On Tuesday, word broke that Ottawa's mayor Jim Watson had signed a proclamation declaring today, May 12, as "Respect For Life Day." This was to honour the annual "March For Life" anti-choice/anti-abortion march that is taking place today.
As Canadians, we’re proud of our reputation for tolerance and fairness. Even with a socially and fiscally conservative government, we still maintain that we are the sane alternative to the extreme Tea Party doctrine so prevalent south of the border. Unfortunately, this national sense of self is more illusion than reality.
Join the Greater Toronto Workers' Assembly for a 'coffee house' discussion on:
Abortion Rights: Access and Barriers
Introduced by Rachael Johnstone
Saturday, February 9th
Beit Zatoun612 Markham Street (just south of Bloor, near Bathurst subway station).
Followed by Q and A and discussion.
This is the second of three-part monthly series on anti-capitalism and feminism. Watch for future listings.