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Resistance across borders: U.S. activist allowed into Canada despite FBI warning

| March 2, 2010
In photo: Margaret Villamiza (Windsor Peace Alliance), Doug Hayes (Council of Canadians), Ann Wright and Andrea Peloso (Code Pink), in Windsor, ON March 1st

As papers across Canada have reported, despite FBI warnings, peace activist Col. Ann Wright crossed into Canada to speak in Toronto tonight about cross-border resistance.

After quitting the US Army over the war in Iraq in 2003 Colonel Ann Wright was subsequently banned from entering Canada. She successfully entered Canada yesterday, and will speak against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan in Toronto tonight at an event sponsored by the Council of Canadians, CODEPINK, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace (VOW), Science for Peace and rabble.ca:

7:00 p.m.
International Student Centre (ISC), Cumberland House, Cumberland Rm #102
33 St. George Street
University of Toronto

Other speakers include members of Toronto's Iraq War Resisters and Stuart Trew from the Council of Canadians.

Join us at this event to better understand Canada's wars and the implications for security and border policies.

rabble.ca will be podcasting this event.

Download the event poster.

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