Creative March to "Build a Solidarity City" on International Workers Day
Connecting Sanctuary City, Homeless deaths, Idle No More, Porter Strike, Jo Fresh and Dhaka deaths
Toronto -- Hundreds of people are expected to march on Toronto streets for the the 8th Annual May Day of Action on International Workers Day May 1, 2013, starting at 5:30pm at Toronto City Hall, marching past Joe Fresh at 589 Queen West and down to support the striking Porter workers at Little Norway Park at 659 Queen's Quay West billed as a protest to connect social and environmental justice initiatives in Toronto under the banner "Building a Solidarity City". There will also be a Free Food For All Festival from 1pm to 4pm at Queen's Park earlier that day.
Creative actions and speeches will take place at each of these stops.
Rally at 5:30pm at Toronto City Hall
Ensure access to services to Toronto residents without full immigration status; open a new shelter space in Toronto.
Idle No More Round Dance at Queen & Bay at 6pm (approximate time)
Ensure respect for indigenous sovereignty and implement measures to reverse climate change.
Continue to Queen & University at 6:30pm (approximate time)
Insist that Ontario raise welfare rates by 55% and raise the minimum wage to $14.
March to Jo Fresh at 589 Queen West, 7:00pm pm (approximate time)
Protest the murder and exploitation of Bangladeshi garment workers by Canadian corporations and demand immigration status for all migrant workers.
March to Little Norway Park to support Porter Workers, 7:45pm (approximate time)
Ensure better wages, working conditions and permanent work for Porter workers.
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