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Schools of Horror: Mistreatment and Murder of Indigenous Children in Canada

Alongside Indigenous Peoples, we must continue to call the treatment of Indigenous Peoples in Canada genocide. It is critical to continue to pressure Canada on the world stage to uphold the rights of Indigenous Peoples for future generations. Maybe if Canada had implemented the recommendations from the processes that Indigenous Peoples have engaged in to seek justice we would not be in the place we are now.

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Digital Organizing Isn’t as Straight Forward as it Seems

Digital organizing has become the hot new thing in unionization campaigns. Digital mobilization and engagement technologies have become essential to winning. However, while some unions have won remarkable gains utilizing these technologies, other unions have lagged behind.

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Coming or Going: The Impact of COVID-19 on Asylum Claims in Canada and the US

What Canadian and US immigration regimes could not do to asylum seekers through the law, they have done through restrictions imposed because of COVID-19.

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Holding Pattern

In this new publication, Coordinating Editor of Canada Dimension Andrea Levy offers a key analysis of the recent election in Canada and its main players, and what do the results mean for the Left in North America.

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Québec Solidaires’ Electoral Breakthrough

Summing up the October 1st provincial election results, Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, co-spokesperson of Québec solidaire, said it best: “the era of the two-party system is finished in Quebec.” Indeed, the political landscape has changed radically. The two parties that dominated Quebec politics for the past half-century now lay in tatters. The incumbent Liberal Party of Quebec […]

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Mapping the Canadian Left

Sovereignty and Solidarity in the 21st Century By Andrea Levy and Corvin Russell. Canada has an international reputation for being friendly. Its foreign policy seems to be rooted in cooperation and human rights while social-democratic policies and values reign at home. This reputation may have something to do with the long shadow cast by its […]

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Transatlantic Left Voices

Canada’s “Maple Spring”

From the Quebec student strike to the movement against neoliberalism The 2012 student strike in Quebec is a lesson in successful struggle against austerity policies. The strike was sparked by the announcement by the governing Parti libéral du Québec (PLQ) of Premier Jean Charest that tuition fees would increase 75 percent, from CND $2168 per […]

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The Value of Diversity: Canada’s Immigration and Integration Regime

Migration is not a new phenomenon—it is as old as humanity. But in a world in which more and more goods and services are exchanged at an ever faster pace, migration has globalized as well. In contemporary capitalism, it has—following the general trend of neoliberal development—increasingly become socially differentiated: for economic reasons nation-states court a […]

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Left Turn in Canada?

The NDP Breakthrough and the Future of Canadian Politics In the last Canadian federal election, the New Democratic Party (NDP) won more than 30 per cent of the popular vote. For the first time in the party’s fifty-year existence, it now forms the Official Opposition in the national Parliament in Ottawa. Because of this remarkable […]

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