October 14th will be Canada’s 3rd election in just four years. After an
entire year of speculation that the government could fall at any
minute, it was Stephen Harper who broke his own fixed election date
promise and pulled the plug. We are facing harder and harder times but
do any of the parties have a solution to the problems workers face?
For a week now, Montreal has been boiling with rage. The unprovoked
murder of 18-year-old Freddy Villanueva, by agents of the Montreal
Police Service, catalyzed an explosion that has been building for
years. Police attacks on peaceful demonstrators sparked a riot.