Toronto Rally Demands “Drop the Charges”

On Sept. 16, 2021, for the umpteenth time, protestors gathered outside Mayor John Tory's luxury condominium at 1 Bedford Road.  This episode of the "The Mayor Tory Gong Show" was brought to you by the Toronto Police Service.  On July 21, cops stormed an encampment at Lamport Stadium.  With considerable violence, Toronto police and private security staff evicted the people living there.  Police dished out the same violence to those who defended their house-less neighbours from eviction.  Twenty-six encampment defenders were charged, including Socialist Action member Corey David.  The charges are standard cop nonsense: "resist arrest", "obstruct a peace officer", "assault officer", "trespassing", etc..  

Action socialiste sur les élections fédérales du 20 septembre 2021: Votez NPD, mais luttez pour un gouvernement ouvrier

Le 20 septembre, les électeurs se rendront aux urnes dans lecadre de l'une des campagnes électorales fédérales les pluscourtes de l'histoire du Canada. Alors que l'écart se resserreentre les libéraux et les conservateurs, les médias grand publicspéculent que Justin Trudeau…

CE À QUOI RESSEMBLERAIT UNE PLATEFORMEÉLECTORALE SOCIALISTE DU NPD

L'élection fédérale ne devrait pas porter sur la popularité personnelle de Trudeau,O'Toole, Singh et Paul ; elle devrait se concentrer sur la calamité à laquelle font faceles travailleurs, et sur la cause première de cette calamité : le système capitaliste. Lecapitalisme…

Greater Toronto for Boycott Divestment and Sanctions picketed a public appearance by Liberal Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland at a Toronto mid-town hotel on September 9 to protest her government’s complicity with Israeli Apartheid

Members of Greater Toronto for Boycott Divestment and Sanctions picketed a public appearance by Liberal Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland at a Toronto mid-town hotel on September 9 to protest her government's complicity with Israeli Apartheid.  Inside the plush Yorkville establishment, Freeland spoke to a $1,600 a plate Liberal Party fundraising dinner.  Outside, protesters chanted "From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free" and distributed GT4BDS flyers to passersby urging an end to trade and investment in businesses that profit from the illegal occupation of the West Bank and the brutal siege of Gaza.  Many thanks to Nety M. for the photos posted below.  Please post and share this message.

SA Labour Day Rally on September 6, 2021

On September 6, over one hundred people rallied to mark Labour Day in Toronto at Christie Pits Park.  Chair of the event, Elizabeth Byce, welcomed them with these words:  "The real Workers’ Day, International Workers’ Day is on May First, but we intend to seize this occasion to advance a Workers’ Agenda. Labour makes the country run. Labour should run the country.  In the midst of the current federal election campaign, we urge a critical vote for the only mass labour party in North America, the New Democratic Party. At the same time we strive for a Workers’ Government to expropriate Capital and establish a cooperative commonwealth, in harmony with nature."