In memory of the celebrated Canadian political economist, Mel Watkins.
Shirley Douglas was a champion of public health care, nuclear disarmament and the Black Panther breakfast program.
David J. Climenhaga
A statement from UFCW 401 president Thomas Hesse and secretary treasurer Richelle Stewart said, "it is hard to express how saddened we are by the loss of our great brother, Douglas."
Former MPP Richard Allen told the stories of Canadian left-wing politics in a way that helped many people of faith to see a place for themselves in the struggle for an alternative to capitalism.
Former Ottawa Centre MP Paul Dewar, who died of cancer in February 2019, was known to say that all religious faith is political.
As the first person arrested under a new law at the G20 in Toronto in 2010, he made headlines. He continued to fight injustice and increase awareness.
Philip Roth, an American novelist who was a pre-eminent figure in 20th-century literature, died at age 85 last week.
The former Health Canada scientist and whistleblower was a hero of the non-GMO movement.
The Canadian labour movement lost a formidable champion of women's rights this month with the passing of Joan Gower Gillatt, the first woman president of what is now the BCGEU.
John Dillon, KAIROS Canada's long-serving researcher and policy analyst on the global economy, human rights and ecological justice passed away on June 5.