Solidarity Against Austerity to rally in support of the ‘No’ side in Sunday’s Greek referendum

Seven years after the 2008 international economic crisis, Greeks are taking the international lead in saying ‘NO’ to the austerity which governments and banks have imposed on their populations to pay for the crisis.   Read the rest of this entry

MAY DAY 2015 Coffeehouse, Open Mic, and Placard Making

WHEN: APRIL 22, 2015, from 18:30 to 21:00

WHERE: 25OneCommunity, 251 Bank St., 2nd floor

WHAT: Join Tito Medina for an open mic event in preparation for May Day. A sound system and microphone will be set up for local musicians to play, so bring your instruments and voices! Tito will also play some of his labour movement music. If you have MP3s of your favourite activist tracks on your devices, we will be able to connect those to the speakers as well!

Materials will be provided to create placards in preparation for May Day! We’ll work together to create signs and banners to ensure our message is seen and heard when we take to the streets on May 1st.

The event space is accessible with elevators which can take attendees to the 2nd floor where 25One is located. An individual may need minor assistance accessing the accessible bathroom within the space as the door is currently broken.

For more info contact: against.austerity@gmail.com

The noise: Everyone is welcome to attend the annual May Day march against austerity! Bring your noise makers, pots and pans, and drums to ensure that the march is vibrant and loud!

 

May Day 2015

Resist Austerity. Demand Change.

4pm – Gather at the Human Rights Monument

5pm – March Begins

6pm – Converge at Prime Ministers’ Office

The noise: Everyone is welcome to attend the annual May Day march against austerity! Bring your noise makers, pots and pans, and drums to ensure that the march is vibrant and loud!

English Poster (11×17)                                l’affiche française (11×17)

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Download English flyers here or French flyers here or the 11×17 poster above and help spread the word in your community. You can also download 8.5×11 posters here in English or in French.

ENDORSED BY: Ottawa and District Labour Council, Canadian Association of Professional Employees (CAPE), The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), Service Employees International Union (SEIU Local 2), Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE Local 2204, CUPE 4600, CUPE 4000, Ottawa CUPE District Council), Canadian Union of Postal Workers (CUPW Local 580 – Ottawa Local, CUPW Central Region), Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU Region 4), Ottawa ACORN, Ottawa Peace Assembly, Conseil régional d’action politique de l’Outaouais (CRAPO – AFPC/PSAC), PSAC Ottawa Area Council (AFPC/PSAC), Hugo Chavez People’s Defence Front, Communist Party of Canada – Ottawa, Anakbayan Ottawa, Unifor local 3011, Workers Communist Party of Kurdistan, Workers Communist Party of Iraq, Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE Local 225), the International Socialists, Philippine Migrants Society of Canada (PMSC), and Solidarity Against Austerity (SAA).