Saturday, March 17, 1 pm. Spider, National Gallary, 380 Sussex Drive.
Or join a feeder march at 12 noon
--Morrisset Library, Ottawa University
--Parc Jacques Cartier in Gatineau
Bring your signs, banners and noise makers to demand:
--END the wars of occupation in Iraq and Afghanistan.
--BRING Canadian and US troops home immediately.
--REJECT the Canada-US military partnership.
Gather at the Spider to hear Just Voices, Ottawa's activist choir followed by speeches:
--Rosa Kouri, Director of the Sierra Youth Coalition
--Brent Patterson, Council of Canadians
--Reverend Brian Cornelius, First United Church
--Marie Clarke Walker, Canadian Labour Congress
--Pierre Ducasse, New Democratic Party
March through the Market and return to the US Embassy to voice our opinions of US foreign policy
Then on to Parliament Hill for a wrap-up.
Friday, March 16, 7:15 pm. Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington Street West
Dr. Charles Mercieca of Alabama University is an international anti-war activist, author and out-spoken champion for peace. He is the founder and president of the IAEWP (Internation Association of Educators for World Peace) which is very active at the UN. He is an international speaker with a wealth of knowlege who will be speaking on topics such as:
The Criminality of War
Waging of Wars: Anathema to Peace
Why the Bush Plan in Iraq will Never Succeed
Peace Education and Voluntary Service.
Practical Strategies for Peace
For more information, contact Frederick Schubert at hismercy at rogers.com or 613-722-3685.