Toronto’s 29th Annual Socialist May Day Celebration

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Toronto’s 29th Annual Socialist May Day Celebration

Toronto’s 29th Annual Socialist May Day Celebration

with speakers: Javier Domokos Ruiz, Consul General of the Republic of Cuba in Toronto (written message).

John Clarke organizer for the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty.

Megan Whitfield, President, Toronto Local, Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Mohamed Boudjenane a director of the Canadian Arab Federation

Marie Clarke-Walker Executive Vice-President of the Canadian Labour Congress.

Myles Magner, Vice-President, Ontario Public Service Employees' Union.

Barry Weisleder  Federal Secretary, Socialist Action, and substitute teachers' organizer.

 

M.C.: Elizabeth Byce, federal Treasurer, NDP Socialist Caucus, and retired member of the Toronto Local, Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Celebrate with entertainers: Mohommad Ali Aumeer, Toronto hip-hop rap artist;

Husain Mojtahedy, 14 year-old spoken word artist, writing and performing for 2 years;

Lynn Harrison, recording artist, writer and educator;

Diem Lafortune, 2013 Canadian Folk Music Awards' Aboriginal Songwriter of the Year Nominee whose CD "Beauty and Hard Times" ;

Mike Tod, folk singer, radio programmer and carpenter, sings old-time songs and is a member of the CUPE 3903 Executive;

Glen Hornblast, folk singer on the social justice scene with a CD titled “Once in a Blue Moon”;

Linda Saslove, Ottawa's sweetest vocalist;

and Bill Heffernan, activist, teacher and song smith.

 

Enjoy delicious food from the menu and drinks from the bar. For details, call the Free Times Café at 416-967-1078416-967-1078  . At the event there will also be a literature and CDs display, a raffle, and surprises. Saturday, May 2, 2015 7 p.m. Free Times Cafe, 320 College St., (2 blocks west of Spadina) Toronto, Ontario Admission: $10 waged, $5 non-waged or PWYC For more information, go to: www.socialistaction.ca E-mail: socialistactioncanada@gmail.com Phone: (647) 986-1917(647) 986-1917  

sponsored by Socialist Action / Ligue pour l'Action socialiste (Fourth Internationalists in the Canadian state) Event endorsed by: CUPE Local 3903; Canadian Arab Federation; Greater Toronto Area Council - OPSEU; Toronto Local - Canadian Union of Postal Workers; Ontario Coalition Against Poverty; Toronto Haiti Action Committee; NDP Socialist Caucus; Toronto Forum on Cuba; and Workers' Action Movement.

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