Political Action

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ImagiNations: Reframing Our Collective Future

Oct 23, 2015 to Oct 25, 2015
St. Clair Centre for the Arts
201 Riverside Drive
Windsor , ON
Canada
42° 19' 13.35" N, 83° 2' 11.9184" W
Ontario CA
This year, the Council of Canadians celebrates 30 years of bringing people together to act for social justice.
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2015 Grace MacInnis Visiting Scholar Lecture: 'Grassroots Politics in Parliament'

Sep 14, 2015 to Sep 15, 2015
Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings St.
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 4.308" N, 123° 6' 41.8608" W
British Columbia CA
The 2015 Grace MacInnis Visiting Scholar Lecture will explore the connections and challenges of grassroots political activism and how that translates into a Parliamentary environment.
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Memorial March for the Victims of Harperism

Sep 19, 2015
Supreme Court Lawn
301 Wellington St.
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 15.1968" N, 75° 42' 14.5548" W
Ontario CA
Join us for a simple, powerful, theatrical event mourning our many losses during 10 years of the Harper government.
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People's University: Rethink Freedom

Aug 20, 2015 to Aug 24, 2015
UQAM Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 30' 6.0804" N, 73° 34' 2.1216" W
Quebec CA
Next week in Montreal (August 20-23), 300 activists from progressive social movements and the left will be gathering for the annual People’s University
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6th annual Popular University Reimagining Emancipation

Aug 20, 2015 to Aug 23, 2015
UQAM | Université du Québec à Montréal Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 30' 6.0804" N, 73° 34' 2.1216" W
Quebec CA
You want to take part in social change in Canada and the world? Join us on August 20 to 23 as we build a movement towards a more sustainable, inclusive and socially just Canada.
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Social justice used book sale

Aug 15, 2015
Tranzac Club
292 Brunswick Avenue
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 54.8424" N, 79° 24' 27.2052" W
Ontario CA
Bargain pricing on books (mainly progressive political non-fiction but other genres too) and assorted CDs! All funds go directly to Groundswell!
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Toronto Peoples Social Forum

Jul 10, 2015 to Jul 12, 2015
Ryerson Engineering Building
Church Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 36.9684" N, 79° 22' 43.2516" W
Ontario CA
As a follow up to the very successful Peoples' Social Forum, we are hosting a Social Forum in Toronto to counter the Pan American Economic Summit
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Right to the City/Right to Landscape

Jul 9, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Both political ecology and critical landscape studies have shown that any landscape is situated within structures operating at other scales.
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Unite 4 Our Rights: Stop C-51 Canada-wide event

May 30, 2015
Various
Canada
CA
Bill C-51 is a threat to our rights and freedoms. Join the National Convergence in Ottawa as we continue to voice our opposition, or if you are unable to make it, join or start a rally of your own.
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March for Jobs, Justice and the Climate

Jul 5, 2015
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
A coalition of grassroots organizations march on the eve of the Pan American Climate Summit of the Americas
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Cuba combatting Ebola in AfricaL Cross-Canada Speaking Tour

May 21, 2015
Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 21.9072" N, 123° 7' 21.2988" W
British Columbia CA
You’re invited to come hear from Dr. José de Jesús Portilla, one of Cuba’s celebrated internationalist revolutionary doctors about Cuba’s contribution to the battle against Ebola.
Forum topic

What is the future of the Conservative party?

I ask this not out of any affection but as a means of understanding the future political landscape. The question does have some bearing now in terms of how we communicate our opposition. Is it to Harper? The Conservative Party? or to the Right Wing Failed Ideology that should be our real target?

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Art and activism

May 27, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Theresa Wolfood takes us on a tour of many art forms created all over the world that show how creativity can inspire action and hope.
Forum topic

C-51 about to be passed: 'See you in the slammer kids'

"There are no internal constraints left to halt totalitarian capitalism. Electoral politics is a sham. The media is subservient to corporate power. The working class is being disempowered and impoverished.

The legal system is a subsidiary of the corporate state. Any form of dissent, no matter how tepid, will soon be blocked by an internal security apparatus empowered by anti-terrorist laws that will outstrip anythign dreamed of by the East German Stasi state.

And no one in Ottawa or Washington intends to help us..."  

 

Chris Hedges on C-51: They Have Won, And is is Up to Us

http://rabble.ca/news/2015/03/chris-hedges-on-c-51-they-have-won-and-it-...

 

Bill C-51 goes to a final House of Commons vote today

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