The TPP: Bad for Canada!

Communist Party Elects First Woman Leader

For the first time in its 95-year history, the Communist Party of Canada has a woman as its central leader. Liz Rowley was elected to the position by the CPC’s Central Committee, at a meeting in Toronto on the Jan. 30-31 weekend. The change of leadership follows the resignation of Miguel Figueroa, who stepped down for health reasons after serving in this office for 23 years. Liz Rowley is well-known across Canada for her many years of activity in the Communist Party and in a wide range of people’s movements. Born in… Read More

Electoral Platform of the Communist Party of Canada

Create Jobs and Increase Wages! Make full employment and full-time jobs a top priority. Develop and implement a comprehensive “Jobs First” strategy based on massive public investments to increase value-added jobs in manufacturing and secondary industry, to rebuild & upgrade Canada’s public and municipal infrastructure, to strengthen social programs and environmental protection, and to build affordable housing. Raise the wages of workers. The real value of wages have stagnated or fallen over the past 25 years while labour productivity has grown almost 40% Raise the minimum wage to $20/hour; ban “two-tier wages”… Read More