Category Archives: Canada

A man was killed in a 1998 explosion at the Irving refinery; afterwards, a safety report made recommendations that would ‘prevent a similar occurrence,’ but 20 years later the refinery exploded again

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Warship watch. French nuclear-powered submarine, US guided-missile cruiser in Halifax

2018.10.05.FS Amethyste arrives at Shearwater.Tim Krochak

FS L’Améthyste arrives at Shearwater on October 5 | Tim Krochak, Chronicle Herald

A French nuclear-powered submarine arrived in Shearwater on Friday for the first time in two years. Continue reading

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For your information: NAFTA becomes USMCA

NotInOurNameThe supranational oligopolies that control the economies of North America and seek global hegemony have tightened the screws of their domination over the peoples of the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The changes to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in becoming the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) have both strengthened and loosened the rules of international trade on the continent to favour the most powerful oligarchs. Continue reading

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The noise accompanying the new free trade agreement between US, Mexico and Canada



Since President Trump’s inauguration in 2017, the Trudeau Liberals and their retinue in the mass media and trade union movement have hysterically bleated about the demise of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). They have presented Trump’s threat to walk away from NAFTA as a grave danger to Canada’s economy and saving the trade agreement as akin to saving Canada from collapse. The mass media generated a three-ring circus of non-stop “will they agree or not,” “will Trump pull the plug or not,” “will Freeland appear on the steps to make an announcement or not.” Continue reading

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Quebec: A majority government


Chantier Politique (October 2) – Following the October 1 election in Quebec, the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) will form a majority government having won 74 ridings with 1,508,805 votes which is 37.7 per cent of the popular vote. This is said to be the lowest vote in Quebec history for a party that won a majority. CAQ gains came at the expense of the Liberals and the Parti Québécois (PQ). It now has two seats on the island of Montreal. Continue reading

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Quebec: Do not permit the ruling parties and media to use immigration to dominate this election!

The Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec issued a very sharp commentary on September 30, 2018 on the eve of the election. Full text follows:


The ruling class has managed to make immigration the issue in this election. It is even saying that the Coalition Avenir Québec is posed to win the election on the basis of this platform. Continue reading

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Quebec election comes to a close

TML Weekly asked Pierre Chénier, leader of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Quebec (PMLQ), his thoughts on the Quebec election in the final days of the campaign. That interview is published below.


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