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Call for submissions: Gearing up for the G8, G20 summits

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rabble.ca is gearing up to cover the G8 and G20 summits in Huntsville and Toronto from June 25 to 27 and related events. We are currently seeking submissions from contributors (writers, bloggers, photographers and videographers) interested in examining both local and global impacts of the G8 and G20 on indigenous sovereignty, migrant justice, women's health, climate debt, the economy among other pressing issues. We are also looking for writers to consider the local effect of the security measures for the meetings.

Here are some of the events we plan to cover:

• June 16: This Magazine and rabble.ca will co-sponsor an event on maternal health initiatives (speakers to be announced soon)
• June 18-20: People's Summit
• June 25: Shout Out for Global Justice (organized by the Council of Canadians, media sponsor and to be livestreamed by rabble.ca)
• June 26: People First! We Deserve Better! G8 and G20 public rally and march.

Please submit all story pitches and blog ideas to Cathryn Atkinson and Alexandra Samur, eds at: [email protected]

Pre-G8/G20 story pitches are ongoing and the last will be accepted until June 11. rabble.ca will accept breaking stories and news tips during the summit.

rabble.ca has a modest budget to pay writers and contributors whose submissions are accepted.

For more information on rabble's submission guidelines please visit the following:


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