Rallies and meetings are being held across Ontario in opposition to Doug Ford’s new anti-protest law. The so-called “free speech on campus” policy will effectively ban student protests against racist and fascist speakers on campus. Students who refuse may face disciplinary action including expulsion. Universities unwilling to participate will have their funding stripped. This is an attack on freedom of speech, and must be resisted by all means necessary.

For more information on the anti-protest law, you can read our in-depth analysis of it here.

To sign the petition, follow the link here.

Schedule for Rallies & Meetings:


Rally at Ryerson University
Thursday, Oct. 18
1 to 3pm
Corner of Gould St. & Victoria St.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2163865653901384/

UofT Panel Discussion
Wednesday, Oct. 24
7 to 9pm
Location TBD
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2176517985949900/

Rally at York University
Tuesday, Oct. 30
1 to 3pm
Kaneff Tower, 4700 Keele St.
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/469838133526498/


Public Meeting at McMaster University
Wednesday, Oct. 3
6 to 8pm
Burke Science Building, Room 104
Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/2099051623692095/


Public Meeting in Oshawa
Tuesday, Nov. 6
Location TBD
Contact: 289.356.4576

Meetings are also being planned for Waterloo. Be sure to follow marxist.ca or our Facebook page for updates. If you would like to organize a meeting in your town, please contact us at fightback@marxist.ca.

List of Supporters:

Socialist Fightback Students
Canadian Federation of Students – Ontario
CUPE Ontario
Canadian Union of Postal Workers
Centre for Women and Trans People
Latin American and Caribbean Solidarity Network
BDS Toronto
Hugo Chavez Peoples Defence Front

*Please contact us if your organization would like to be added to the list of supporters.

*If you would like to organize an event in your town, please contact us at fightback@marxist.ca