Ottawa

Ottawa Reoccupation and State Repression – Against Snitch-Jacketing!

Recent confirmation of state surveillance of pro-Indigenous sovereignty mobilization by mainstream media have raised a lot of concerns among activists in Ottawa and elsewhere. What we have learned so far is that the federal police forces, the RCMP, were actively spying on the anti-colonial Reoccupation mobilization around Canada Day this year, both while it was […]

May Day 2017 Roundup

Annual May Day mobilizations provide a number of opportunities for revolutionary communists. They’re an opportunity for us to put revolutionary politics front-and-centre in the minds of workers and oppressed people, to commemorate the history of revolutionary struggles which continue to present the best hope for the future, and to take stock of the state of […]

Police Rush to Defend MRAs in Ottawa!

This is a statement from the Revolutionary Student Movement (MER-RSM): Last night, February 10th, the RSM participated in protesting a meeting of misogynists under the guise of “men’s rights activism” on uOttawa campus. As a result, this event, which was organized, led and attended almost entirely by retired and tenured professors and other non-students, turned […]

Boycott the Elections! Organizing Meeting in Ottawa

– An invitation from the Proletarian Revolutionary Action Committee – Ottawa. Monday, September 7th at 7pm Moon Dog Pub & Grill 238 Laurier Ave. East, Ottawa –> Facebook event. As we enter into the second week of the 2015 federal elections, we can see now more than ever that real political change for the oppressed […]

Anti-capitalist Feminists Oppose Reactionary Misogynists

(May 14, 2015) Today, between 100-150 protesters took the streets of Ottawa to protest the National March for Life, a march of thousands of people led by reactionary misogynists calling for the criminalization of abortion. Initiated by the Proletarian Feminist Front, organizations of anti-capitalist feminists from Ottawa, Hull, and Montreal rallied to put an end […]

Red Contingents at May Day 2015

This year again, the Revolutionary Communist Party called for the formation of “colourful red contingents” for International Workers Day. In a statement titled “The World Needs Socialism! Socialism Requires Revolution! The Revolution Needs Us!”, the PCR-RCP called for waving “the proletarian flag that symbolizes our strength, our courage, and the victories that soon will be […]

RSM-uOttawa Condemns Israel’s Renewed Assault on Palestine

University of Ottawa Revolutionary Student Movement in association with OPIRG denounces the unceasing attack on the people of Gaza perpetrated by the State of Israel that to this hour has resulted in more than a thousand Palestinians killed, thousands wounded, overwhelming majority of them civilians–children, women, the elderly and men not affiliated with any armed […]

Proletarian Feminists Confront Anti-Choice Reactionaries in Ottawa

Every year in Ottawa an anti-choice march is held in May to promote the criminalization of abortion, drawing in thousands of misogynists. This year, however, the Proletarian Feminist Front of Ottawa and its allies, including the Revolutionary Student Movement, decided to break with traditional sidewalk protesting and took to the streets to fight this gendered […]

The Proposal for General Assemblies Wins at uOttawa

In a second referendum held last February 4, a large majority of uOttawa students finally voted in favor of the authority of general assemblies on the campus. This time, the quorum was easily met; the General Assembly officially became the supreme decision-making body of the Student Federation. The proposal to support general assemblies was first […]