The United May Day Committee keeps the tradition of International Workers’ Day alive by organizing an indoor rally to complement the annual march on the streets of Toronto. We bring together labour, political, and international speakers with a rich array of talented performers from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
This year's event, on Saturday, April 28th, is the eighth anniversary of our celebration at the Steelworkers Hall. We are again offering a program with powerful, relevant speakers and outstanding entertainment. Featured among the speakers will be John Clarke, long-time activist with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, Sam Gindin, former Research Director of the Canadian Autoworkers Union, and Farah Malik, Member of the Ontario Committee of the Communist Party of Canada, and a member of the Committee of Progressive Pakistani-Canadians.
Artists in this year's cultural program include the traditional Korean percussion ensemble Pichojune, and the 'Rumbafunk' Latin-fusion sounds of the JD Quartet.
Saturday April 28th at the Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil St.
Doors open at 6:00 PM. The program starts at 6:45 PM.
All are welcome. Admission is free. Food & refreshments will be available.
Please join us at the annual May Day March on Tuesday, May 1. For more information visit our Facebook page: "Workers United - Building Our Future" or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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