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[OPIRG-EVENTS] People's Parliament: Exposing the FTAA - April 1 @ 10 am

Friends - Please pass this on and help us inform diverse communities
about this event, and how to pre-register to attend next weekend.

People's Parliament: Exposing the FTAA
10 am to 4 pm, Sunday April 1, 2001
Centre Block, Parliament Hill
Pre-registration required

Morning: Teach-In on the Free Trade Area of the Americas Agreement
With Judy Rebick from rabble.ca and the People's Parliamentary Committee
Against the FTAA: Jen Anthony, Canadian Federation of Students; Maude
Barlow, The Council of Canadians; Kukdookaa - Terri Brown, National
Action Committee on the Status of Women; Tony Clarke, Polaris Institute;
Judy Darcy, Canadian Union of Public Employees; Sarah Dopp, Operation
2000; Gerard Greenfield, Canadian Auto Workers; Lorraine Guay, Fédération
des femmes de Québec; Carlos Joya, Association of the Families of the
Disappeared, Colombia; Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives;
Elizabeth May, Sierra Club of Canada; Riccardo Petrella, L'Association
pour un contrat mondial de l'eau; Richard Renshaw, Canadian Religious
Conference; David Robinson, Canadian Association of University Teachers.

Afternoon: Discussion with Clayton Ruby on the criminalization of
dissent; and Training for Change workshop on non-violent direct action
and civil disobedience with George Lakey and Karen Ridd.

Pre-registration is required as space is limited. Registration will take
place only between noon to 4 pm, Saturday, March 24 and Sunday March 25.
To register during these times, call the Sierra Club of Canada at (613)
241-4611. General information: (613) 237-0730.

Pre-registered childcare available. Simultaneous interpretation in French
and English will be provided. Donations welcome.

George Lakey and Opération SalAMI will be co-facilitating an additional
training session for activists from 6pm to 9pm on April 1 (location to be

For general information about either event or to volunteer, please call
(613) 237-0730.

Len Bush, National Representative
National Union of Public and General Employees
15 Auriga Drive, Nepean, On, Canada, K2E 1B7
(613) 228-9800 / (613) 228-9801 [fax]
www.nupge.ca / lbush@nupge.ca

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