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Activist Communique: Stop Ford Toronto March -- Today

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Stop Ford Toronto March - TODAY
Ford's cuts deferred, but not defeated.

The deets:
Nathan Phillips Square
5:30 p.m. - Rally for Toronto
7:00 p.m. - "Gravy social"
7:30 p.m. - Stop the Cuts Group strategy session

We strongly encourage all those who care about the future of this city to come out to the Rally for Toronto on September 26, at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall.

After the rally, we are no longer calling for a camp-out in Nathan Phillips Square on the evening of the September 26th or the breakfast/rally and actions on the 27th. Instead Stop the Cuts will host free food, music and important discussions about how we can continue to build momentum in our shared fight against Ford's agenda. We will connect people with groups working in their communities or help them create their own neighbourhood committees.

This has been a historic summer for resistance in Toronto. We must carry this energy forward to the budget process in November and beyond, to ensure that we stop Ford's vicious austerity agenda once and for all! Join us!


Coming from the Downtown East End?

Meet at 4:30 p.m.
Moss Park (Queen and Sherbourne)
Join the Downtown East Stop the Cuts Committee Assembly and Feeder March
*Going to the 'Respect Toronto' Rally and Stop the Cuts 'Gravy Feast'

*tokens available*

For more info: torontodte@gmail.com


CUPE Ontario
Canadian Federation of Students
Community Allies
Rhythms of Resistance

Meet at 4:30 p.m. at Ryerson Student Centre
55 Gould St. @ Church St.

...then march at 5 p.m. to join the 'Respect Toronto' Rally at City Hall.

Directions: walk north on Yonge St. from Dundas St. and go east on Gould
St. until you reach Church St.
Dundas Square - Nearest subway station

For more information:
Email: iburbano@cupe.on.ca


Barrio Nuevo is sponsoring a bus for Monday's rally. Here are the times
and locations:

The pick-up times for our bus are as follows:
3:00 p.m. - Centre for Spanish Speaking People
3:30 p.m. - Sheppard and Arleta
4:00 p.m. - San Lorenzo


Before the Rally: #PicnicTO to Stop the Cuts
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.

Come out and bring your friends to City Hall for the Council discussion of the Core Service Review and the Budget. Enjoy Council's lunch break and bring something to eat or share outside (perhaps veggie, local, sustainable?) and let's eat good food together.

*We also invite you to bring chalk to once again share visions of inspiration for the City of Toronto and what you want it to be* More details.

IMPORTANT: Confused by the news out of City Hall? Read this to find out more about what City Hall is doing (and how we can organize to stop it!).


Join a neighborhood committee, join an action, get in touch! We have fought for justice and dignity in Toronto before, and we are not stopping in September! In the face of a massive attack on public services, we need to fight back like never before. No matter what City Council votes, we need to build our power to keep our services open and accessible through all the means at our disposal. Join neighborhood committees or start your own, so that in the years to come if any branch of government comes after homes, our neigbours or our services, we can gather together to stop them!

DONATE: If you can donate financially please visit our chip-in or make cheques out to "Toronto Stop the Cuts"

ENDORSE: Have your organization or union local endorse "Toronto Stop the

FOOD and SUPPLIES: if you have food or supplies that you can donate,
please let us know!


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