May Day 2011

Sunday, May 1, 2011 - 13:00 to Monday, May 2, 2011 - 01:00

 

Toronto's 25th annual socialist May Day celebration

Their crisis, our solutions

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Speakers:

 

Jorge Soberon Consul General of Cuba in Toronto

Nancy Pridham Vice-President, Region 5, Ontario Public Service Employees' Union

John Clarke organizer for the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty

Khaled Mouammar President of the Canadian Arab Federation.

B.C. Holmes representing the Toronto Haiti Action Committee

Barry Weisleder Federal Secretary, Socialist Action, and substitute teachers' organizer

 

 

M.C.: Elizabeth Byce, federal Treasurer, NDP Socialist Caucus, and retired member of the Toronto Local, Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Celebrate with entertainers: Jon Brooks, 2010 Winner Kerrville (Texas) New Folk Contest, 2009 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee 'Best Songwriter', 2009 Winner NPR's Mountain Stage NewSong Contest (Canada); Marianne Girard, roots/alternative country singer-song writer, 2009 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee 'Best vocalist', with acclaimed new CD "Pirate Days"; Faith Nolan, singer, songwriter, political activist; Robert Priest, poet, playwright, songwriter and singer; Steve-Paul & Maya, singing originals, international folk songs, and performing some theatre; Glen Hornblast, folk singer on the social justice scene.

 

Enjoy delicious food from the menu and drinks from the bar. For details, call the Free Times Café at 416-967-1078. At the event there will also be a literature and CDs display, a raffle, and surprises.

Sunday, May 1, 2011 7 p.m.

Free Times Cafe, 320 College St., (2 blocks west of Spadina) Toronto, Ontario Admission: $10 waged, $5 non-waged or PWYC

For more information, go to: www.socialistaction-canada.blogspot.com

E-mail: barryaw@rogers.com Phone: (416) 535-8779

sponsored by Socialist Action (Fourth Internationalists in the Canadian state)

Event endorsed by: Toronto Local - Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, Toronto Haiti Action Committee, NDP Socialist Caucus, National Council of Latin American and Caribbean Women in Canada - Latin@s, Youth for Socialist Action, Toronto Forum on Cuba, Free the Cuban Five Cultural Committee, and the Workers' Solidarity and Union Democracy Coalition.

Free Times Cafe
320 College Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 27.5724" N, 79° 24' 8.9028" W
Ontario CA
Barry

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