December 26, 2017
2017 Photo Review
For a Modern Canada that
Rights of All --
All Out to Build the New!
TML Daily is posting a
month-by-month photo review of the stands taken by the working people
of Canada and Quebec and Indigenous peoples in 2017.
The Birth of the New
conference was organized in August on the occasion of the 50th
anniversary of the historic Necessity
Conference in 1967. This was the highlight of the
Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)'s work in 2017. Along with
groups and work, the Conference provided the Canadian communist and
workers' movement with a reference point as a guide to action to open
society's path to progress. With this work, the Party is preparing its
Ninth Congress with the further elaboration of modern definitions
required by the times.
Every August, the Communist
Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
organizes memorial events to pay tribute to the life and work of its
founder and leader Hardial Bains and other comrades who have passed
activities were particularly notable, with a floral tribute and
memorial concert on the
occasion of the 78th anniversary of Comrade Bains' birth on August 15,
1939 and the 20th anniversary of his untimely death on August 24, 1997.
The tribute also paid respects to five Party members who died in
past year: Charles Boylan, Wendell Fields, David McKay, William McQueen
and Alastair Haythornthwaite, and to all deceased Party comrades. A
special tribute was given to Fidel Castro Ruz, leader of the Cuban
people and revolution and Comrade-in-Arms of the peoples of the world,
on the occasion of the 91st anniversary of his birth on August 13, 1926.
Canadians continued to be on
guard concerning developments in the U.S. and rejected the warmongering
and state-organized attacks on rights. In the wake of the
racist attack in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, actions across
the country affirmed rights and opposed anti-immigrant and
Rally at Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland's office in Toronto
end to Canadian government's interference in Venezuelan affairs, in
stand against the election of a National Constituent Assembly held
successfully in Venezuela on July 30.
Workers occupy Northstar plant in Milton, scheduled to close at the end
of September, demanding the company withdraw its 25 per cent cut to
The Birth of the New
conference organized by CPC(M-L) takes place in Ottawa celebrating the
50th anniversary of the Necessity for Change conference. That
conference was organized by The Internationalists under the leadership
Hardial Bains and held in London, England in 1967.
CPC(M-L)'s annual August commemorations at the Party Memorial
at Beechwood Cemetery in Ottawa include a moving floral
tribute and memorial concert.
Meeting in Montreal calls for an end to the U.S. blockade of Cuba and
the return of the Guantánamo naval base to Cuba.
Toronto series of weekly pickets demands an end to U.S. war
preparations on the
Monthly pickets in Ottawa and Vancouver call for end to U.S. blockade
Actions in Vancouver and other cities across the country oppose
and anti-Islam hysteria following the U.S.
state-organized attack in Charlottesville, Virginia. They are a
attempts by the Trump administration to sow
divisions amongst the people, foment violence and create chaos.
Vancouver, August 19
Calgary, August 16
Edmonton, August 26
Saskatoon, August 14
Toronto weekly pickets call for peace on the Korean Penninsula, and an
provocations and threats.
Demonstration in front
of the Toronto headquarters of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
"CBC, tell the truth about Venezuela!"
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