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[OPIRG-EVENTS] Ottawa Events and Actions Nov N14-17 (fwd)
> TABLE OF CONTENTS:
> 1. NOV 14 7pm: FORUM: Bringing the Struggle Home: a Critical Look at the
IMF, War and Globalization
> 2. NOV 15 7am: OCAT Mass Squeegee/Panhandle - Defeat the 'Safe-Streets'
> 3. NOV 16 12:30pm: OCAT call: Anti-IMF/WB/G20 Rally and Snake March
> 4. NOV 17 10am: Rally and March on the G-20, IMF & World Bank
> 1. November 14 ===> BRINGING THE STRUGGLE HOME: A CRITICAL LOOK AT THE
> WAR AND GLOBALIZATION <===
> Wednesday, November 14th, 7:00pm
> Room 202 Montpetit Hall (125 Université),
> University of Ottawa
> Wheelchair Accessible
> * Sue Collis, organizer with the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP)
> and the Ontario Common Front in Toronto
> * Chelby Daigle-Oniyemofe, member of Anti-Oppression Ottawa
> * Jaggi Singh, member of the Anti-Capitalist Convergence (CLAC) and AGIR
> (Action contre la guerre, l\'imperialisme et le racisme) in Montreal
> \"Bringing the Struggle Home\" is a contribution to the collective
> organizing and analysis leading up to the demonstrations in Ottawa against
> the International Monetary Fund (IMF), World Bank and G20 meetings
> (November 16- 18), as well against the Tory provincial government
> (November 15). This evening panel and discussion aims to make links
> between capitalist globalization abroad and at home; between the IMF\'s
> structural adjustment programmes and the Tories\' Common Sense Revolution;
> between globalization and imperialism; and ultimately, between imperialism
> and \"America\'s New War\".
> There will be a free-ranging discussion after the panel presentations, as
> well as announcements and key information about upcoming actions, demos
> and teach-ins between November 15-18 in Ottawa. Bring a friend and come
> out in large n umbers. Find out what those \"radicals\" are up to anyway.
> For more info, contact email@example.com
> 2. NOV.15, 7am: OCAT and COMMON FRONT MASS SQUEEGEE/PANHANDLING ACTION
> The Ottawa Coalition Against the Tories (OCAT), as part of the Ontario
> Front (OCF), invites all those concerned with the increasing
> of poverty and dissent in Ontario to join us in a mass squeegee/panhandling
> action in downtown Ottawa on November 15th, 7am at the War Memorial
> (Wellington, Close to the Hill), 8 am Action, downtown
> In attempts to \"clean up the streets\" for the upcoming Nov 16-18 G20
> meetings, Ottawa \"authorities\" have been harassing and brutalizing our
> homeless population in order to provide a pristine \"image\" of our
> city...let\'s demonstrate that we will not tolerate this tyrannical
> of the poor!!
> STOP THE WAR ON THE POOR!!!!
> JOIN OCAT IN A MASS DIRECT ACTION TO DEMAND A REPEAL OF THE SO-CALLED
\"SAFE STREETS ACT\"!!!!!
> Bring yer squeegees and convictions!
> For billeting go to: http://www.flora.org/gdo/housing.html
> In Solidarity,
> The Ottawa Coalition Against the Tories
> Ph 613-244-0122
> 3. NOV 16, 12:30 PM: OCAT CALL TO ACTION - ANTI-IMF/WB/G20 RALLY AND SNAKE
> Endorsed by Ottawa\'s Anti-Capitalist Task Force (ACTF), Montreal\'s
> Anti-Capitalist Convergence (la CLAC), Toronto\'s Black Touta, and
> Washington\'s Black Overalls.
> OCAT (Ottawa Coalition Against the Tories) is issuing a call for
> participation in a rally and snake march on Friday, November 16th at
> 12:30 pm. The Anti-G20/IMF/World Bank/War march will converge at:
> The park on the corner of Somerset and Lyon (across from the beer
> Opening speakers will target the links between IMF/Worlds Bank/G20
> activities and the War on Afghanistan. The march, snake march style,
> will proceed towards Confederation Park where closing speakers will
> address anti-imperialism and the World Bank/IMF/G20\\\\\\\'s agenda of
> corporatization. Speakers TBA.
> The 12:30 march and rally on N16 will be based on a respect for a
> diversity of tactics in order to represent the diversity of voices that
> oppose the global corporatization and global suffering manufactured by
> the activities of the IMF/World Bank/G20.
> For Billeting go to: http://www.flora.org/gdo/housing.html
> For more info go to:
> http://www.flora.org/gdo for more information on Ottawa N16-N19,
> OCF\'s legal guide http://www.ocap.ca/legalguide/
> Be prepared, travel in groups, know your rights and fight to win!
> In Strength and Solidarity,
> Ph. 613-244-0122
> NOV 17, 10am: Rally and March on the G-20, IMF & World Bank
> 10:00 AM
> Rally and March Against the WB/IMF and G20
> Rallying Points: Le Breton Flats, Ottawa University, Hull
> Contact: info_N17@flora.org or (613) 237 0730
> 11:45 AM
> Global Democracy Ottawa March to the Green (Non-violent) Zone
> Afternoon March Against the WB/IMF and G20 (this march will leave from the
> end point of the morning march and finish in the Green (non-violent) zone
> (Supreme Court of Canada). **
> Contact: info_N17@flora.org or (613) 237 0730
> **NOTE: While no formal decisions have been made at this time, there have
> been discussions amongst some OCAT members (and other groups) about the
> possibility of this march splitting into two: one to head to the Supreme
> Court and the other (which respects a diversity of tactics) marching to
> another downtown location.
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