What's New: Réseau pour un transport en commun gratuit
Le RTC est un service public dont la mission est de «permettre aux citoyens de mieux vivre la ville par un transport collectif de qualité, au meilleur coût pour la collectivité». La seule façon de remplir pleinement cette mission de façon juste et équitable est d'abolir toute tarification et d'opter pour la gratuité du transport en commun.
In The News Today
Canada Shifts to Right Under Harper, Mimicking the United States
Canada's shift to the right under Prime Minister Stephen Harper's leadership, and how democracy reigned in a small Canadian town, Kitimat, British Columbia, where they voted no to the tar sands Northern Gateway Pipeline.
therealnews.com | 23 Apr 2014, 6:00pm
Call for Solidarity with Q'eqchi' Communities
Murders. Violent forced evictions. Rapes. Land thefts. Shootings. Criminalization of dissent.
www.change.org | 23 Apr 2014, 4:00pm
Biggest Strike In China's History Enters 6th Day
The largest strike in China's history has entered the sixth day, defying state attempts to repress workers struggling against economic and social injustice. Police arrested several organizers of the strikers at the Yue Yuen factory, which produces shoes for Nike and Adidas.
revolution-news.com | 23 Apr 2014, 3:00pm
What are we going to do about Vancouver's Chinatown?
I spent many days and weekends in Vancouver's Chinatown helping my dad at his office. He worked in the building on Keefer and Main (the one being turned into the Keefer Block condominiums). Back then, that corner was probably the definition of 'vitality' in Chinatown.
www.straight.com | 23 Apr 2014, 2:00pm
Life expectancy for Aboriginals in Toronto is 37
The average person in Toronto has a life expectancy of 75 years. But a new report by Anishnawbe Health Toronto, a centre with the goal of improving health and well-being of Aboriginal People, found that the average Aboriginal person in Toronto who attended one of four health clinics can expect to live about half that long - only 37 years. For Aboriginal men it is 34.
knlive.ctvnews.ca | 23 Apr 2014, 12:00pm
Sweden: How the welfare state was stolen
For a hundred years, ABF-Huset on Sveavägen has been the headquarters of the workers' education movement, a pillar of Sweden's 'study-circle social democracy'. Every day and all evening the classrooms and lecture halls are filled with adult education classes, theatre and music performances, as well as political discussions.
links.org.au | 23 Apr 2014, 4:00am