Alberta Politics: Canada’s Conservative Party, a once-great national organization, is being overwhelmed by its own extremists

PHOTOS: Federal Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi, a hard-working and talented former Edmonton Transit bus driver. Below: Alberta Infrastructure Minister Brian Mason, a hard-working and talented former Edmonton Transit bus driver. Mr. Sohi, a Liberal, and Mr. Mason, a New Democrat, are both used to cheap conservative shots about their former job. Also, federal Heritage Minister ...

Dead Wild Roses: The 500 – A cautionary tale for North American Workers

    The rights we enjoy today in Canada as workers and professionals were not given to us.  It was through bloody at times, collective struggle that our rights as workers were imposed on the capitalist class.  Power never makes concessions – struggles for basic working benefits must be fought for and taken.  The price for ...

Dead Wild Roses: The 500 – A Cautionary Tale for North American Workers

    The rights we enjoy today in Canada as workers and professionals were not given to us.  It was through determined, bloody at times, never-say-die, collective struggle that our rights as workers were imposed on the capitalist class.  Power never makes concessions – struggles for basic working benefits must be fought for and taken.  The ...

The Canadian Progressive: FBI “plot to identify and assassinate Occupy leaders”?

The FBI hatched a “plot to identify and assassinate Occupy leaders”? It’d seem so, according to the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund and civil liberties activists.  Information obtained by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund via a Freedom of Information Act request reveal that the FBI: a) “collaborated with other federal agencies, including the Department of Homeland ...