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NOVA SCOTIA
Halifax
March and Rally -- 1:00 pm
Starts at Victoria Park (Spring Garden and South Park) and
ends at the Public Library on Spring Garden.
Organized by: Students Coalition Against War, www.scaw.ca

NEW BRUNSWICK
Fredericton
Rally -- 1:00 pm
Fredericton City Hall, corner of York and Queen.
For information: info-at-frederictonpeace.org

PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND
Charlottetown
Rally and Walk-- Friday, March 14 -- 4:00 pm
PEI Legislature, Richmond Street

QUEBEC
Montreal

March and Rally -- 12:30 pm
Meet at the corner of Peel and Rene Levesque W.

ONTARIO
Ottawa
Rally and March -- 1:00 pm
Gather at the Spider Statue in front of National Gallery. Wear snow pants for the die-in at the U.S. embassy.
Teach-In -- 2:30 pm
Auditorium, National Archives of Canada, 395 Wellington St.
Films, speakers, discussion.
Organized by: No War-Paix
Toronto
Opening Rally -- 1:00 pm
Queen's Park
Co-hosted by: Housing Not War Campaign
Peace March -- 1:30 pm
March north on Avenue Rd. from Queen's Park then west on Bloor St. W. to
Trinity-St. Paul's United Church
Indoor Rally -- 2:30 pm
Trinity-St. Paul's United Church, 427 Bloor Street West

Featuring: speeches and cultural performances, video footage of anti-war mobilizations in Toronto since 2003, testimony of U.S. war resisters in Canada, live webcast of Winter Soldier testimony from Washington, DC.
Mississagua
Rally-March-Performance -- 10:30
Dundas/Hurontario Square
At 12:00 noon, partipants will go as a contingent to the 1:00 pm mass rally in Toronto.
For information: www.mcpj.org
Guelph
March -- 11:45 am
Meet in the UC Courtyard
Rally -- 12:30 pm
St. George's Square
For information: Mandy (519) 824-2091 / guelphpeacealliance-at-gmail.com

Organizers state that, "This is a family friendly event, however please note that we did not seek a permit for the march portion."

London
Rally and March -- Sunday, March 16 -- 1:00 pm
Victoria Park (Richmond and Central)
Speakers: Anthony Verbeckermoes (Indymedia); Josh Randall (U.S. war resister); and others

Sarnia
Rally -- 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Sarnia City Hall
Featuring music petitions, letter-writing and speaker's corner, speakers.
Organized by: Bluewater Peace Initiative
Windsor
Rally and Demonstration -- 12:00 noon
Corner of Huron Church and College (by the Ambassador Bridge)
Organized by: Windsor Peace Coalition, www.windsorpeace.org

The Windsor Peace Coalition also invites everyone to join its anti-war picket every Saturday, 11:00 am to noon Ottawa St., at Market Square.

MANITOBA
Winnipeg
Demonstration
Thursday, March 13 -- 4:00-6:00 pm
River and Osborne.
Bring banners and placards stating your opposition to the war.
March  -- March 15 -- 2:00-3:00 pm
Assemble at the corner of Main and Water
For information: www.peacealliancewinnipeg.ca

SASKATCHEWAN
Saskatoon
Leafleting for Peace Campaign
Press Conference and Campaign Launch -- March 20


The Saskatoon Peace Coalition is organizing a leafleting campaign to commemorate the anniversary of the invasion of Iraq. If you are willing to distribute leaflets in your neighbourhood, contact Michael at mmurphy@devp.org. The coalition is also having a press conference on March 20 to launch the leafleting campaign.

ALBERTA
Edmonton
March -- 12:30 pm
Meet at Legislature steps. March to Churchill Square for speeches and music.
Public Meeting: "A Peace Process -- Not Extension of War"
Wednesday, March 19 -- 7:00-8:30 pm
Room 150 Telus Building, University of Alberta
Special guest speaker: Gerald Ohlsen, Vice Chair of the Group of 78
Sponsored by: U of A Campus Chapter Council of Canadians,
Edmonton Chapter Council of Canadians, Edmonton Coalition Against War And Racism
For information: Council of Canadians Prairie Regional Office, 429-4500

Calgary
Rally -- 1:00 pm
Tomkins park (17 Ave and 8 St S.W.).
For information: candil-at-shaw.ca

BRITISH COLUMBIA
Grand Forks
March -- 11:00 am
Lois Hagan Park (by City Hall)
Followed by Rally, Rm 5 Selkirk College (downstairs)
Donations welcome
Sponsored by: Boundary Peace Initiative, Canadian Peace Alliance
For information: Laura, 442-0434
Nelson
Peace Cafe and Teach-In -- 2:00-5:00 pm
Nelson United Church
For information: Jamie Donaldson 352-0544 or Kimberly Scot 352-0740

Program will include former Canadian Army Lieutenant Francisco Juarez who refused deployment to Afghanistan, MP Alex Atamanenko and several local speakers, musicians and poets. Selections from "Winter Soldier: Iraq & Afghanistan," featuring testimony from U.S. veterans who served in those occupations, giving an accurate account of what is really happening day in and day out, on the ground, will be shown.

Castlegar
March and Rally -- 2:00 pm
March from Stephenville Square to the Castlegar Courthouse for the rally.
For information: George Richards (250)365-7180

Vancouver
Rally -- 12:00 Noon
Vancouver Art Gallery (Georgia side, at Hornby)
Picket
Wednesday, March 19 -- 11:00 am-1:00 pm
U.S. Consulate (1075 W. Pender at Thurlow)

Victoria
Rally and March -- 12:00 noon
For info contact worldagainstwar-at-gmail.com

Rally at Centennial Square (City Hall). Then march downtown for a die-in on Douglas Street leading up to the military recruitment centre, followed by a continued march downtown, with a stop by the Immigration office where U.S. war resister Brad McCall will speak. Then march to St. Andrew's Church (Douglas at Broughton) for a youth speaker, more music, the Winter Soldier video by the Iraq Veterans Against the War, plus information tables, and refreshments
Seattle, WA
Antiwar Conference
Sunday March 16
"Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan, Palestine: What We Have Learned from the New Era of War & Occupation and What are the Prospects for Building an Effective Antiwar Movement"
Organized by: Mobilization Against War & Occupation (MAWO-Vancouver), www.mawovancouver.org

 

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