Posts Tagged ‘discussion’

Media Democracy Day in Ottawa – Fri Nov 2nd – and launch of ottawa.mediacoop.ca

October 30th, 2012

Please join us to celebrate putting control of media into people’s hands and not corporate control.

7pm Friday Nov 2nd, at Octopus Books Centretown
251 Bank St, 2nd floor – Under One Roof

Speakers and discussion, on different media issues as well as local alternative media projects.

And the official launch of the website of the Ottawa Working Group of the Meda Co-op, ottawa.mediacoop.ca

Free or by donation,
all proceeds will go to the upcoming Media Democracy Conference being held Nov 16-18 at the University of Ottawa: http://
organizingforjustice.ca/

May Day weekend in Ottawa

April 20th, 2011

May Day, May 1st, is International Workers’ Day, a day established to commemorate labour struggles by workers around the world since the mid-19th century, when the fight for the 8-hour day cost the lives of many of those active in their labour movements.

May Day posterPlease join us this May Day weekend!

 

Community Consulta
Sat Apr 30, 10:30am-4:30pm
PSAC building, 233 Gilmour at Metcalfe
Hosted by Organizing For Justice
Discussion on building local movements for positive social change
Click here for more info, or simply scroll down to the next post

 

May Day Mass Rally & March
Sun May 1st, 1:00pm
Rally at Parliament Hill, march details TBD
With the Steelworkers
Breaking New Ground to Defend the Rights of All!
Click here for more info

 

May Day Celebration & Benefit for USW 1005
Sun May 1st, 5:00-7:30pm
Avant Garde Bar, 135 Besserer
Hosted by Socialist Project
Featuring live music and brief speakers

 

May Day Street Art Auction
Sun May 1st, 6:00-8:00pm
Jack Purcell Community Centre (off Elgin, near Gilmour)
Hosted by the Ottawa Panhandlers’ Union

 


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Print, cut into four, and distribute flyers
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MayDay Weekend, May 1st schedule

April 18th, 2010

Saturday May 1 :

at Jack Purcell Community Centre

12:30pm – Opening

1:00pm
– Labour and Work-place Organizing (discussion)
– Community- and Guerrilla-Gardening (workshop)

2:30pm – Singing4Justice with Maura Volante

3:00pm
– Collective Environmental Action (discussion)
– Indigenous Solidarity (workshop)

4:00pm
– Tenants’ Rights and Housing Alternatives (discussion)
– Spoken Word Poetry (workshop)

5:00pm – Spoken Word Performance

5:20pm – Community Dinner

link to evening activities

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link back to MayDay Weekend main page