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GLOBAL DAY OF ACTION - MARCH 19 2005


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*At least 33 cities across Canada will take part in these global days of action. We aim to bring out a huge crowd to these two events in Vancouver. Please help us to achieve this by circulating broadly.*

[color:" blue"] Global Day of Action

On this 2nd-year anniversary of the illegal U.S. invasion of Iraq,

join millions around the world to say

YES to PEACE and JUSTICE!

NO to WAR and OCCUPATION!

[color:"red"] Saturday March 19th

Gather 11.30 a.m. @ Seaforth Peace Flame Park

(south end of Burrard Bridge)

Rally with music and speakers 1.p.m. @ Sunset Beach

(off Beach Ave @ Bute)

Featured Speakers -

Dahr Jamail, Independent Journalist in Iraq;

Http://dahrjamailiraq.com

Walden Bello, Winner of the "Alternative Nobel Prize" and

renowned political analyst. http://www.focusweb.org

and

Father Jon de Cortina, Co-Founder of the Association in Search of the Disappeared Children.

Musicians -

Kibwe, David Quigg's Band & the Carnival Band

Families are encouraged to attend: there will be balloons and other entertainment at the rally site

Also

A Public forum -

featuring:

Dahr Jamail, who will show new footage of the battle of Fallujah, taken as an 'unembedded' journalist inside Fallujah.

and

Walden Bello, who will speak on the Anti-War Movement Today.

Friday, March 18, 7.00 p.m. doors

St Andrew's Wesley Church, (Burrard at Nelson),

Vancouver.

Sliding scale admission $5 - $10 (no one turned away)

Organized by StopWar.ca - A Labour/Community Peace Coalition:

www.stopwar.ca. 604 737-1299

Endorsers of March 19 Rally:

City of Vancouver - City of Burnaby - BC Federation of Labour - Dr David Suzuki, Environmentalist - Anglican Diocese of New Westminster Justice and Peace Unit - Oxfam Canada - Physicians for Global Survival - Muslim Canadian Federation - Vancouver & District Labour Council - United Church of Canada - Coalition in Solidarity with the People of Iraq - Canadian Peace Alliance - CAW Canada - End the Arms Race - B.C. Government and Services Employees' Union - Canadian Federation of Students - Communist Party of Canada - Coalition of Progressive Electors - Veterans Against Nuclear Arms - New Democratic Party - Council of Canadians (Vancouver Chapter) - International Socialists - Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) - Youth For A Better World - ADALA, Canadian Arab Justice Committee - Anti-Poverty Committee - AMS Women's Centre - Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (BC) - Check Your Head - SFU Muslim Student Association - St Chiara Community - Vancouver Raging Grannies - Dr Fred Bass City, Councilor - Hospital Employees Union - Vancouver Green Party - The Canadian Latin-American Collective - International Longshore Workers Union, Local 400 - Libby Davies MP - Svend Robinson MP - Tim Louis City Councilor - Michael Wallace, Professor Political Studies UBC - Bob Rosen, Past President Surrey Teachers Association - Adrienne Montani, Trustee VSB - Valerie Raoul, Professor Women's Studies & French - Lloyd Edwards, Past President of Surrey Teachers' Association - Vancouver Vigils - Communist Party of Canada, Marxist Leninist - Canadians Concerned About Free Trade - Jews For A Just Peace - Social Justice Committee Unitarian Church of Vancouver - Society Promoting Environmental Conservation - Palestine Solidarity Group -- Dan Chambers, United Church Minister - Canada Palestine Support Network - Council of Canadians, Mid Island Chapter - South Asian Network for Secularism and Democracy - Mennonite Central Committee - Women Elders in Action - Douglas College Student Union - Medical Students For Global Survival - Committee for Solidarity with Columbia - UBC Social Justice Club - Nursing Undergraduate Society - Queers United Against Kapitalism - Canada Palestine Association - Trade Union Committee for Justice in the Middle East - Canadian Association of Sexual Assault Centers - Emily Carr Students Against the War Coalition - Direct Action Against Refugee Exploitation - International Society for Peace & Human Rights - Marginalized Workers Action League - Lawyers Against the War - Franciscan Sisters of the Attonement - Sunshine Coast Peace Group - Arab Palestine Association - Simon Frazer Student Society - New Socialist Group - Happy Planet Foods - School of the Americas Watch, Kootenay Branch - Green Party (BC) - Vancouver Non-Violence Training Collective - Council of Canadians (Richmond Chapter) - Salaam, Vancouver -Bible Holiness Movement - College and Institute Educators Association - Global and Societal Ministries BC Conference, United Church of Canada - Senior Networks BC - Christian Task Force on Central America (BC) - BC Teachers Federation - Council of Canadians (BC) - Burnaby Civic Employees' Union, Local 23 CUPE - Trinity United Church (Kitsilano) Social Justice Group - Franciscan Sisters of Joy - Douglas College Faculty Association & Executive Council - Canada Asia Pacific Resource Network - Vancouver Secondary Teachers' Association - Seniors on Guard for Medicare - Social Justice Committee of South Frazer Unitarian Congregation - International Alliance of Theatrical and Stage Employees, Local 891 - Pacific Spirit Family & Community Services Society- Vancouver Catholic Worker - Chinese Refugees Rights Committee - Union of Spiritual Communities of Christ (Doukhobors) - The Peace Walker Society - BC Synod-Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada - Vancouver Community College Faculty Association - Vancouver Association of Chinese Canadians - "Solidarity Notes", VDLC Labour Choir - World Sikh Organization - Common Ground - B.C. Association for Learning & Preserving the History of WW II in Asia - Vancouver-Kingsway Provincial NDP Constituency Association - December 9 Coalition - Dunnett Classic Drums - Public Service Alliance of Canada, Local 60 - The Carnival Band - International South Asia Forum - Bikes Not Bombs - Bus Riders Union - Graphic Communications International Union - Coalition of Child Care Advocates of B.C. - Serbian-Canadian Society of Vancouver - SFU Centre for Labour Studies - City Centre Student Union - Canada Cuba Friendship Association - Surrey Teachers Association - Canadian Memorial Church & Centre for Peace - Global Justice - No-One is Illegal - UBC NDP Student Committee - South Asian Students Alliance - Simon Frazer Green Party - Palestine Community Centre - Colour Connected - Port Coquitlam Trinity United Church - Vancouver Co-op Radio - Langara Peace Coalition - Stereoground Band - Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Vancouver Local - People's Co-op Book Store - Artists Against War - Canadian Union of Public Employees, Local 15 - Across our Differences - Green Party of Canada - Kootenay Fellowship of Reconciliation - Nelson Light for Peace Coalition - Necessary Voices - Surrey Teachers Association - CUPE Local 407 - Vancouver Committee for Domestic Workers and Caregivers Rights - Freedom Socialist Party.

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