Quebec state workers fight gov’t attacks on unions, public services

Vol. 85/No. 15 - April 19, 2021
Public sector workers protest in Montreal March 31, part of fight for a contract, to stop government attacks on wages and working conditions, for more funds to schools and other services.

MONTREAL — Under the slogan, “Sound the alarm for public services,” over 1,000 teachers, nurses and other government workers simultaneously rallied at the Quebec National Assembly in Quebec City and at Premier Francois Legault’s office here in downtown  March 31.…

Locked-out Quebec aluminum workers win solidarity

Vol. 82/No. 31 - August 20, 2018

“The company thought they could make us come crawling back on our knees. That will never happen,” Patrick Rochette, a member of United Steelworkers Local 9700, told Communist League candidate Beverly Bernardo and campaign supporters on the picket line at…

Despite protests, Ottawa deports Guatemalan woman

Vol. 82/No. 18 - May 7, 2018

MONTREAL — Despite solidarity picket lines and other actions here, in Toronto and other Canadian cities April 13, Canadian Border Services Agency immigration cops deported 42-year-old Lucy Francineth Granados back to Guatemala. She had been living and working without papers…