the face of what is an impending extinction-level climate catastrophe. Click for more information.

Canadian Socialist Action Webcast | Is Canada A Peacemaker? with Tamara Lorincz and Yves Engler

Socialist Action Webcast | Is Canada A Peacemaker? with Tamara Lorincz and Yves Engler

The third episode of the Canadian Socialist Action webcast is here with a discussion on Canadian foreign policy and 'Is Canada a Peacemaker?' with Yves Engler of the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute, and Tamara Lorincz of the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace. Please join our live webcast on Thursday, October 13th at 7 PM ET, or watch the recorded presentation anytime on the Socialist Action YouTube Channel.

Socialist Action founding member Robbie Mahood

A Celebration of the Life of Robbie Mahood

On October 1st, 2022, friends, family, and comrades gathered in Montreal, Quebec to celebrate the life of Robbie Mahood, a founding member and revolutionary voice of Socialist Action / Ligue pour l’Action Socialiste. Federal Secretary of Socialist Action, Barry Weisleder, spoke at the memorial for comrade Robbie Mahood.

Socialist Action and the PEARS Project

Socialist Action joined the University of Toronto student-led protest against institutionalized sexual abuse

On Friday, October 7th, Socialist Action joined the PEARS Project (Prevention, Empowerment, Advocacy, Response for Survivors) along with over one hundred students and community members who rallied at Simcoe Hall on the U of T campus to demand meaningful action from the University of Toronto in support of rape victims on campus.