Bob Cantrick, communist cadre for over 5 decades

Vol. 84/No. 51 - December 28, 2020
Above, Steve Penner, organizer of Communist League in Canada, speaks at Dec. 5 celebration of political life of Bob Cantrick held in Montreal. “Bob was won to the communist movement in the late 1960s under the impact of the Black rights, women’s liberation, anti-Vietnam War movements, and the Cuban Revolution, which points the way forward toward humanity’s socialist future,” Penner said. Inset, Cantrick working at Marley Cooling Tower in Kansas City, Missouri in 1990.

MONTREAL — Thirty-two people attended a Dec. 5 celebration here of the political life of Bob Cantrick, a member and supporter of the communist movement in three countries for more than 50 years. Participants came from Toronto, Hamilton and Montreal.…