Toronto's 24th annual socialist May Day Celebration

Saturday, May 1, 2010 - 23:00
Free Times Cafe
320 College Street
43° 39' 27.126" N, 79° 24' 8.874" W

Toronto’s 24th Annual Socialist May Day Celebration 'Eco-Socialism or Extinction' _______________________________________________________________________


- Jorge Soberon, Consul General of Cuba in Toronto

- Mirna Quero de Pena, Consul General in Toronto of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

- Ali Mallah, Vice-President of the Canadian Arab Federation, member of CUPE, and V.P. (Alternate) of CLC. 

- Barry Weisleder, substitute teachers’ organizer, and Federal Secretary Socialist Action

- Lesley Wood, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty M.C.

- Elizabeth Byce, Federal Treasurer NDP Socialist Caucus and retired member of the Toronto Local Canadian Union of Postal Workers.


Musical entertainment: Jon Brooks, Marianne Girard, Bill Heffernan, Glen Hornblast, Smokey Dymny and Linda Saslove.


For details, call the Free Times Café at 416-967-1078. 

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



Thank you for reading this story...

More people are reading than ever and unlike many news organizations, we have never put up a paywall – at rabble we’ve always believed in making our reporting and analysis free to all. But media isn’t free to produce. rabble’s total budget is likely less than what big corporate media spend on photocopying (we kid you not!) and we do not have any major foundation, sponsor or angel investor. Our only supporters are people and organizations -- like you. This is why we need your help.

If everyone who visits rabble and likes it chipped in a couple of dollars per month, our future would be much more secure and we could do much more: like the things our readers tell us they want to see more of: more staff reporters and more work to complete the upgrade of our website.

We’re asking if you could make a donation, right now, to set rabble on solid footing.

Make a donation.Become a monthly supporter.


We welcome your comments! embraces a pro-human rights, pro-feminist, anti-racist, queer-positive, anti-imperialist and pro-labour stance, and encourages discussions which develop progressive thought. Our full comment policy can be found here. Learn more about Disqus on and your privacy here. Please keep in mind:


  • Tell the truth and avoid rumours.
  • Add context and background.
  • Report typos and logical fallacies.
  • Be respectful.
  • Respect copyright - link to articles.
  • Stay focused. Bring in-depth commentary to our discussion forum, babble.


  • Use oppressive/offensive language.
  • Libel or defame.
  • Bully or troll.
  • Post spam.
  • Engage trolls. Flag suspect activity instead.