The Canadian Progressive

Hard-hitting, provocative, unapologetic, activism-oriented political news and analysis


Ontario Teachers Begin Strike Actions November 12


by OSSTF/FEESP After postponing sanctions for five days, Ken Coran, President of the Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation announced early this morning that discussions with the Provincial Government have ended without an agreement. OSSTF/FEESO made the offer to continue talks in an effort to reach an acceptable agreement. OSSTF/FEESO is open to further discussions at both… Read More

Malala Yousafzai Honoured With Global Day Of Action

Malala Yousafzai

A Taliban gunman shot her as she made her way home from school in Pakistan. She survived the assassination attempt and is now recovering at Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital hospital in the UK. Today, Malala Yousafzai has become the symbol for every girl child’s birthright to education.

Shame: 61 million children not in school worldwide

Globally, 61 million children, most of them girls, are denied their birthright to education. They’re discriminated against, marginalized and exploited. Please click here to add your voice to millions around the world calling on governments and international organizations to ensure that these children have access to education by the end of 2015.

Quebec Student Protest Movement Begins Tour Of Ontario Universities

Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois

By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive:  While the pots and pans are on a summer hiatus, the ground-breaking Quebec student protest movement is visiting an Ontario university near you. Representatives of CLASSE, Quebec’s largest student federation, and other activists have embarked on a tour of ten Ontario universities. The nine-day Quebec-Ontario Student Solidarity Tour, funded by the… Read More