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[OPIRG-EVENTS] (Fwd) Toronto Nov 30/Dec 1: CANADIAN CONFERENCE ON UNITY, SOVEREIGNTY AND PROSPERITY
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Subject: THE CANADIAN CONFERENCE ON UNITY, SOVEREIGNTY AND PROSPERITY
Date sent: Fri, 8 Nov 2002 21:52:17 -0800
AN INVITATION TO
THE CANADIAN CONFERENCE ON UNITY, SOVEREIGNTY AND PROSPERITY
to be held,
Saturday, November 30th and Sunday, December 1st, 2002,
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto.
Would you like to become active in helping to expand the debate on such
issues as the privatization of our essential public services, the
selling-out of our natural resources, the expansion of corporate rule
the complete economic and military integration with the United States,
Many of us are concerned about Canada's loss of sovereignty and
international treaties that transfer power from our own parliament to
international bodies like the World Trade Organization. We are also
worried about our environment, the loss of our fish and forests, the
erosion of our soil and natural habitats, and the fact that our water
supply is in jeopardy and, under NAFTA, cannot be protected.
Fewer and fewer Canadians even bother to vote. Should we be looking at
other voting systems that better reflect the will of the people? Also,
there is a growing gap between rich and poor in our country and
internationally between rich and poor countries. Why is this
Equally alarming, our government is signing treaties that result in
sale of our most valuable assets and industries at fire sale prices.
Come out and hear our incredible lineup of speakers address these major
Join the other 2,000+ Canadians that we plan to have at this
conference for the purposes of defining the new National Agenda -
your agenda. You are welcome to participate as an attendee and/or
exhibitor. Visit our web site for more information.
The CUSP'02 Organizing Committee
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- J. Patrick Boyer, QC; "PHANTOM PARLIAMENT: How the Loss of Democratic
Accountability Affects our Unity, Sovereignty and Prosperity"
- Michel Chossudovsky; "War and Globalisation, The Truth Behind
- Murray Dobbin; "Canadian Culture Wars: Ideas have Consequences"
- John F. Godfrey, MP; "WHAT'S A COUNTRY FOR? Iraq, Free Trade and
- Hon. Paul T. Hellyer, PC; "A Vision for an Independent Canada"
- Wendy R. Holm; "Water, NAFTA and Canadian Sovereignty - Democracy
at the Brink"
- Mel Hurtig, OC; "The Four Things That Must Happen if Canada is to
Survive as an Independent Country"
- Donald Lidstone; "Implications of International Trade Agreements
for Municipal Government: Land Use; Water, Waste and Other Services;
Procurement; Environmental Measures; and Local Sovereignty"
- Elizabeth May; "Canada's Role in the World: why we must ratify Kyoto"
- Linda McQuaig; "Greed, Lust and the New Capitalism"
- David Orchard;
- Jim Stanford; "My Day in the Free Market: Why the Private Sector
Doesn't Have All the Answers"
We are scheduling time for questions and comments. There will also
six panels with a galaxy of panelists where you will have a chance to
* Agriculture and the Biosphere:
Chair Hon. Ralph Ferguson, PC,
* Canada/U.S. Economic and Military Integration:
Chair James George,
* Canada's Institutions and Culture:
Chair Walter Pitman, OC, O Ont.,
* Electoral/Parliamentary Reform:
Chair Doris Anderson, CC,
* Health Care:
Chair Armine Yalnizyan,
* Monetary Sovereignty:What is it? And is it important?:
Chair Jordan Grant.
To register for this exciting and important event:
- Go to http://www.cusp-online.ca , or
- Email or write for more infromation. mailto:Info@cusp-online.ca
PO Box 36026, 9025 Torbram Rd
Hon. Lincoln M. Alexander, PC, CC, QC Doris Anderson, CC
David Banerjee Avie Bennett, OC, O Ont J.
Patrick Boyer, QC Christopher Bradshaw Harold
Brathwaite Murray Dobbin Victor Drury
Shirley Farlinger Connie Fogal-Rankin
James George John F. Godfrey, MP Hon.
Jacques Hébert, OC Hon. Paul T. Hellyer, PC Mel
Hurtig, OC Ian Hutson Norman Jewison,
CC G. Alex Jupp Karen Kain, OC Roger D.
Landry, CC, OQ Elizabeth May John McMurtry, FRSC
Linda McQuaig John Oostrom
Walter G. Pitman, OC Hon. Joseph H. Potts, QC
Alan Redway, PC, QC Dr. Reginald F. Stackhouse Jim
Stanford Rt. Hon. John N. Turner, PC, CC, QC Patrick Watson, CC
Adam H. Zimmerman Jr.
>> WE WANT TO SHOW THAT CANADIANS ARE CONCERNED ABOUT, AND WANT << >>
TO HAVE A SAY IN THESE ISSUES THAT DEEPLY AFFECT THEIR LIVES. << >> SO
PLEASE DISTRIBUTE THIS INVITATION WIDELY AND GIVE AS MANY << >>
AS POSSIBLE THE CHANCE TO LEND THEIR VOICE TO THIS << >> DEBATE.
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