Report on Toronto demonstration for striking university workers on March 21

The warm rays of the sun appeared just in time for university workers and their supporters to take demands for decent income and job security to the streets of Toronto on Saturday, March 21. Over two thousand teaching assistants/graduate assistants, on strike now for three weeks at both York University and U of Toronto, first […]

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 wig and corporate fixer John Tory into the top job in Canada’s biggest city. Ex-New […]

Toronto Rally Defends Postal Services

Over 400 people rallied on Saturday, September 20 outside the uptown Toronto constituency office of Conservative Finance Minister Joe Oliver to demand a halt to Tory and Canada Post Corporation plans to eliminate home mail delivery and set higher prices for postage. Participants came from as far away as Vernon, B.C. and Charlottetown, P.E.I. They […]

Picket Tory Minister to Defend Postal Services

Picket Tory Minister to Defend Postal Services All Out September 20! by Barry Weisleder Momentum is growing towards a monster mass picket and rally to defend Canada’s postal services. The protest, set for Saturday, September 20, is against Canada Post Corporation plans to terminate home mail delivery. It will be held outside the Toronto constituency […]