May 1: International Workers Day in Vancouver

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 23:00

Grandview Park

7pm Free BBQ & Folk Show

9pm Dance Party / Take The Streets

 

On May 1, International Workers' Day, come out for the fourth straight anti-capitalist, anti-authoritative party to celebrate this city's grassroots resistance to gentrification, capitalism, and pipelines!

5 years ago hundreds of people converged at Grandview Park on occupied and unceded Coast Salish Territory to protest its gentrifying redevelopment. This May 1st we are meeting at the park to take it back for a night, and to say that despite efforts to force people out of their homes we’re still here.

As we reclaim space on Commercial Drive, we are standing in solidarity with the indigenous land defenders resisting, LNG pipelines on their own territory and the Burnaby Mountain caretakers resisting Kinder Morgan. In the face of increasing criminalization of radicals (Bill C-51, the anti-mask bill, etc), solidarity with all those fighting for self-determination is more important than ever.

Meet at Grandview Park (Commercial at Charles St) at 8pm. Bring tha ruckus.

If you would like to speak or help organize email us at vancouvermayday2015@riseup.net

Remember, you can always organize your own autonomous contingent to join us!

Grandview Park Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 57.8244" N, 123° 7' 14.6568" W
British Columbia CA

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