Native rights and Save the Environment – World -Wide Protest during Aboriginal Month – Toronto

The Deets:

Saturday June 1, 2013

Meeting at 12:00 p.m noon at 50 Up John Rd, Toronto Ontario. This is at Don Mills and York Mills area (North of Toronto).Meeting at 12:00 p.m noon at 50 Up John Rd, Toronto Ontario.

This is at Don Mills and York Mills area (North of Toronto).

Toronto, ON

The Call Out:

FWD: Note-IMPORTANT. “Note; On June 1st, this will be a peaceful event. Read the schedule above and do not deviate from that nor give the impression we are taking the 401 highway.

This is not the intention here. We have missing and murdered women in this country and “THAT ISSUE MUST BE RESPECTED: Terra Gardner passed away a few weeks ago and so did my lovely daughter. I believe, under questionable circumstances.

(We have about 700 missing or murdered Aboriginal women in this country). If anyone cannot respect our actions on June 1st and our march, you will be asked to leave the site. Respect our wishes on this issue pls”.

Up date for
June 1st. Summary.

Location: Meeting at 12:00 p.m noon at 50 Up John Rd, Toronto Ontario.

This is at Don Mills and York Mills area (North of Toronto).

When: by 12 noon June 1st.

Speakers list; TBA at the meeting site by 1230 p.m.

What to bring: signs, banners, pot luck lunch if you can, water.

1:30 p.m We will march to the Don Valley Park way Bridge. We plan to set up banners and signs so motorists will read and view our actions from the 401 highway.

Reminder, this is a peaceful event to show our displeasure of police intervention, investigations and overall poor performance for our Aboriginal women, children, youth including male Aboriginals across the country.

– We will not be marching to Dundas Sq.

– We will not impede traffic on highway 401.

– We plan to make our statements (made public by this action).

 – We will plan on safety “all around” ensuring we work with community resources, the GRC members, traffic escort and other including medical personnel. The main point being made is the missing and murdered Aboriginal women in this country with respect to Cheyenne Fox and Terra Gardner-latest victims of questionable circumstances surrounding there deaths.

When will the event end? When the people say it is done and our messages is conveyed to the public.

If you require any information, pls email me [email protected]

GRC Ontario Press Release-May 27, 2013.

June 1st Aboriginal Day of Action

[Toronto, ON] For immediate release

The Grass Roots Committee-Ontario is organizing a response to the deaths of two Aboriginal women in Toronto. This is, “an immediate response to questionable circumstances to the death of two native women in the Toronto area,” according to GRC organizer John Fox, the father of one of the deceased women. The rally will call attention to the ongoing issue of missing and murdered Aboriginal women and the role police play in Canada.

“Police inaction in the face of violence against Native women condones and enables that violence,” says Fox. In circumstance of his daughter’s death, the police ruled the case a suicide just a few hours after the death. According to media information, the second victim was a witness in a major crime and was supposedly under police protection at the time of death.

Aboriginal grassroots organizers, community members and supporters are taking action to draw against these injustices. In Toronto, the action will consist of a portion of the Don Valley Expressway being closed off. Demonstrators seek to close the bridge which crosses HWY 401 and the Don Valley Expressway.

Attacks on native women are attacks on native nations. As a committee, GRC-Ontario feels that the police have not done enough to address the concerns of both cases and want to draw attention to how the police, through non-investigation, are complicit in these unsolved cases.

This is a peaceful event. Families and friends of missing and murdered Aboriginal women are outraged by the Toronto Police Services and the manner in which they have handled these cases. This event is meant as a warning to Toronto Police and investigators into the cases of missing Aboriginal women. We call for accountability and demand further and thorough examination of the “alleged” suicide of Cheyenne Fox and the mysterious death of Terra Gardner.

This event will begin on June 1st at 12 noon at Toronto Police Head Quarters (50 Up John Rd). Ceremony will begin at 12pm, followed by speeches from invited spokespersons on the subject of missing and murdered Aboriginal women.

If you require further information, please
email [email protected]

John Fox Chair, the Grass Roots Committee-Ontario.










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