Transit Survey: What We Found

In February 2020, we asked Leap supporters to share your dreams for how we can improve public transit -- and over 1000 of you responded, from nearly every province and territory. Here's what we heard.   How do you use transit? We found that 25% of respondents take public transit to work, and of that [...]

Tour Highlights

A GREEN NEW DEAL FOR ALL In June 2019, The Leap traveled from Vancouver to Halifax, coast to coast, for 6 SOLD OUT STOPS of our Green New Deal for All Tour. Vancouver Livestream Watch a livestream of our sold-out Vancouver event, [...]

Three takeaways from the new IPCC report

Three takeaways from the IPCC's new report The new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report is out, and it is a dramatic development [1].  The threat advisory from the world’s scientific climate community just went from orange to flashing red.But here’s the key takeaway: limiting warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius is still possible, and will [...]

Courage To Leap: How the Left Can Win

On February 15th, 2018, key organizers of Bernie Sanders and Jeremy Corbyn’s insurgent campaigns delivered a message loud and clear to the NDP federal convention in Ottawa: radical politics are not a liability for the progressive left in Canada, but rather the path to power and victory. Courage to Leap, co-organized by The Leap and [...]

ACTION: What is the Leap Manifesto?

Once in awhile, an action, document, demand or slogan breaks out of the social movement world and becomes common currency in the wider culture. Occupy Wall Street is a great example. This process is mysterious – it’s usually not because the people behind it are uniquely brilliant, or the content is completely new. In [...]