Come out this May Day, as we join with workers around the world in celebration of the militant tradition of May 1st, as a day to oppose the exploitation of workers. Hard-won wages, benefits, and social services continue to erode as Canada joins other imperialist countries in forcing increased labour flexibility in the name of 'free-trade' and the capitalist neo-liberal agenda.
We are also continuing the courageous struggle of immigrant and migrant workers across North America against increasingly repressive and racisit immigration controls, as we join together to assert our dignity and affirm international solidarity.
Performances and speakers, followed by DJ and dancing!
Dedicated to the memory and revolutionary legacy of Hari P. Sharma.
Supported by Justicia for Migrant Workers, No One Is Illegal Vancouver,
Organizing Centre for Social and Economic Justice, Rhizome Cafe.
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