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rabble.ca turns 8 in April! We're celebrating with events in Vancouver and Toronto!

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We're hosting events in Toronto and Vancouver to celebrate rabble.ca's 8th birthday!We hope you'll join us:

April 16th in Toronto:

What's Wrong With Our Newspapers? A lively discussion with Peter C. Newman, Linda McQuaig, Wayne Macphail and hosted by rabble.ca board President Duncan Cameron

Thursday April 16, 7:30 (doors 7:00)

Koffler Auditorium
569 Spadina Crescent
Toronto, ON

$10 or PWYC FREE for rabble.ca members!

Seating is limited, reserve your seat at: events@rabble.ca

This event is sponsored by the University of Toronto OPIRG.

Thanks to our Media sponsors: Ryerson Free Press and NOW Magazine.


April 22nd in Vancouver:

A Public Forum hosted by rabble.ca: 2010: The Greenest Olympics Ever?

Featuring: Chris Shaw, author of Five Ring Circus: Myths and Realities of the Olympic Games

Please join rabble.ca as we mark our 8th anniversary with a forum on a hot topic -- the environmental impact of Vancouver's 2010 Games. Are these really going to the 'Greenest Games,' as organizers have touted, or are we seeing a unparalleled exercise in 'greenwashing?'

Wednesday, April 22, at 7pm

515 W. Hastings, at Richards
Vancouver BC

Admission by donation ($5-10 suggested). Free to rabble members!

Not from Vancouver or Toronto? Would you like us to host an event closer to home? Drop us a note to events@rabble.ca, and lets make a plan!

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