Big Biz comes out ahead in Toronto city election

Chow snatches defeat from the jaws of victory by Barry Weisleder Big business scored a big win in the October 28 Toronto municipal election. While voters rejected the mayoral bid of ultra-conservative, bully-Councillor Doug Ford, they put Bay Street big…

When will they ever learn?

Once again, the leadership of the Toronto and York Region Labour Council and of several key union affiliates, is taking workers down the primrose path of liberal, middle class politics towards the October 2014 municipal election. Rather than host a…

Right Wing Meltdown is No Cure for Austerity

Right wing governments in Canada seem to be on the ropes. Prime Minister Stephen Harper's regime is mired in scandals, the latest centred on a $90,000 payoff by his former chief of staff to cover-up misappropriation of funds by Conservative…