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Calling on Canada to protect fair elections in Hong Kong

image; flickr/David Leo Vekster

Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders Anson Chan and Martin Lee spoke last week about Hong Kong's democratic development at two public forums in Toronto. The democracy heavyweights travelled to Canada and the U.S. to rally international support for Hong Kong people's fight for genuine democracy.

On Monday, April 7, over 300 attended the talk "One Country Two Systems Under Threat" hosted by Canada-Hong Kong Link. Another talk "Hong Kong's Democratic Future" was held by Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada on Wednesday. Chan and Lee discussed Hong Kong's current political crisis and democratic development.

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| December 20, 2013

Go Global Expo, Toronto

Saturday, September 21, 2013 - 11:00am - Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 5:00pm

Location

Sheraton Centre, Toronto
123 Queen Street West
Toronto, ON
Canada
43° 39' 4.5216" N, 79° 23' 3.7248" W

Are you interested in working, volunteering, studying or living overseas? Check out opportunities in more than 100 countries at the 2013 Go Global Expo (www.letsgoglobal.ca).

Taking place September 21 – 22 at the Sheraton Centre in downtown Toronto, this FREE event will showcase:

May 16, 2013 |
Take action and show solidarity with these workers by sending a message to Bangladesh's Prime Minister and the Minister for Labour and Employment.
Redeye

Law firms behind growing number of lawsuits brought by corporations against countries

January 25, 2013
| A recent report says that a certain group of lawyers are drumming up business for their own firms by encouraging foreign investors to sue countries over changes in regulations.
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| November 15, 2012

Harbourfront Centre: World Stage Dance Performance 2012

Saturday, February 18, 2012 - 12:00am - Friday, May 18, 2012 - 6:24pm

Location

Harbourfront Centre
235 Queens Quay West
Toronto, ON M5J 2G8
Canada
Phone: 416-973-4000
43° 38' 19.6512" N, 79° 22' 59.1852" W

World Stage has returned to Harbourfront Centre for the 2012 season (Feb 18-May 19, 2012) and it is full of new and exciting performances!

World Stage is an acclaimed international performance series, featuring provocative and cutting edge international and Canadian contemporary performances! Eight hand-picked productions from the U.S., the U.K., France, Brazil and Canada will augment decades of progressive world-class performance found only at World Stage. World Stage features thought-provoking productions featuring some of the biggest stars and hottest up-and-comers in performing arts.

World Stage ticket packages are available for a limited time.

Visit harbourfrontcentre.com or call the box office at 416-973-4000 for terms and details.

January 2, 2012 |
In 2011, Inter Pares contributed more than $4.1 million in financial support, as well as political and organizational assistance, to our counterparts in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and Canada.

Kyoyo Protocol = Wake-up Call


Today, Canadians shouldn’t feel shame; they should be angry, betrayed and saddened at the diminishment of Canada, at home and around the world, by this government. By their action during the climate change conference in Durban, South Africa.

Every Canadian. Any political affiliation. Any region. Any religion, Any race. Any ability.

Remember this is not the Canadian government, but the ‘Harper government,’ I am just as happy to be distant from this pack of bullies in suits.

I can’t be distant though. These people represent our country, you and me. They speak for us. They should pay some attention to the values that we share. Equality might be a good start. Or environmental responsibility.

Go global expo

Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 11:00am - Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 4:00pm

Location

Westin Harbour Castle
1 Harbour Square
Toronto, ON
Canada
Phone: 416-835-1583
43° 38' 28.32" N, 79° 22' 33.312" W

Are you interested in studying, working, or volunteering overseas? On September 24th-25th, Verge Magazine's Go Global Expo gives you the chance to interact with dozens of organizations offering volunteer travel, undergraduate and graduate programs overseas, internships abroad and professional placements outside of Canada!

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