Canada-wide actions against the SPP/NAU


August 10 – 15
Toronto – Ottawa- Vancouver – Montreal & more!
NATIONAL WEEK OF ACTION TO TARGET THE NACC! Stay tuned for more details!

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August 11
Montréal, Québec
Brigades Festives
The info/popular education committee is organizing “” in local neighbourhoods, to raise awareness about the SPP. The first Brigade took place in Parc Extension this past July 29 (photos at: http://photos.cmaq.net/v/brigade-festi f/)

When: TBA. EDT
Where: Côte-des-Neiges)

More details to be posted at: http://www.psp-spp.com/?q=en/node/21

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August 11

Surrey, B.C.

DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THE SPP? COMMUNITY FORUM

Host: No-one is illegal, Vancouver
Time: 2p.m. PDT
Where: Fireside Cafe, 13593 King George Hwy, Surrey Corner King George and 108 (Right next to Gateway Skytrain)
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August 11

Ottawa, Ontario
Direct Action Picket at a NACC building
Host: Ottawa-Outauais Stop the SPP Committee
When: 3 p.m. EDT
Where: Meet at War Memorial at Wellington/Elgin
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August 11

Ottawa, Ontario
Full Spectrum Resistance
Host: PGA Bloc and Outaouais Ottawa Stop SPP Coalition
When: 7 – 9 p.m. EDT
Where: PSAC Building, 233 Gilmour
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August 11 & 13
Montréal, Québec

A series of COMMUNITY ASSEMBLIES to discuss the impacts of the Security & Prosperity Partnership (SPP), especially on immigrant, migrant, refugee and indigenous
Communities

More information: http://nooneisillegal-montreal.blogspo t.com/2007/07/community-ssemblies-no-security.html
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August 12
Montréal, Québec
A final planning and organizing CONSULTA

Host: Outauoais – Ottawa Stop the SPP Committee
When: 12 – 5:00 p.m. EDT
Where: UQAM 315 Ste-Catherine East, near St-Denis
More info: http://www.psp-spp.com/?q=en/node/140

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August 13 & 14
Vancouver, B.C.
Disrupt the NAFTA Trade Ministers Meeting!

Host: No One Is Illegal, Vancouver
When: Noon PDT
Where: Details to follow
Confirmed details will be posted at http://noii-van.resist.ca

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August 13
Montebello, Québec
“Stop SPP” & “Say NO to Bush”

Host: Francine (ROCGO), Gabriel Bernier, ML rep from Montebello & PGA Ottawa
When: To be announced
Where: To be announced (Elementary school in Montebello)

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August 14
Montréal, Québec
Protest Bush, Harper, Calderon and the “Security and Prosperity Partnership” (SPP)
CN: Protest: Stop your racist lawsuits!
Support indigenous struggles for sovereignty, dignity and self-determination on Turtle Island
Oppose CN Rail’s racism and colonialism

Host: No One Is Illegal, Montreal
When: Noon EDT
Where: Central Train Station (metro Bonaventure (

More information: http://nooneisillegal-montreal.blogspot.com/2007/07/cn-rail-drop-your-racist-lawsuits.html

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August 15
Victoria, B.C.
Political meeting. Connie Fogal speaking, others invited but have not yet responded.. More details to follow as soon as available.
Host: Victoria Peace Coalition
Time: 7:30 p.m. PDT
Where: BCGEU, 2994 Douglas Street, Victoria
More info: Mehdi 250-658-0457

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August 15
Toronto, Ontario
From Free Trade to North American Union: a Montebello Primer
Join us for an evening of background information on what will be happening at the Canada-US-Mexico discussions at Montebello the following week. We’ll begin at 7:30 with John Riddell’s video featuring David Orchard (the guy who has now joined the Liberals – but really knows the effects of FTA/NAFTA inside out and backwards – on how we’re “progressing” from Free Trade to North American Union. Check out John’s website www.thedreamofcanada.ca.
We’ll follow that with Wendy Forrest, Canadian Action Party candidate in Toronto speaking on what’s at stake for us financially She’s on YouTube http://www.youtube.co… .
RSVP return e-mail or telephone so we know how many to set up for: 416 961-5990
Host: Canadian Sovereignty & Video Discussion Series
When: 7 p.m.
Where: 30 Gloucester Street, Common Room, buzz code #333. More details at http://canadiansov.meetup.com/18/calen dar/6091834/
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August 15
Kelowna, BC
Information Session on the SPP-NAU and the Super Highway 10 AM PDT
We will be handing out brochures and DVD’s to concerned Canadians (hopefully!) as well as talking to anyone who wants to hear more. We will forward a few pics when we are done.
For more information, please contact: grant.sharlene@shaw.ca
Host: Grant Baudais, CAP Candidate in Kelowna
When: 10:00-2:00 PDT
Where: Kelowna City Park
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August 16
Montréal, Québec
Protest against CSIS and the SPP

The People’s Assembly against Security Injustice invite you to a demonstration to
denounce the role of the Canadian and Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) in the
criminalization, harassment and profiling of refugees, immigrants and non-status people.
CSIS feeds a culture a fear and suspicion that the state uses to justify the expansion of
surveillance and control on the agenda of the SPP
More information: rpcis.mtl@gmail.com
Website: www.psp-spp.com Phone 514-848-7583

Host: PSP-SPP
Time: Noon EDT
Where: Dorchester Square (Rene-Levesque and Peel, metro Peel)

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August 16
Vancouver, B.C.
EVENING TO RESIST THE SPP
* Kat Norris: Coast Salish Indigenous Action Movement
* Fred Muzin: President of Hospital Employees Union
* Member of La Otra Campagna (The Other Campaign) Vancouver
* Garth Mullins is a doctoral candidate working on communities intervening
in capitalist globalization
* others tbc
Host: No One Is Illegal, Vancouver
Time: 7 p.m. PDT
Where: Rhizome Cafe 317 East Broadway
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August 16
St. Catharines, Ontario
Stop the SPP. Get informed about the Security & Prosperity Partnership and what it means to be deeply integrated with the U.S. & Mexico

Host: Niagara Coalition against the SPP & TILMA
When: 11:30 A.M.. EDT
Where: Montabello Park (downtown St. Catharines)

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August 18 -19
Ottawa, Ontario
Various Meetings and Rallies in Ottawa before moving toward Montebello. Details to follow.
Hook up with CAPpers there (watch for our banner)!
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August 18
Ottawa, Ontario
Whose Security? A forum with music and speakers.

Host: Justice for Mohamed Harkat Committee
When: 6:30 p.m. EDT
Where: Human Rights Monument, Elgin/Lisgar

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August 19-21
Montebello, Québec (as close as possible)
A day of creative resistance and popular education against the SPP

Host: Concerned individuals and groups
When: All day
Where: Montebello area (or as close as possible)

More details to follow

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August 19
Edmonton, Alberta
Protesting the SPP in Edmonton! Help preserve Canada’s sovereignty, join the protest.
Host: Protest The S.P.P.
Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm GMT
Where: Legislative Assembly of Alberta Street: 10800 – 97 Ave. Edmonton, AB
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August 19
Hull, Québec
Bike to Bush! A bike caravan to Montebello
Host: biketobush.ca
When: 9:00 a.m. EDT
Where: Leaving from Parc Jacques-Cartier (Hull)
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August 19
Ottawa, Ontario
Mass, family-friendly demonstration against the SPP
Host: Outaouais Ottawa Stop SPP Coalition www.stopspp.ca
When: 1 p.m. EDT
Where: Starting from Parliament Hill

Public forum on the SPP

Host: COC, Common Frontiers and other concerned groups
When: 4 – 6:00 p.m. EDT
Where: Ottawa University (Location TBD)

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August 19
Calgary, Alberta
Protesting the North American Union
Host: Lindsay Ross and other concerned citizens!.
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3 p.m. GMT
Where: Calgary City Hall, 800 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary, AB, then marching to the U.S. Consulate at 615 Macleod Trail for more speeches
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August 19
Toronto, Ontario
Get on the Bush Bus to Ottawa
Host: Toronto Stop the War Coalition . Toronto Stop the SPP Committee
Time: 9:00 a.m. EDT
Where: TBA
More information: www.nowar.ca or send e-mail to bushbus2007@gmail.com
To get on a bus from Toronto to Ottawa (August 19)
OR To get on a bus from Toronto to Ottawa and then travel on to Montebello (August 19-21). Cost: $60-$90 sliding scale (with donations we hope to offer subsidies soon).

Contact: E-mail your name, phone number and e-mail address to
bushbus2007@gmail.com . Please specify whether you wish to go to only to the Ottawa demonstration on the 19th OR to Ottawa and then to Montebello or the day of action on the 20th.
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Info: torontostopthespp@riseup.net

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August 20

Windsor, Ontario

Rally to STOP THE SPP – DAY OF ACTION! “Do you love Canada? Then you NEED TO BE THERE!”

Host: Concerned individuals, COC Windsor chapter
Time: from 5 p.m. EDT
Where: Ambassador (NAFTA) Bridge

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August 20

Vancouver, B.C.

CONTINENTAL DAY OF ACTION TO OPPOSE THE SPP!

Host: No One Is Illegal, Vancouver
Time: 3 p.m. PDT
Where: Canada Place (Waterfront Station) proceed to meet another antiwar/antispp demo at 5:30 pm

==> AUDIO AND VIDEO ON THE SPP:
http://youtube.com/watch?v=Tlyc6EysAcY http://noii-van.resist.ca/?p=446

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August 20

Ottawa, Ontario

Buses leaving for Montebello, Demonstration as close to Montebello as possible

Host: Outaouais Ottawa Stop SPP Coalition
When: Depart Ottawa 9:30 a.m., returning at 4 p.m. EDT
Where: TBADepart from Ottawa at 9:30 am returning at 4pm.
Sign up for transportation

Public forum on the SPP

Host: MP Paul Dewar, Ottawa Centre
When: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. EDT
Where: Bronson Centre, 211 Bronson Ave

More information: www. pga.radionetowrk.org www.stopspp.ca

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Montebello, Québec (as close as possible)
Day of Action against the meeting of Bush, Harper, Calderon and the SPP.

When: Noon EDT
Where: As close as possible to Montebello

We call on affinity groups, organizations and individuals to mobilize in large numbers!

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August 23
Toronto, Ontario
Connie Fogal in Toronto – How we can stop the coming Police State!
Come and hear Connie Fogal, CAP Leader tell what happened in Ottawa & Montebello and our efforts at keeping our sovereignty!
Host: Toronto & Area CAP & Sovereignty Meetup
When: 7:30 PM EDT
Where: 30 Gloucester St, Common Room. buzz #333
More Information: http://canadiansov.meetup.com/18/
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2 Responses to Canada-wide actions against the SPP/NAU

  1. Marian White says:

    Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
    SPP Demo and Walk
    Monday, August 20, 12:45pm at Provincial Legislature
    Sponsored by Council of Canadians, Island Peace Committee and others

  2. verbena19 says:

    Thanks for the info, Marian!

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