NCC pitches a new plan for victims of communism memorial

The NCC is revising the design of a controversial monument. John Geddes explains why it’s unlikely to sway those who find the idea unthinkable


Bob Rae is back

And now a word from the National Citizens Coalition.


A communist memorial seeks capital

Plans to erect a monument commemorating victims of Communist rule face a lack of public interest (and funding)


Commies not happy with anti-commie monument

This is beyond priceless. As the NCC Board worried, the leader of the Communist Party of Canada is NOT HAPPY about the proposed monument to the victims of totalitarian communism. Miguel Figueroa says:

“In our considered view, the monument would constitute an unjust attack on the pride Canadian Communists feel for our pioneering contributions to Canada since 1921, such as fighting fascism, organizing industrial workers into unions,initiating the movements to win unemployment insurance, public health care and other social programs, campaigning for peace and disarmament, fighting for the full national rights of Aboriginal peoples and Quebec and in defending Canada’s sovereignty.”


Memorial to a very, very oppressive something

Say what you want about Stalin; he had an efficient decision process. There was that murderous
regime, though.