Toronto's 23rd Annual Socialist May Day Celebration: "Solidarity Against the Crisis"

Friday, May 1, 2009 - 23:00 to Saturday, May 2, 2009 - 03:00

Toronto’s 23nd Annual Socialist May Day Celebration

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Solidarity against the Crisis
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Speakers:
Jorge Soberon
Consul General of Cuba in Toronto
John Clarke
Organizer,
Ontario Coalition Against Poverty

Nchamah Miller of the Communist Party of Colombia
Ali Mallah Vice-President of the Canadian Arab Federation, member of CUPE, and V.P. (Alternate) of CLC.
Niraj Joshi of the Toronto Haiti Action Committee
Barry Weisleder
Substitute teachers’ organizer, and Federal Secretary, Socialist Action

M.C.: Elizabeth Byce, federal Treasurer, NDP Socialist Caucus, and retired member of the Toronto Local, Canadian Union of Postal Workers

*Celebrate with entertainers:

Jon Brooks, 2008 Porcupine Winner ‘Mac Beattie Award’, 2007 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee ‘Best Songwriter’;

Marianne Girard, roots/alternative country singer-song writer with 2 CDs attracting praise;
Bill Heffernan, activist, teacher and song smith;

Glen Hornblast, folk singer on the social justice scene;

Smokey Dymny, an IWW rebel troubadour;

and the sweet harmonies of Linda Saslove.

Enjoy delicious food from the menu and drinks from the bar. For details, call the Free Times Café at 416-967-1078. At the event there will also be a literature display, raffle, and surprises.

Friday, May 1, 2009 7 p.m.
Free Times Cafe, 320 College St.,
(2 blocks west of Spadina) Toronto, Ontario

Admission: $10 waged, $5 non-waged or PWYC

Info: www.socialistaction.org/ca.htm E-mail: barryaw@rogers.com Phone: (416) 535-8779

sponsored by Socialist Action (Fourth Internationalists in the Canadian state)
Event endorsed by: Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, Toronto Haiti Action Committee, National Council of Latin American Women in Canada, Communist Party of Colombia, NDP Socialist Caucus, Toronto Forum on Cuba, and the Free the Cuban Five Cultural Committee.

Free Times Cafe
320 College Street 2 blocks west of Spadina Ave.
Toronto
Canada
43° 39' 27.0576" N, 79° 24' 8.8992" W
CA
Barry

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