Canadian Dimension: Time to Revitalize the Anti-War Movement

“War 2” by Carlos Latuff. Justin Trudeau certainly did not run on a military-strength platform. Nowhere on the campaign trail did Liberals talk about increasing military spending or using “hard power” abroad. The recent speech by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chrystia Freeland, alongside the announced 70% increase in military spending should ring alarm bells. Stephen ...

Canadian Dimension: The Leap Manifesto and the NDP

LeapManifesto.org The New Democratic Party and its predecessor, the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation, have always had manifestos and other defining documents. From the Calgary Program to the Regina Manifesto to the Winnipeg Declaration to the NDP constitutional preamble to the Waffle Manifesto, to the New Regina Manifesto, and even to the recent constitutional amendments, the NDP has been the Canadian political party ...

Canadian Dimension: The Leap Manifesto

Photo by Jared Grove We start from the premise that Canada is facing the deepest crisis in recent memory. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has acknowledged shocking details about the violence of Canada’s near past. Deepening poverty and inequality are a scar on the country’s present. And Canada’s record on climate change is a crime ...