Resistance Across Borders was held March 2nd in Toronto, as an opportunity to encourage understanding about Canada's involvement in war, as well as the implications of international conflict on security and borders. The event was organized by the Council of Canadians and CODEPINK, with rabble.ca as media sponsor. Its keynote speaker was Colonel Ann Wright, who was banned from entering Canada after leaving the US Army in 2003 because of her disagreement with the war in Iraq. The MC for Resistance Across Borders was Andrea Peloso, coordinator for CODEPINK in Toronto.
Stuart Trew, Trade Campaigner for the Council of Canadians
Patrick Hart, Iraq War Resister
Col. Ann Wright
Questions: Col. Ann Wright hears audience comments
Graciela Flores, No One Is Illegal
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