Join the International Marxist Tendency for the 7th annual Montreal Marxist Winter School. This event has grown every year and we expect hundreds of participants for 2017. As a  commemoration of the Russian Revolution we will have special sessions and prominent international speakers.

The school will be held on the weekend of 18-19 February 2017 at Concordia University in Montreal. The daytime sessions will be held in the FG building located at 1616 Rue Sainte-Catherine West in room C070.


Saturday, February 18th - Room FG-C070
9:00am: Lessons of the Russian Revolution – presented by Alan Woods, Marxist author and editor of the popular Marxist website "In Defence of Marxism" (
1pm: Lunch
2pm: The Revolution Betrayed - What went wrong? – presented by Julien Arseneau of the La Riposte editorial board (
5pm: Building Socialist Fightback Students - presented by Farshad Azadian of the Fightback editorial board (
7:00pm: Social (On the 7th floor of the Concordia University Hall building at 1455 De Maisonneuve Blvd. West)

Sunday, February 19th - Room FG-C070
9:00am: The impact of the Russian Revolution in Quebec, Canada, and the USA – presented by Alex Grant, editor of Fightback magazine (
12:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm: The prospects for revolution today – presented by Hubert Prévaud, editor of the French Marxist journal “Revolution” (
5:00pm: End

Discussions will be held in French and English using consecutive translation.

Fee (including food): $25 for out-of-town participants; $40 for Montreal residents; $90 for Toronto resident (school fee plus charter bus). Please fill registration form below.

For those travelling from Toronto: We have booked a charter bus which will be leaving Toronto for Montreal on Friday, Feb. 17th at 3:00 PM from Chester station and returning on Monday, Feb. 20 at 11:00 AM. The cost of the return trip is $65, and you can book your space by paying the fee along with school fee below. The bus is almost full so reserve asap if you wish to get a spot on the bus. For anyone who does not make it on the bus or cannot leave at that time, we will be organizing carpools which will be departing at various times.

To reserve your spot, you can pay using major credit cards and Paypal below. Alternatively, send cheque made out to Fightback to: Fightback, 366 Danforth Ave., Suite 201, Toronto, ON M4K 1N8. 

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For those who need a place to stay in Montreal, we recommend reserving a place at the HI-Montreal Hostel. The cost is approximately $25 per night. Note: We do not have reserved places here so the spots will be limited and you should book yours right away! The hostel is located at: 1030 Rue Mackay, Montréal, QC, H3G 2H1. To reserve: 

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