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January 20, 2014 - No. 1

Crimes Continue on Railroads Despite Lac-Mégantic Tragedy
Derailment and Explosion near Casselton, North Dakota
Transport Canada Quietly Lifts Safety Measure at Behest of Monopolies
"Transport Canada Has a Public Interest to Ensure that the Railways Are Safe" - Interview, Brian Stevens, Unifor National Rail Director
ArcelorMittal Railway Workers Say No! to Unsafe Conditions - Interview, Philippe Bélanger, President, Local 6869 USW, Quebec North Shore

January 21, 2014 - No. 2

Government Denial that Employment Insurance Reform Causes Great Damage
Continued Resistance Movement Sets the Record Straight - Pierre Chénier
Real Life Exposes Minister of Employment's Falsehoods - Interview, France Simard, Coordinator, Mouvement action chômage, Lac-Saint-Jean, Quebec
Social Security Tribunal Discourages Appeals
Government Spin on Numbers

January 24, 2014 - No. 3

Parliament Opens on Monday
Harper Out, Now!

Postal Workers Face the Challenge of Harper Government's Attacks
Keep the Post Office Public! - Louis Lang

For Your Information
How Atomic Energy Canada Was Privatized -- Example for Canada Post?
The Privatization of Atomic Energy Canada -- Harper's Gift to SCN-Lavalin - Louis Lang

January 27, 2014 - No. 4

Parliament Opens Today
Canadians from Coast to Coast to Coast Oppose Harper's Dictatorship

Keep the Post Office Public!
Postal Workers Rally Against Canada Post's Attacks

In the Parliament
Bill C-18, the Agricultural Growth Act -- Growth for Whom? - Jan Slomp, President, National Farmers Union
New Vision Proposed for Canadian Seed Ownership - National Farmers Union
Fundamental Principles of a Farmers Seed Act - National Farmers Union

January 28, 2014 - No. 5

Protests Across the Country as Parliament Opens
Mass Action in Ottawa to Defend the Post Office
Actions in Other Cities
What the Workers Had to Say
The People Reject These Decisions that Do Not Take into Account Their Needs - Interview, Magali Giroux, Director, Organization Services, Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Montreal Local

January 30, 2014 - No. 6

Fight Over Control of Canada's Resources
No Means No! Northern Gateway Approval in Contempt of the Rights of First Nations and Canadians - Peggy Morton
Criminal Wrecking of Public Institutions Renders Northern Gateway Joint Review Panel Recommendations Meaningless
First Nations Continue to Uphold Their Rights in Ring of Fire Development
Information on the Coveted Strategic Mineral Chromite

Canadian Mining Companies Abroad
Infinito Gold Threatens Costa Rica with $1-Billion Lawsuit

January 31, 2014 - No. 7

Time for a New Direction for Alberta
Organize for the People's Empowerment
No to State-Organized Force and Violence to Impose Conditions of Employment - Peggy Askin
Unions Affirm Workers' Rights and Launch Legal Challenge to Bill 45 and Labour Legislation - Peggy Morton
Health Care Workers Confront Intransigent Provincial Government

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February 3, 2014 - No. 8

Attacks on Veterans and Veterans Affairs
Harper Government's Despicable Anti-Human Agenda
Spirited Actions of Veterans and Their Supporters Across the Country

February 4, 2014 - No. 9

Alberta Workers Fight for Repeal of Bills 45 and 46
No to the Austerity Agenda and Attacks on Rights! Yes to a Pro-Social Agenda and Defence of the Rights of All!
Stand as One with Public Sector Workers
Redford Government Claims a "Fresh Start" Without Renouncing the Use of Force and Dictate - Peggy Askin
Court Issues Temporary Stay of Bill 46

Defend the Pensions We Have; Fight for Pensions for All!
Labour Coalition on Pensions Holds Town Hall Meeting
Unsustainable Wrecking of Public Services Must Be Stopped! - Peggy Morton
Seniors Demand No Cuts to Their Pharmacare Plan

February 6, 2014 - No. 10

Harper Government Announces Anti-Strike Legislation at CN Rail
Oppose the Criminalization of Railway Workers!

Fight to Keep the Post Office Public
The Difference Between Two Slogans Which Ostensibly Say the Same Thing - Louis Lang

Defend the Pensions We Have! Fight for Pensions for All!
New Brunswick Government Attacking Public Sector Pensions
Quebec Government Going Further in Anti-Labour Restructuring of Defined-Benefits Pension Plans

February 11, 2014 - No. 11

Working Class in Battle to End the Anti-Worker Temporary Foreign Workers Program
End the Temporary Foreign Workers' Program!
End Worker Trafficking by the Harper Dictatorship! - Peggy Askin
Ironworkers Struggle Shows Necessity to Shut Down the Temporary Foreign Workers Program - TML Correspondent

Step up the Struggle in Defence of Rights!
Affirm the Right to Say No! to the Anti-Worker Agenda - Peggy Morton
The Lougheed Legacy -- Union Busting and Anti-Worker Legislation

Stop Paying the Rich! Increase Investments in Social Programs!
University of Alberta Serves and Pays the Diamond Monopolies - Dougal MacDonald

February 12, 2014 - No. 12

23rd Annual February 14 Women's Memorial March
Demand Justice! No More Impunity!
23rd Annual February 14th Women's Memorial March -
Open Letter to Prime Minister Harper Regarding a National Inquiry into Murdered and Missing First Nations Women - Shawn M. Brant
An Awkward Silence: Missing and Murdered Vulnerable Women and the Canadian Justice System - MaryAnne Pearce, Abstract, PhD Thesis

February 13, 2014 - No. 13

Harper's Capital-Centred Federal Budget - Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)

February 17, 2014 - No. 14

Korean Peninsula
DPRK Denounces Phony Human Rights Report
Senior-Level Dialogue Held on Inter-Korean Affairs
DPRK Advances Crucial Proposals to South Side
No to the Foal Eagle/Key Resolve U.S./South Korean War Games!
DPRK Steps Up Struggle for Peace and Reunification in 2014

February 19, 2014 - No. 15

Harper Government's Anti-First Nations Education Act
First Nations Reject Prime Minister Harper's Clumsy Attempt to Bamboozle Them
Opposition to Proposed First Legislation -- Who Said What
Iroquois Caucus Resolution
For Your Information: Harper Government's Proposals for First Nations' Control of First Nations Education Act

Yukon Peel Watershed
First Nations Stand Up for Their Rights

February 20, 2014 - No. 16

Injunction Blocks Anti-Worker Bill 46
Stand with Alberta Public Sector Workers in Defence of Their Rights!
The Need for Modern Definitions of Workers' Rights
Reasons for Decision to Stay Bill 46
Additional Comments by Justice Thomas

Intensify Organized Resistance to the Anti-Social Austerity Agenda!
Wildrose Party's Ideological Assault on Alberta's Public Services
Beware the Big Four and Their Political Representatives

Defend the Rights of All!
Lougheed Leadership Legacy Is Anti-Worker and Pro-Sellout - Dougal MacDonald

Coming Events
Rally for Retirement Security!

February 21, 2014 - No. 17

Summit of North American Leaders
No to Expansion of the United States of North American Monopolies!
Mexican People Greet Summit of North American Leaders With the Cry: 20 Years of NAFTA -- No Más! - Claude Brunelle
Oppose Canada's Operation as Trojan Horse for U.S. Imperialism in the Americas! - Enver Villamizar

For Your Information
Open Letter from Mexican Organizations
FTA at 25: NAFTA at 20 - Bruce Campbell, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

February 24, 2014 - No. 18

U.S.-Backed Coup Attempt in Venezuela
Hands Off Venezuela! Uphold the Sovereignty of All Nations!
Venezuelans March Against Violence and Fascism
Venezuela Repudiates U.S. Interference
Government Shows Retraint and Resolve in Face of Anti-Chavista Mayhem - Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Venezuela Beyond the Protests: The Revolution Is Here to Stay - Eva Golinger
Representation to the Government of Canada
Declaration of Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs

February 25, 2014 - No. 19

Hands Off Alberta's Public Sector Pensions!
Defend the Pensions We Have! Fight for Pensions for All!

Step Up Resistance to Attacks on Pensions - Peggy Morton
Denounce Redford Regime's Campaign Against Pensions
No to PC and Wildrose Wrecking of Pension Plans - Rita Soto
Labour Coalition on Pensions Responds to Auditor-General's Report
Key Quotes from Auditor-General's Report - Labour Coalition on Pensions
Funding Status of Pension Plans in 2013
Canadian Taxpayers Federation Plays Chicken Little with the People's Pensions

Coming Events
Rally for Retirement Security!

February 28, 2014 - No. 20

Should Governments Pour Public Money into Privately-Owned Chrysler?
The Right and Courage to Say No!

Steel Not Steal!
U.S. Steel Cuts Back on Salaried Employees - Local 1005 USW
U.S. Supreme Court Attacks Workers' Rights

2014-2015 Quebec Budget
A Budget in Contradiction with the Needs of a Modern Society
Austerity and Prosperity
Key Measures in the Budget

Speaking Tour by Haitian Human Rights Defender, Attorney Mario Joseph
Ten Years After Haiti's Coup d'Etat: The Human Rights Record - Canadian Haiti Action Committee

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MARCH 2014

March 3, 2014 - No. 21

Oppose U.S.-Backed Terrorism Against Cuba
Celebrate the Release of Cuban Patriot Fernando González from U.S. Prison! All Out to Support Cuba's Right to Be! Free All the Cuban Five!
Fernando the Giant - Message from Gerardo Hernández
Excerpts from Interview with Fernando González
Cuba Suspends Consular Services in U.S. Due to Blockade

Coming Events
Cross Canada Actions to Mark Vancouver's 100th Monthly Picket to Free the Five
Tour of Cuban Musician Gerardo Alfonso to Promote Third Meeting of World Solidarity with Cuba
International Commission of Inquiry into the Case of the Cuban Five, March 7-8, London, UK -

March 4, 2014 - No. 22

Canada Must Recognize First Nations' Rights
Omushkegowuk Walkers' Historic Journey Calls for New Arrangements

No More Missing and Murdered Girls and Women!
March 5 Vigil on Parliament Hill for Loretta Saunders and to Demand a National Inquiry
Tyendinaga Mohawk Take Action to Demand National Inquiry
February 14 Memorial Marches Held Across Canada

March 5, 2014 - No. 23

Stepped Up Resistance to Alberta Government's Attacks on Pensions
Public Sector Unions Say No!to Alberta Government's Latest Dictate on Pensions
Step Up Resistance to Government Attacks on Pensions - Peggy Askin

Statements by Public Sector Unions
Health Sciences Association of Alberta
United Nurses of Alberta
Canadian Union of Public Employees Alberta
Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

Coming Events
Free the Cuban Five!
All Out for International Women's Day!

March 7, 2014 - No. 24

All Out to Make International Women's Day a Success!
Support the Cause of Women for Their Empowerment and Emancipation!
Harper Government's Suspect Enthusiasm for International Women's Day - Christine Dandenault
Our Future Lies in the Fight for the Rights of All! - Janice Murray
Women Lead in the Fight Against the Austerity Agenda and for Rights - Christine Nugent
All Out for March 8, International Women's Day! - Statement of IWD Edmonton

March 10, 2014 - No. 25

Our Future Lies in the Fight for the Rights of All!
Alberta Workers Rally to Oppose Anti-Worker Temporary Foreign Workers Program
Edmonton Stand Up for Pensions Rally: What the Workers Had to Say

Stop Paying the Rich! Increase Funding for Social Programs!
Alberta Seniors Task Force Calls for Comprehensive Universal Pharmacare - Peggy Morton
Premier Redford's Trade Mission to India in Service of Private Monopolies - Rita Soto

March 11, 2014 - No. 26

Harper Government's Unacceptable Changes to Citizenship Act
Bill-C-24 Attacks Modern Definitions of Citizenship and the Right to Conscience - Philip Fernandez
High Ideals Hide Unscrupulous Agenda
Citizenship Bill Makes Canada Less Welcoming Towards Newcomers - Canadian Council for Refugees
Legal Primer: Under New Proposed Law, Citizenship Is Harder to Get and Easier to Lose - Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers

March 13, 2014 - No. 27

51st Anniversary of The Internationalists
Hail the Legacy of The Internationalists and Carry It Forward!
Study the Work of The Internationalists!
Ideological Struggle -- A Necessary Condition for the Winning of Victory

March 14, 2014 - No. 28

International Women's Day Celebrated Worldwide
Women Affirm Themselves as Leaders in the Fight for Rights and Justice

No More Missing and Murdered Girls and Women!
Memorial Rally for Loretta Saunders Demands National Inquiry Now!

Federation of Cuban Women Holds Ninth Congress
Cuban Women Affirm Commitment to Country's Leadership and Economic Model

March 18, 2014 - No. 29

Alberta Government Tables Phony Non-Austerity Budget
Step Up Organizing and Resistance to the Redford Government's Anti-Social Agenda
Redford Budget Continues Attack on Post-Secondary Education - Dougal MacDonald
Balancing the Budget -- In Whose Interests? - George Allen
School Construction: Denounce Redford's Plan to Build Alberta by Paying the Rich - Kevan Hunter

March 20, 2014 - No. 30

April 7 Quebec Election
Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec Participates in Quebec Election

Whose Economy? Our Economy! Who Decides? We Decide!
Quebec Civic Workers' Defence of Their Interests Is Not the Cause of Retirement Fund Deficits - Claude Moreau
Persistent Problem in Agreement Between Alcoa and Quebec Government
Features of Hydroelectricity Agreement with Alcoa - Normand Fournier
Quebec Forestry Workers Reject Resolute Forest Products' "New Model" - Interview, Pierre Thériault, President, National Union of Pulp and Paper Workers, Kénogami

March 21, 2014 - No. 31

Crimea Declares Its Independence and Proclaims a Sovereign State
Strategic and Geopolitical Implications of Crimea's Decision
What Is the Trouble and Who Are the Troublemakers? - Nathan J. Freeman

Free the Cuban Five!
Cross Canada Actions Held on March 5

Coming Events
Tour of Cuban Musician Gerardo Alfonso Popularizes World Conference in Solidarity with Cuba

March 25, 2014 - No. 32

For a Sovereign Quebec Which Defends the Rights of All!
There Is an Alternative to the Anti-Social, Neo-Liberal Offensive! - Pierre Chénier
Sovereignty Without Borders -- What's That? - Claude Brunelle
Quebec Sovereignty and the CAQ Leader's Woes - Gabriel Girard-Bernier

For Your Information
Program of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec
Candidates of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec
Position of Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec on Urgency to Declare a Free and Sovereign State of Quebec

March 27, 2014 - No. 33

Time for a New Direction for Alberta's Economy!
No to "Business as Usual" -- Develop the Independent Politics of the Working Class
The Need to Empower the People, Not the Monopolies
The Battle for Alberta

Defend the Pensions We Have! Fight for Pensions for All!
Successful March 20 Day of Action to Defend Pensions
PC Government Must Withdraw Its Dictate on Public Sector Pensions

Edmonton Coming Events
Rally Against the Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Truth and Reconciliation Walk

March 28, 2014 - No. 34

Bill C-13, the Protecting Canadians from Online Crime Act
Harper Government Lays Groundwork for Police State

"Digital Diplomacy"
Harper Government's New Weapon for Subversion - Tony Seed
New Canadian Ambassador to Venezuela

El Salvador's New President
Despite Reactionary Dirty Tricks, the People Prevail

Coming Events
March 31 Day of Action for Health Care
Tour of Cuban Musician Popularizes World Conference in Solidarity with Cuba

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APRIL 2014

April 1, 2014 - No. 35

Consequences of Harper Government's Wrecking of Canadian Wheat Board
Public Meeting in the Heart of Grain Country Sends Message to Ottawa
Grain Shipping Bill Diverts from Destruction of Public Monopoly as Source of Chaos
Grain Companies Profiting from Marketing Chaos - Canadian Wheat Board Alliance
Farmers Bear Enormous Costs from Agriculture Minister's Failure to Plan - National Farmers Union
Grain Farmers Paying the Price for Post-Single Desk Logistics Failure - National Farmers Union

April 3, 2014 - No. 36

Abolish the Temporary Foreign Worker Program!
Edmonton Rally Says No! to Harper's Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Stop Worker Trafficking by the Harper Dictatorship! - Peggy Askin
Example of Kearl Oil Sands Project - Peggy Morton
Parliamentary Budget Officer's Report Confirms Labour Shortage a Myth

Keep Michener Centre Open!
Friends of Michener Centre Say "The Opportunity to Keep Michener Open Is in Our Hands!"
One Year Later -- The Fight to Keep Michener Open Continues! - Interview, Bill Lough, Friends of Michener
Michener Centre Still Home to Many -- Stop the Closure! - Alberta Union of Provincial Employees

April 4, 2014 - No. 37

Issues in the Quebec Election
Is an Electoral Coup in the Works? - Yvon Breton
Quebec Sovereignty and the "Anglo" Vote - Diane Johnston
The Quebec Liberal Party Remains an Obstacle to the Expression of the Popular Will - Pierre Soublière
Youth Participation in This Election - Linda Sullivan
The Struggle to Guarantee the Right to Education in Quebec has Only Just Begun - Gabriel Girard-Bernier
Public Sector Workers' Working and Living Conditions - Pierre Chénier
Security in Retirement -- an Election and Post-Election Issue - Claude Moreau
Fund the Process Not the Parties - Christine Dandenault

Interview with Leader of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec
How to Intervene in This Election - Pierre Chénier

April 7, 2014 - No. 38

Abolish the Temporary Foreign Workers Program!
Our Future and Security Lie in the Fight for the Rights of All!

Defeat Harper's Anti-Social Low Wage Agenda!
Disinformation About "Labour Shortages" in Canada Exposed - Peggy Morton
Another Research Study Debunks Harper's So-Called Labour Shortage - Dougal MacDonald

Defend the Pensions We Have! Fight for Pensions for All!
Canadian Union of Public Employees Alberta Resolves to Step Up Pension Fight

Fight for the Dignity of Labour!
Arbitration Panel Rules Against Random Drug Testing at Suncor - Peggy Askin

April 8, 2014 - No. 39

Quebec Election Results
Final Tally
It Is Now Up to Quebec Workers, Youth, Students and Seniors to Show What They Are Made Of - Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec
The Humiliating Defeat of the PQ

Health Care Is a Right
Cross Canada Actions in Defence of Public Health Care

A Call for Peace - President Nicolás Maduro
U.S. Interference in Venezuela Echoes Run-Up to 1964 U.S.- Backed Coup in Brazil - George Allen

April 10, 2014 - No. 40

Remarks of Chief Electoral Officer to Senate "Pre-Study" Committee on Bill C-23
Elections Canada Revised Proposed Amendments to Bill C-23

April 11, 2014 - No. 41

Opposition to Bill C-23, An Act to Amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts
Position of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada
Interventions Before Parliamentary Committee Largely Oppose Bill
Thousands of Canadians Deliver Message to MPs' Offices: Let People Vote! -- Fix the "Fair Elections Act" or Scrap It Entirely -, Council of Canadians, Canadian Federation of Students

For Your Information
Elections Bill Exacerbates Lack of Privacy, Political Parties Micro-Target Voters More - Laura Ryckewaert, Hill Times
The Value of Vouching: Why The (Un)Fair Elections Act Will Disenfranchise Vulnerable Canadians - BC Civil Liberties Association
Voter Identification Including Vouching -- Comparison with Provinces and Territories - Elections Canada

April 14, 2014 - No. 42

Small Parties Oppose Bill C-23, the Anti-Democratic "Fair Elections Act"
Bill C-23 Must Not Pass - Joint Press Release

Self-Serving Eulogies and Undeserved Praise
The State Funeral for Former Finance Minister and the Conservative's Crass Opportunism
Former Finance Minister Should Be Held Responsible for Economic Damage, Criminalizing Canadian Workers and Repeated War Budgets - Tony Seed

April 15, 2014 - No. 43

Defend the Pensions We Have! Fight for Pensions for All!
Message to Alberta Government: No Means No! Hands Off Our Pensions!
Disinformation from Think Tanks of the Rich - Peggy Morton
In the Alberta Legislature

Public Right Yes! Monopoly Right No!
Stand with the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation
Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation Protests Gross Negligence in Study of Cancer in Their Community

April 17, 2014 - No. 44

Movement in the United States in Defence of Migrant Rights
National Day of Action to Stop Deportations
Hunger Strikers Demand End to Deportations - Voice of Revolution
Children of Deportees Orphaned in U.S.
Border Agents Kill with Impunity
The Rise of Federal Convictions for Immigration Issues - Michael T. Light, Mark Hugo Lopez and Ana Gonzalez-Barrera, Pew Research Center

For Your Information
Recent Immigration Statistics
Executive Summary: Immigrants in the United States A Profile of America's Foreign-Born Population - Steven A. Camarota, Center for Immigration Studies

April 21, 2014 - No. 45

Revolutionary Cuba Continues to Make Advance
53rd Anniversary of Cuba's Victory Against Foreign Invasion at Playa Girón
Cuba Publishes New Foreign Investment Law
Revelations about U.S. Operations in Cuba Corroborate President Raúl Castro's Assertions - Granma International
ZunZuneo: The Story Is Long and Continues - Iroel Sánchez, Granma International
Cuba's Considerations on the Cyber Subversion of Cuba and the Case against the Social Network ZunZuneo
Cuba Expresses Willingness to Work with U.S. to Resolve Alan Gross Case

Coming Events
53rd Anniversary of Bay of Pigs Invasion -- First Military Defeat of U.S. Imperialism in Latin America
Behind the Empire's Bars: The Case of the Cuban 5 Political Prisoners

April 22, 2014 - No. 46

Send a Message to the Alberta Government
No Means No! Hands Off Our Pensions!

No! to Attacks on Public and Private Sector Pensions
Bill 10 Assaults the Right of Private Sector Workers to Defined Benefit Pension Plans - Peggy Morton
How the PCs Plan to Deprive Workers of Their Pensions One Step at a Time
Wildrose Party Piles on Pressure Against Public Sector Workers and Their Pensions

Education Is a Right! Strengthen Public Education for All!
Resist the Inroads in Education of Private Monopoly Interests!

What Is Behind Alberta's Debate on Math Instruction? - Kevan Hunter

Coming Events
Public Forum on Planned Cuts to Postal Services
April 28 Day of Mourning for Workers Injured or Killed on the Job

April 24, 2014 - No. 47

Quebec Liberals Revive Northern Plan
A Grand Scheme to Pay the Rich - Normand Fournier
Information on Stornoway and Public Investment

Steelworkers Organize to Block Nation-Wrecking
U.S. Steel's Politics of Doom - Rolf Gerstenberger
Psychological Warfare Against Steelworkers
The Cynicism of the Carnegie War Against "Costs"
U.S. Steel's Confusion over Its Carnegie Way - Rolf Gerstenberger

April 25, 2014 - No. 48

Concerns of Public Sector Workers in Quebec
Public Sector Workers' Working and Living Conditions - Pierre Chénier
Wages Are at the Heart of the Problems - Donald Rheault, president of the CSN Abitibi -Témiscamingue Central Council, Nord-du-Québec

Forestry Sector
Deterioration of Quebec Forestry Workers' Living and Working Conditions

International Affairs
Brazil Hosts International Meeting on Global Internet Governance
Cuba to Chair World Health Summit

April 28, 2014 - No. 49

April 28 Day of Mourning
Step Up Organizing to Enforce Right to Safe and Healthy Working Conditions!
Think Workplace Fatalities Are a Thing of the Past? Together, We Have Made Progress but We Must Keep Fighting for Safer Workplaces - Canadian Labour Congress
Oil Sands Worker Killed on Eve of Day of Mourning
Forum Marks 40th Anniversary of Landmark Elliot Lake Miners' Strike
Workplace Health and Safety Commission Blames Rio Tinto for Worker's Death

What the Workers Have to Say
On April 28, REMEMBER - Gary Howe, Vice-President, Local 1005 USW
Railworkers Recognize Interplay Between Workplaces and Communities - Brian Stevens, Unifor National Rail Director
Quebec Construction Workers Demand Tools and Action to Uphold Health and Safety - François Patry, Health and Safety Representative, FTQ-Construction
The Need for Unions that Speak Up for Workers' Rights - André Racicot, President, Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Nord-du-Québec Regional Council and USW Local 9291
Proper Staffing Levels Ensure Safety for Nurses and Patients - Joan Jessome, President, Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union

April 30, 2014 - No. 50

Build the Independent Politics of the Working Class!
Call to Alberta Workers: "All Out for May First -- International Day of Working Class Solidarity!"
Resistance Continues as Workers Defend Their Right to Security in Retirement
In the Alberta Legislature

Abolish Worker Trafficking in All Its Forms! Jason Kenney Has Got to Go!
End the Temporary Foreign Workers Program Now! - Peggy Askin
Research by Alberta Federation of Labour Shows Temporary Foreign Workers Program Intended to Drive Down Wages

Stop the Privatization of Public Services and Social Programs!
No to Plans to Privatize Hospital Labs!
Keep Edmonton Hospital Labs Public! - Peggy Morton

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MAY 2014

May 1, 2014 - No. 51

May Day, International Day of Working Class Solidarity
All Out for People's Empowerment! The Working Class Must Take the Lead - Communist Party of Canada (Marxist- Leninist)
The Importance of Summation and Charting a Way Forward - Workers' Forum

Photo Review
May Day 2013 to May Day 2014

May 5, 2014 - No. 52

Canadian Labour Congress 27th Convention
Largest Convention Ever Opens in Montreal - Louis Lang

May Day 2014
Actions Across Canada

May 6, 2014 - No. 53

Alberta Government Forced to Retreat on Anti-Labour Bills
No Means No! Hands Off Our Pensions! Time to Step Up the Fight!
Government Stands Down on Bill 46 Attacking Public Sector Bargaining Rights

Big Gains for Energy Monopolies, More Austerity Demanded of Workers
Defeat the Anti-Social Agenda! - George Allen

Harper Henchman Vies for Leadership of Alberta PCs
Harper's New Fifth Column Strategy in Alberta? - Dougal MacDonald

Albertans Pay Their Respects on April 28
Step Up Organizing to Enforce the Right to Safe and Healthy Working Conditions!
Tell the Alberta Government That Farm Workers Count - Devin Yeager, Speech at Edmonton Day of Mourning
Federation of Labour Calls for Action on Worker Safety

May 12, 2014 - No. 54

Harper Dictatorship Pays Tribute to Destruction of Afghanistan
Reject All Attempts to Memorialize Canada's Criminal Role in Afghanistan

69th Anniversary of the Liberation of Europe
Imperialist Crimes Against the Peace and Support for Fascist Elements Mark Anniversary

Amid Wrecking Efforts of the U.S. and the EU in Ukraine
Putin-Medvedev Plan to Replace Post-Soviet State with a Federal Arrangement - Nathan J. Freeman

May 13, 2014 - No. 55

Alberta Legislature Adjourns -- What Lies Ahead?
The Need for Independent Politics and Social Forms of the Working Class
Omnibus Bill Furthers Destruction of the Public Authority - Rita Soto

Albertans' Fight for Canadian Standard Pensions as a Right
Step Up the Fight for the Right to Security in Retirement!
Summer Campaign to Discuss, Organize and Fight for Pensions for All - Peggy Morton

No to Privatization of Education and Attacks on Alberta Teachers!
Unacceptable Government Dictate - Kevan Hunter
Task Force on Teaching Excellence an Assault on Teachers
How Teacher Competency Is Presently Ensured

In Memoriam
Oil Sands' Worker Perishes in Deadly Bear Attack

Coming Events
Edmonton Community Forum on the Temporary Foreign Worker Program

May 26, 2014 - No. 56

Organize for the People's Empowerment!
Federal By-Elections -- Defeat Harper's Nation-Wrecking Austerity Agenda!
Discussion of a Pro-Social Agenda and New Direction for the Economy -- The Example of Fort McMurray--Athabasca

End the Anti-Social Temporary Foreign Worker Program Now!
Alberta Federation of Labour Calls to End Labour-Trafficking Program in a Manner that Respects Workers' Rights
Edmonton Community Forum
Excerpts of Alberta Federation of Labour Letter to Minister Kenney

Cultivating Imperialist Leaders at Harvard and University of Alberta
Why Select Kim Campbell to Head U of A's New Leadership College? - Dougal MacDonald

Note to Readers

May 29, 2014 - No. 57

Harper's Fundraising for Anti-Communist Monument
Anti-Communist Crusade Promotes Cause of Nazi SS - Dougal MacDonald

Latin America and the Caribbean
33rd Anniversary of Unjust Imprisonment of Puerto Rican Political Prisoner
Oscar López Rivera

Coming Events
Ottawa Event to Celebrate the Victory of the Salvadorean People
5 Days for the Cuban 5

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JUNE 2014

June 16, 2014 - No. 58

Fort McMurray--Athabasca Federal By-Election
Defeat Harper's Anti-Worker, Nation-Wrecking Austerity Agenda!
It Can Be Done! Make a Difference on June 30!
Campaign Launched to Protect Learning at Athabasca University - Dougal MacDonald
Fort McMurray All-Party Forum on Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Protest at Minister of Employment and Social Development's Office in Calgary
Rally in Fort McMurray Against Temporary Foreign Worker Program

June 20, 2014 - No. 59

Cuba's Fight for Human Rights
Mariela Castro Espín to Speak in Toronto

44th General Assembly of Organization of American States in Asuncion, Paraguay
Latin American Cooperation Trumps U.S. Domination

El Salvador Celebrates Inauguration of New President
Historic Success for Salvadoran People

Five Days for the Cuban Five
Third Annual Gathering Held in Washington, DC
Actions in Canada Demand Release of Remaining Cuban Patriots Unjustly Imprisoned in U.S.

World Cup in Brazil
Denying Rumours with Actual Facts - Workers' Party of Brazil

Coming Events
25th Pastors for Peace Caravan to Cuba Tour of Southern Ontario - Canadian Network on Cuba

June 24, 2014 - No. 60

June 24, 2014
Quebec's National Holiday - Geneviève Royer
Origins of June 24 Celebrations

June 25, 2014 - No. 61

Macleod Federal By-Election
Defeat the Harper Government and Its Assault on Canada's Standard of Living!
Concentration of Wealth and Power in Meatpacking Sector - Peggy Morton
Temporary Foreign Worker Program -- Monopoly Offensive Against Meatpacking Workers
"Good Enough to Work -- Good Enough to Stay"
Harper's Former Macleod MP Becomes Agri-Tech Lobbyist - Dougal MacDonald

Fort McMurray-Athabasca By-Election
Twin Highway 63 Now! - George Allen

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JULY 2014

July 2, 2014 - No. 62

Decision to Proceed with Northern Gateway Pipeline
No Means No! Pipeline Approval in Contempt of the Rights of First Nations and Canadians
No to Northern Gateway! Yes to a New Direction for the Economy! - Peggy Morton

Swearing In of New Ontario Government
First Nations Remind Government of Nation-to-Nation Relations

Wawangajing -- Ring of Fire
New Report Raises Social and Environmental Concerns

July 4, 2014 - No. 63

Anniversary of Lac-Mégantic Tragedy
The People Want Redress
Demands for a Public Authority Which Enforces Health and Safety on the Railways

Governments Must Bring an End to Workplace Deaths and Injuries
More Tragic Construction Worker Fatalities in Toronto Area
High Frequency of Worker Deaths Shows Ontario Safety Not Improving - Jim Nugent

July 7, 2014 - No. 64

Public Hearings on Alberta's Anti-Pension Bills 9 and 10
Workers Defend the Pensions They Have and Speak Out for Pensions for All!
Proposals for Pro-Social Solutions
Letter to the Editor

By-Election Results in Fort McMurray
A Hollow Victory for Harper
Provide Camp Workers with the Right to Vote
Results of Four Federal By-Elections

July 8, 2014 - No. 65

In Memoriam
Byungho Yoon

Canada's Resources Should Benefit the People
U.S. Mining Monopoly Exports Its Crisis to Canada - Jim Nugent
Who Uses Chromite and Other Strategic Minerals

Ongoing Wrecking of Manufacturing
Unacceptable Government Intervention in Heinz Scam to Defraud Workers - Enver Villamizar

Protesting Unemployment on Quebec's North Shore
Workers Demand Work

July 9, 2014 - No. 66

Widespread Resistance Demands a Free Palestine
End Israeli Occupation and Aggression!
Disinformation Used to Launch State Terror
Beating of U.S. Teen Underscores Zionists' Crimes Against the Youth
Hold Occupying Power to Account
Case of Missing Youth Used to Undermine Palestinian Unity Government

July 15, 2014 - No. 67

Fraudulent Discourse on Pension Deficits for Municipal Employees - Claude Moreau
North Shore Health Care Workers Embroiled in Budget Management Not
Patient Treatment
- Interview, Nathalie Savard, President, Syndicat des intervenantes et intervenants de la santé du Nord-Est québécois (SIISNEQ)
Daycare Educators Hold One-Day Strike and Demonstrate Across Quebec

July 16, 2014 - No. 68

Scrap the Temporary Foreign Worker Program!
Rally at Jason Kenney's Office Demands Rights and Status for All!
End the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Now! - Peggy Morton
Neo-liberal Globalization and International Mobility Programs

For Your Information
Changes to the Temporary Foreign Worker Program Announced on June 20

Note to Our Readers

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September 3, 2014 - No. 69

August Events
CPC(M-L) Celebrates Historic August Anniversaries

September 4, 2014 - No. 70

Workers Continue Opposition to Anti-Social Temporary Foreign Worker Program
Scrap the Temporary Foreign Worker Program! Rights and Status for All!
Organize for the New!

Security in Retirement an Important Agenda
Defend the Pensions We Have! Fight for Pensions for All!
Discussion on Pensions

Alberta Progressive Conservative Leadership Race
Bogus Election of New Premier
PC Leadership Race Shows Need for Democratic Renewal - Peggy Morton
Who Is Jim Prentice?

Fight to Keep Michener Centre in Red Deer Open
Prevent Further Tragedies -- Stop Moving Michener Residents!- Peggy Askin

September 9, 2014 - No. 71

New Alberta Premier Proclaimed
No Time to Wait and See! Organize to Defeat the Neo-Liberal, Anti-Social and Anti-Worker Agenda of the Rich!
Jim Prentice: Champion of the United States of North American Monopolies - Peggy Morton

End Colonial Justice!
Treaty 8 First Nations Step Up Fight to Affirm Human, Constitutional and Treaty Rights -- Alberta Bill 22 Has to Go!

Our Security Lies in the Fight for the Rights of All!
Stop the Layoffs at Shepherd's Care in Edmonton!
Shepherd's Care Foundation and the Issue of Value

September 11, 2014 - No. 72

Obama's September 10 Speech
The U.S. Commitment to Cause Worldwide Death and Destruction Is Sure to Destroy the U.S. Itself

Chile, 1973: The First 9/11
Justice for Chile! No to U.S. Aggression Against Iraq and Syria Under the Hoax of Fighting Terrorism!
Toronto Vigil to Commemorate Coup in Chile

September 12, 2014 - No. 73

No to U.S. Double Standards on Terrorism
10th International Colloquium of Solidarity with the Cuban Five and Against Terrorism
Fabio, Forever in Our Thoughts - Granma International
Cuba Confers Friendship Medal on Keith Ellis
South African Parliament Calls on U.S. to Release All Cuban Five Patriots in U.S. Jails

End 16 Years of Unjust Imprisonment of Anti-Terrorist Cuban Patriots
International Campaign Underway
UK Denies Visa to René González
New Report of International Commission of Inquiry - Voices for the Five, Cuban Solidarity Campaign
Cuban Five Granted Nelson Mandela Prize by Philadelphia's Geller Foundation
Coming Events

September 16, 2014 - No. 74

Organize for the People's Empowerment!
Alberta Premier's Agenda to Smash Resistance and Impose Monopoly Dictate - Peggy Morton

End Colonial Justice!
Condemn Racist Attacks on the Lubicon Nation! Stand with Chief Bernard Ominayak!

Our Security and Future Lie in the Fight for the Rights of All!
Hold Prentice Government to Account for Layoffs at Seniors' Homes!
Workers in Action to Stop Layoffs at Shepherd's Care in Edmonton
- Peggy Askin
"Business Models" for Seniors' Care Have No Place in a Modern Society
- Rita Soto

Coming Events
Information Pickets at Shepherd's Care Foundation Sites in Edmonton

September 18, 2014 - No. 75

Referendum on Scotland's Independence
People of Scotland Go All Out to End Union with England
Keep the Initiative! All Out for a "Yes" Vote! - Workers' Weekly
NATO Intervenes in Scottish Referendum
Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in a Future Scotland - Professor Alan Miller, Chair, Scottish Human Rights Commission

For Your Information
Background to Demand for Scottish Independence
Democracy Declaration of Scotland (1992)

September 23, 2014 - No. 76

Annul the Canada-Europe Free Trade Agreement!
All Out to Oppose Neo-Liberal Free Trade and Monopoly Right! Demand a Self-Reliant Human-Centred Economy for Canada
Together We Can Stop CETA! - Canadian Maritime and Supply Chain Coalition

Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreements
Undermining Public Authority in the Name of High Ideals - Jim Nugent

Privatization of Atomic Energy Canada Limited
Harper Government Completes the Destruction of Public Control of Nuclear Energy and Science - Louis Lang

September 24, 2014 - No. 77

Organize for People's Empowerment! Defeat the Neo-Liberal Austerity Agenda!
Premier Declares Alberta "Under New Management" - Peggy Morton
Prentice Government Hits Pause Button on Pension Assault

Education Is a Right!
Society Must Provide the Right to Education with a Guarantee - Kevan Hunter

Public Right Not Monopoly Right!
Oppose the Deregulation, Privatization and Sellout of Alberta's Electricity - George Allen

September 30, 2014 - No. 78

UN Security Council High-Level Meeting on Terrorism
Resolution 2178 Unanimously Passed but Obama Diplomatically Rebuked - Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

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October 1, 2014 - No. 79

Provincial By-Elections Announced in Calgary and Edmonton
All Out to Occupy the Space for Change by Developing Independent Working Class Politics - Peggy Morton
Alberta Emergency Medical Services Workers Speak Out

Scrap the Temporary Foreign Worker Program!
Condemn the Harper Dictatorship's State-Organized Worker Trafficking and Attacks on the Unemployed!
More Evidence of Bogus "Labour Shortage"

Education Is a Right! Increase Investments in Public Education!
Who Decides at Athabasca University? - Dougal MacDonald

Coming Events
No to U.S. and Canadian Troops in Iraq and Bombing of Iraq and Syria!

October 3, 2014 - No. 80

Nova Scotia
Militant Opposition to McNeil Government's Anti-Labour Bill 1, Health Authorities Act
About Bill 1

New Brunswick Provincial Election
Liberals Takeover New Brunswick

Oppose Disinformation About Cuba
Cuba's Temerity -- The Tomakjian Case - Isaac Saney, Co-Chair and Spokesperson, Canadian Network on Cuba
U.S. Blockade Hinders Information Technology Development in Cuba
U.S. Plans to Attack Cuba in 1976 Revealed

Coming Events
Actions in Support of Cuba's Right to Be
Stop the U.S.-Led Destruction of Iraq and Syria Now!
Hamilton: Rally for Good Jobs
Toronto: Action at U.S. Steel's Phony Bankruptcy Hearing
Ottawa: Take Back the Night

October 7, 2014 - No. 81

Monopoly Right No! Public Right Yes!
Oppose the Alberta Government's Neo-Liberal Agenda of "Environmental Leadership" - Peggy Morton
Environmental Regulations and the United States of North American Monopolies

Education Is a Right! Increase Investments in Alberta's Public Education!
Oppose Continuing Tory Attacks on Post-Secondary Education - Dougal MacDonald
Restructuring of Post-Secondary Education
Prentice Government Toys with the Basics - Kevan Hunter

October 10, 2014 - No. 82

Fight for Justice in Ferguson, Missouri
Support the Resistance to State-Organized Racist Attacks!
Failure of Justice Department and Obama in Ferguson Is a Failure of U.S.-Style Democracy - Voice of Revolution
Support Continued Resistance in Ferguson, Missouri - Voice of Revolution
Calls to Demonstrate October 10-13
Reports From Youth Resisting in Ferguson

October 15, 2014 - No. 83

Alberta By-Elections
A New Direction for the Economy -- An Election Issue! - Peggy Morton
Stop Paying the Rich! Increase Funding for Social Programs!
Federation of Labour Releases Study on Upgrading and Refining
Bitumen in Alberta

Mount Royal University Students Oppose Tuition Fee Increases
Education Is a Right -- Another Election Issue!

October 21, 2014 - No. 84

October 27 Alberta By-Elections
All Out to Defend the Modern Rights to Health Care and Seniors' Care
-- An Election Issue

The Clash of Rights
Stop the Privatization of Edmonton Hospital Labs -- An Election Issue!
- Peggy Morton
The Right to Bargain Terms of Employment Is an Election Issue
More Fraudulent Claims by the Prentice Government

Coming Events
Health Care Workers Rally at Jim Prentice's Calgary Office
All-Candidates Forum on Health Care for the Edmonton-Whitemud Constituency

October 22, 2014 - No. 85

Soldier Killed at War Memorial
Canadians Suffer Results of Harper Government's Anarchy and Violence - Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist)
The Need to Oppose Terrorism on an Enlightened Basis - Enver Villamizar
The Climate of Terror - Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ)

Coming Events
October 25/26 Anti-War Day of Action

October 24, 2014 - No. 86

Canada Needs an Anti-War Government
Join Demonstrations Calling for an End to Canada's Participation in a New Iraq War!
Statement of the Canadian Peace Alliance and Collectif Échec à la guerre

ISIL Attacks Ottawa?
Harper's Use of Tragic Events to Promote War Agenda and Suppression
of Rights
- Louis Lang
The Canadian Government and Media Are Creating a Moral Panic - Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

October 27, 2014 - No. 87

UN Vote on U.S. Blockade of Cuba
Defend Cuba's Right to Be! End the U.S. Criminal Blockade Now! No to U.S. State Terrorism!
Blockade Intensified Under President Obama
U.S. Experts Push for Normalizing Relations with Cuba
U.S. Agriculture Coalition Forms to End Blockade of Cuba
Widespread Effects of Criminal Blockade

For Your Information
Report by Cuba on the United Nations Resolution on the Necessity to End the Blockade (Excerpt)

October 28, 2014 - No. 88

Build the Workers' Press to Oppose Media Monopolization
The Working Class Must Have Its Own Voice! - Dougal MacDonald

Canada-Wide Days of Action October 24-26
People of Cold Lake, Alberta Reject Attempts to Demonize Muslims - George Allen
No to Canadian Participation in U.S.-Led Wars of Terror! No to Criminalization of Dissent!

October 31, 2014 - No. 89

150th Anniversary Commemoration of Martyrdom of Tsilhqot'in Chiefs
Historic Ceremony Receives Exoneration and Apology from BC Government
- Charles Boylan

In the Parliament
Bill C-43, Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2
Omnibus Budget Implementation Bill Includes Many Anti-Social Measures - K.C. Adams

Bill C-586, Reform Act 2014
More Changes to the Elections Act - Anna Di Carlo

Bill C-18, Agricultural Growth Act
Escalating Attacks on Farmers and the Agricultural System - Dougal MacDonald

Bill C-377, Act to Amend the Income Tax Act
Private Member's Bill Which Attacks Workers and Unions Reintroduced

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November 3, 2014 - No. 90

Developments in Latin America and the Caribbean

Dilma Rousseff Wins Second Term in Second Round of Presidential Election

First Round of Presidential Election

Evo Morales Affirms Re-Election as "Victory of the Anti-Imperialists"

U.S. Criminal Blockade Massively Rejected by UN

Venezuela Wins Security Council Seat
Thousands of Youth March Against Terrorism

Mass Protests Continue to Demand Return of Disappeared Students

Extraordinary ALBA Summit on Ebola
Latin American and Caribbean Nations' Exemplary Stand to Combat Ebola
Key Address by Cuban President Raúl Castro
Declaration of Extraordinary Summit

November 4, 2014 - No. 91

The Afterlives of the Korean War
End U.S. Interference in Korea!

Symposium Highlights Need to End Korean War with Peace Treaty - Philip Fernandez
U.S. and EU Self-Serving Manipulation of Human Rights to Isolate the DPRK
North Korea Challenges America's Unending War Strategy at the United Nations - Ronda Hauben
Futility of U.S. Ambitions to Dominate Asia-Pacific - Korean Central News Agency
U.S. Continues Plans for Use of Nuclear Weapons Against Korea

November 7, 2014 - No. 92

The Incoherence of an Economy Based on a Single Raw Resource - Dougal MacDonald
The Boom, Gloom and Doom of a Single Resource Economy
Premier and Appointed Ministers Win Seats in By-Elections

British Columbia
Controversy Grows in Cariboo-Prince George Federal By-Election Nominations - Peter Ewart
Provincial Government Continues Cuts to Public Education - Charles Boylan
Interview with Post-Secondary Teachers' Union President

November 10, 2014 - No. 93

2014 Mid-Term Elections in U.S.
Republican Majority: Dysfunction, Extremes and More Executive Rule - Voice of Revolution
Two-Party System in Shambles
Two-Thirds of Eligible Voters Did Not Vote
Money Spent in the Elections

November 11, 2014 - No. 94

Remembrance Day
The Canadian People Say "Never Again!"; Harper Says "Again and Again!" - Dougal MacDonald
Oppose Pro-Imperialist Pro-War Conception of Remembrance - Windsor Peace Coalition
Canadian Veterans Denounce Harper Government for Using Remembrance Day for Shameful Self-Promotion - Louis Lang
Has Canada Left Its Wounded Veterans in the Lurch? - National Association of Federal Retirees Magazine
The First World War: The Real Lessons of This Savage Imperial Bloodbath - Seumas Milne

November 13, 2014 - No. 95

Harper's Fall Economic Update Is an Attack on the People and Their Society - K.C. Adams -

November 20, 2014 - No. 96

Join Rally to Oppose Halifax International Security Forum!
War Criminals Are Not Welcome in Canada! Work to Establish an
Anti-War Government!

Harper Government's Subservience to Senator McCain and U.S. Interests - Tony Seed
The Credentials of a War Criminal -- U.S. Senator John McCain

November 21, 2014 - No. 97

G20 Summit in Brisbane, Australia
People’s Opposition Amidst Tight Security
Expensive Defence of Monopoly Right and Anti-People Agenda

November 24, 2014 - No. 98

Oppose Canada's Promotion of Darkest Reaction in the Name of Freedom and Democracy
Harper Dictatorship's Involvement in Promoting Neo-Nazi Revival - Dougal MacDonald
Canada Joins U.S. and Ukraine in Voting Against Anti-Nazi Resolution

For Your Information
2014 Anti-Nazi Resolution at UN Third Committee

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December 1-16, 2014 - Nos. 99-110

2014 Photo Review -- All Out for People's Empowerment!

Note to Our Readers
Season's Greetings

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