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Norman Bethune Day

“Medicine, as we are practising it, is a luxury trade. We are selling bread at the price of jewels… Let us take the profit, the private economic profit, out of medicine, and purify our profession of rapacious individualism… Let us … Continue reading

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

A day like today, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human … Continue reading

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Fidel was devoted to the cause of the people

Letter to the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Cuba On behalf of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of Canada, I write to express our deepest sympathy and condolences to you, and through you to the Cuban … Continue reading

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How Canada’s Government, Corporations, Media and Academia Sell War and Exploitation

A Propaganda System: How Canada’s Government, Corporations, Media and Academia Sell War and Exploitation. Book Launch by the renowned author Yves Engler This Thursday at 5:30 pm in MacKinnon 227, at the University of Guelph Facebook Event Click here to … Continue reading

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Silence never won rights: resigning of the director of the Montreal Science Centre

At this point, the long strike continues, after the workers of the Vieux-Port (Old Port) of Montreal rejected a tentative agreement held by the negotiation teams of the PSAC Local 10333 and the Société du Vieux-Port de Montréal (SVPM). The … Continue reading

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Silence never won rights: the four-month strike of Montreal’s Vieux-Port workers

“Those unions that enjoy the right to strike have no guarantee that sacrificing their jobs and their livelihood will result in victory but they nevertheless engage in lengthy strikes, not because they are assured of winning but because they are … Continue reading

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Trudeau’s Pension Reform: Where’s the Beef?

The best thing about the federal government’s pension reform is its pending decision to restore the age of eligibility for Old Age Security (OAS) to 65. It was Harper who raised the age to 67, citing the OECD countries which … Continue reading

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