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Green new Red?
Is Green the new Red?
As Canadian workers remain in the thrall of Trudeaumania in spite of worsening conditions, many leftists have rebranded themselves as 'eco'-socialists. How has engagement with the climate justice movement benefitted the growth of a socialist alternative? Thursday, October 27th at 7:45pm. Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver (Kingsway and Main St), Meeting Room 2. Everyone welcome!
Leap Manifesto
Debating the LEAP Manifesto: The NDP turns left?
Thursday, June 23, 7:30 p.m., Meeting Room 2, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 2 Main Street, Vancouver. Presented by Socialist Solidarity.
Fighting for a Living Wage
Fighting For a Living Wage - $15 an hour, Wednesday, February 10, 7:30 p.m., Room 2, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 2 Main Street, Vancouver. 
Presented by Socialist Solidarity.
Teaching Struggle?
Friere's Pedagogy of the Oppressed and the Classroom Today, Monday, May 25, 7-9 p.m., The Art Room, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 2 Main Street, Vancouver. A Socialist Solidarity Meeting.
Why not build a SYRIZA in Canada to stop Harper?
Monday, February 9th, 2015 at 4:30pm. Mount Pleasant Community Centre. 1 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC. Presented by Socialist Solidarity.
The Disappearing Lenin: the retreat from Marxist Party Building
Wednesday, November 26, 7:30 p.m., Room 1, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver. Sponsored by Socialist Solidarity
Choices on the Left: Vancouver's Election 2014
With a discussion on the rise, fall, and rise? of the Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE).
Wednesday, October 15, 7:30 p.m., Room 1, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver. Sponsored by Socialist Solidarity

SCHOOLIDARITY
SCHOOLIDARITY: presented by COPE and Socialist Solidarity
Come to a documentary feature film that will inspire supporters of public education to defend students and teachers in the direst of times. Sunday, September 28 at 2:30 pm at the Britannia Community Centre, Vancouver, BC, Rink Mezzanine.

SCHOOLIDARITY (2014)--directed by Andrew Friend (USA). Imagine that Stephen Harper sent his top aide to run your school district. OH RIGHT! That already happened in BC. OK... here's the 2012 story of how a transformed union of 33000 teachers stopped Obama's top aide from closing 100 schools, increasing workload by 25%, mass firings and privatization. WATCH A CLIP HERE!
Please contact Socialist Solidarity to arrange a showing in your part of BC: (778) 926-3575 or socialistsolidarity.ca
Bargaining for a Fair Deal
SCHOOLIDARITY
Come see and hear this 2014 documentary film in which Chicago teachers transformed their union and worked with parents and communities to stop Obama's top aides from closing hundreds of unionized, free public schools and replacing them with dozens of non-union, private, for-profit academies.
Thursday, August 28, Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, 7pm.
BCTF
The BCTF Strike: Christy Clarke's to Lose?
Thursday, June 12, 7:30 p.m., Room 1, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver, Sponsored by Socialist Solidarity.
Portland Hotel Society
Defend the Portland Hotel Society!
Come to a discussion on the struggle against poverty in Canada and the politics of anti-poverty groups. Thursday, May 8 at 7:30 p.m. Meeting Room 2, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway at Main, Vancouver. Sponsored by Socialist Solidarity.
Badass Teachers
Saving The Public Good of Public Schools from the Private Greed of Private Schools
Socialist Solidarity presents a discussion of the critical role of public education in defending democracy from kindergarten to grad and beyond. Thursday, April 24 from 19:30–20:30. Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway @ Main Street, Vancouver BC.
Afghanistan and Canada
Afghanistan and Canada – Is the War Over?
Thursday, March 20, 7 p.m., Meeting Room 1, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver. A Socialist Solidarity Meeting.
Women’s Memorial March
Women’s Memorial March, Downtown East Side (Vancouver)
Friday, February 14, 11 a.m., Carnegie Community Centre Theatre, 401 Main Street, Vancouver.
Palestine
Stateless Citizenship: Palestinian Citizens in the context of Liberal-Zionism
Speaker: Shourideh Molavi, author of Stateless Citizenship (Brill, 2013), Friday, February 7, 7 p.m., Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St., Toronto.
Confronting  Injustice
Confronting Injustice: Social Activism in the age of individualism
Speaker Umair Muhammad, Saturday, February 1, Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham St., Toronto (Bathurst Subway), 7 p.m.
Mi’kmaq Warriors
Mi’kmaq Warriors – West Coast Speaking Tour
January 24 to February 10, across BC, and in Victoria, Thursday, February 6, University of Victoria. (February 11, Edmonton).
The New Commune-ist Manifesto
The New Commune-ist Manifesto
Book launch with Yves Engler and fellow authors, Thursday, November 7, 7-8:30 p.m., Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia, Vancouver.
Media Democracy Days
Media Democracy Days: Aboriginal Voices and Information Control
Friday, November 8 and Saturday November 9. Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia, Vancouver.
May Day Across Canada
Truth and Reconciliation Commission
Truth and Reconciliation Commission – Vancouver Hearings. Wednesday September 18 to Sunday September 21, Pacific National Exhibition, East Hastings. Rally September 18. Sponsored by Idle No More BC.
Jack Layton
Is Social Democracy Dead as a Dodo or the Only Option?
Jack Layton lecture, Speaker: Ed Broadbent, Tuesday, September 24, Engineering 103, Ryerson University, Toronto.
May Day Across Canada
Pension Funds, Unions and Working Class Strategies
Pension Funds, Unions and Working Class Strategies – a series of six workshop, Fridays, 3:30 to 6 p.m. beginning September 17 to December 3, CSI-ING Room, 720 Bathurst Street, Toronto. Sponsored by Socialist Project.
May Day Across Canada
May Day Across Canada
Check out Marches and Rallies in Charlottetown, Edmonton, Halifax, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver and Winnipeg. See Rabble Events page for individual cities/events. And check out Toronto's Mayworks Festival.
Free Palestine!
Free Palestine!
Return and Liberation Conference of the Palestinian Shatat in North America, Friday May 3 to Sunday May 5, Buchan A Building, University of British Columbia, Vancouver.
Take Back our Democracy!
Take Back our Democracy!
Take Back our Democracy! A Forum on Canadian Election Fraud with Rick Salutin, Tuesday, May 14 7 p.m. at the First Unitarian Church, 170 Dundurn Street South, Hamilton. Sponsored by the Council of Canadians.
Digging Up The Dirt!
Digging Up The Dirt! How Canadian Foreign Aid Supports the Mining Industry
Tuesday, April 23, 6:30 p.m. Room 1190 Bahen Theatre, 40 St. George Street, Toronto Speaker: Jennifer Moore, Mining Watch Canada.
Part of Latin American Solidarity Month.
Expanding the Canada Health Act
Expanding the Canada Health Act: Pharmacare and Beyond
Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., United Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, Toronto, Sponsored by Students for Medicare.
Quebec and Quebec Solidaire
Quebec and Quebec Solidaire: linking sovereignty and the fight against neo-liberalism
Speaker QS co-leader Amir Khadir, Monday, March 18, 7 p.m., Ryerson University Alumni Lounge, 50 Carleton Street, Toronto.
International Day for the Elimination of Racism
International Day for the Elimination of Racism
Ottawa, Parliament Hill, March 21, noon – and Vancouver, Saturday, March 23. See their web site for more information.
Jim Green
Community Development in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside
Speaker Ken Lyotier, Tuesday, February 26, SFU Woodwards, Goldcorp Centre, East Hastings, Vancouver.
Demonstrate for Accessible and Free Education
Demonstrate for Accessible and Free Education
Tuesday, February 26, 2 p.m. Victoria Square, Montreal. Sponsored by L’ASSE.
Idle No More!
From Idle No More to the Indigenous Nationhood Movement
Public Forum, Tuesday, February 26, 7 p.m., First Peoples House – Ceremonial Hall, University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia.
The Arab Revolution and Beyond Conference
The Arab Revolution and Beyond Conference
March 1-3 York University, Toronto
Anti-Apartheid Week
Anti-Apartheid Week
Events in Edmonton and Toronto. Check Toronto.apartheidweek.org web site for specific events, March 1-March 8
Thomas King
The Inconvenient Indian: An Evening with Thomas King,
Wednesday, March 6, 7 p.m., Centretown United Church, 507 Bank Street, Ottawa.
Amkir Khadir
Quebec and Quebec Solidaire: linking sovereignty and the fight against neo-liberalism
Speaker QS co-leader Amir Khadir, Monday, March 18, 7 p.m., Ryerson University Alumni Lounge, 50 Carleton Street, Toronto.
Idle No More!
Idle No More!
Rally in Solidarity with Aboriginal Peoples – National Day of Action. Friday, January 11. See the Idle No More website for locations.
Workers Rising!
Workers Rising! From Walmart to Marikana Public
Speakers: Elizabeth Clinton, OUR Walmart Texax Campaign and Ritch Wyman, International Socialists, Tuesday, January 15, 7-8:30 p.m., Room 8220, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, 252 Bloor Street, Toronto, Sponsored by University of Toronto International Socialists.
Anti-Capitalism and Feminism
Anti-Capitalism and Feminism
Speakers: Meg Luxton and Shahrzad Mojab, Saturday, January 12, Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham Street, Toronto, Sponsored by the Greater Toronto Workers’ Assembly.
Free Palestine
Free Palestine: BDS Report from the World Social Forum
Friday, January 11, Beit Zatoun, 612 Markham Street, Toronto.
Towards a Post-Austerity Vision
Ontario 2013: Towards a Post-Austerity Vision
Speakers such as Jim Stanford, CAW Economist, Wednesday, January 9, Tomas Lounge, Oakham House, Ryerson University, Toronto. Sponsored by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
Idle No More!
Idle No More!
Rally in Solidarity with Aboriginal Peoples Sunday, December 23 10 a.m., Vancouver Art Gallery. And across Canada, including Friday, December 21 at noon on Parliament Hill, Ottawa.
Say No to Enbridge Oi
Say No to Enbridge Oil
Support presenters at the National Energy Board Hearings in Victoria, January 4-11
Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?
Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?
Film, Wednesday January 9, Vancouver. See the VIFF web site for tickets and venue.
Occupying the Economy,: Challenging Capitalism
Occupying the Economy,: Challenging Capitalism
Speaker media democracy activist David Barsamian, Friday, November 30, 7 p.m., Room 1800 SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings, Vancouver.
Day of Dissent
Day of Dissent: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Speakers include Cameron Ward and Leo McGrady, QC, Friday, December 7 from 1 p.m., SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings, Vancouver. Sponsored by Amnesty International and the BC Civil Liberties Association.
Can Israelis and Palestinians live in Peace?
Can Israelis and Palestinians live in Peace?
Come hear Mike Peled, author of The General's Son, Thursday, February 7, 7 p.m. Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library, Vancouver.
From Medicare to Employment Insurance: Why Public Goods Matter
From Medicare to Employment Insurance: Why Public Goods Matter
Thursday, November 22, 7:30 p.m., W2 Media Café, Simon Fraser University, 111 West Hastings (upstairs meeting room), Vancouver. Sponsored by Socialist Solidarity.
Warrior Nation: Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety
Warrior Nation: Rebranding Canada in an Age of Anxiety
Speaker Jamie Swift on his new book with Ian McKay about the rebranding of Canadian history. Tuesday, November 20, Mondragon Books, 91 Albert Street, Winnipeg.
The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s Foreign Policy
The Ugly Canadian: Stephen Harper’s Foreign Policy
Yves Engler book launch, various locations across Canada, October 9 to November 16.
Media Democracy Days
Media Democracy Days
Friday-Saturday, November 2-3, Vancouver Public Library, 350 W. Georgia St. and Ottawa Media Democracy meeting – launch of Ottawa.mediacoop.ca, Friday November 2, Octopus Books, 251 Bank St.
Socialism 2012
Socialism 2012
North American's leading Marxist politics conference, Thursday, June 28-Sunday, July 1. Chicago. See Socialist Worker for details. Sponsored by the International Socialist Organisation.
World Refugee Day Forum
World Refugee Day Forum
Wednesday, June 20, 1-4 p.m., Vancouver Public Library, 360 West Georgia, Vancouver.
Solidarity Festival 2012
Solidarity Festival 2012: From Indignation to Mobilization
Saturday June 9, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., Speakers from the Quebec student mobilization including Gabriel Nadeau-Dubois, LaClasse. Ecole Le Plateau, 3710 Calixa-Lavallee, Parc Lafontaine, Montreal. Sponsored by Alternatives.
Stand Against the Blackmark Budget
Stand Against the Blackmark Budget – Fight the Tory Cuts!
National day of action against Harper’s cutback budget at over 30 Conservative MPs offices across Canada. Saturday, June 2. Sponsored by http://leadnow.ca/blackmark
Antonio Gramsci
May Day Meeting: Gramsci – Revolutionary Activist: from Workers’ Power to building the Party to Organic Intellectual
Thursday, May 10, 7:30 p.m., Community Meeting Room (upstairs), W2 Media Café, 116 West Hastings, Vancouver. Sponsored by: Socialist Solidarity.
National Day of Mourning
National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed on the Job, April 28.
Check your District Labour Council for specific events.
May Day Canada
May Day Canada
Halifax: Mayworks Festival, April 28-May 5. Check web site for events.

Montreal: Nous! Fete Internationale des Travailleur-ses, Molson Park, corner of rue D’Iberville and Beaubien, 6 p.m., with cultural evening at Plaza Theatre, 8 p.m., 6505 rue St. Hubert. See CSN web site for other Quebec events.

Ottawa: Rally, March and Teach In, Gather Confederation Park, 11:30 a.m. and March to Prime Minister’s Office, Wellington and Elgin, for noon rally. Speakers from the Public Service Alliance and Health Coalitions. Teach In at 2 p.m. on the Meaning of Austerity and Fighting Back. Sponsored by Solidarity Against Austerity.

Toronto:

Celebrations: Socialist May Day Celebration, Saturday April 28, 7 p.m. with speakers, entertainment and food, Free Times Café, 320 College St., $10 waged, 5$ unwaged. Sponsored by Socialist Action; and

Workers Unite, Stand Up and Fight!, Sunday, April 29, 2-6 p.m., Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street. Sponsored by United Mayday Committee.

Rally and March: Tuesday, May 1, Status for All Refugees! City Hall, 4 to 9 p.m.. Cultural Festival Alexandra Park. Sponsored by No One is Illegal.

Mayworks Festival, May 5-13. Check website for specific events.

Winnipeg: Rally and March, Tuesday May 1, 5:30 p.m., Winnipeg City Hall to Old Market Square, Sponsored by Winnipeg District Labour Council

Vancouver: Rally and March, Gather 5:30 p.m., Speaker: Jim Sinclair, President of the British Columbia Federation of Labour, 6 p.m., Vancouver Art Gallery to march to W2 SFU, 116 West Hastings for a cultural evening. Sponsored by Vancouver District and Labour Council.
National speaking tour of Israel National Speaking Tour by Israeli historian Ilan Pappe, Montreal April 30; Ottawa May 1; Toronto May 2; London May 3; Calgary, May 4; Victoria May 5; and Vancouver, May 5, 7 p.m. Alice MacKay Room, Vancouver Public Library, 340 W. Georgia St. $15 admission or $10 for students with ID. Sponsored by Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East.
Bargaining for a Fair Deal
From Teachers to Government and Health Workers: Why We Need a Common Front Against the Liberals
Join us for a panel discussion on public sector bargaining and the need for union activist networking to build joint activity.
Thursday, April 26, 7:30 p.m., Community Meeting Room (Upstairs) W2 Media Café, Woodward Centre, Simon Fraser University, 111 West Hastings, Vancouver. Sponsored by Socialist Solidarity.
Bargaining for a Fair Deal
Can BC Teachers Defeat Bill 22?
7:30 p.m., Thursday, March 15, Meeting Room (Upstairs) W2 Media Café, Woodwards Simon Fraser University, 111 West Hastings, Vancouver. Sponsored by Socialist Solidarity.

Come hear Ian Weninger, BCTF activist and Socialist Solidarity member, speak about what teachers want, how Bill 22 threatens to strip working condition protections, and what job action teachers can take.
Rising Tuition Fees
Demonstrate Against Raising Tuition Fees in Quebec!
Thursday, March 1, Gather 1:30 p.m. at Centre Lucien-Borne, 100 Chemin Ste-Foy, Quebec City to march to the Quebec National Assembly. Sponsor: La Classe
CLAC
Demonstrate Against the Conservative Youth Conference 2012
Saturday, March 3, 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Delta Hotel, 777 University Avenue, Montreal. Sponsored by Convergence of Anti-Capitalist Struggles – CLAC – Montreal.
Canada Boat to Gaza
End the Gaza Blockade!
Speaker, Ehab Lotayef, leading member of Freedom Waves to Gaza, introduced by Libby Davies, Federal NDP Member of Parliament for Vancouver East. Saturday, February 18, 7 p.m., Alice McKay Room, Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia, Vancouver. Sponsored by the Vancouver Committee of the Canadian Boat to Gaza. See the Canada Boat to Gaza website for the national speaking tour dates.
No to Enbridge
No Northern Gateway Pipeline!
Speaker: Robin Wylie, editor Socialist Solidarity, Thursday, February 16, 7 p.m., W2 Woodwards, Simon Fraser University, 111 West Hastings, Vancouver.
Haiti
Haiti Through the Lens of Wikileaks: How the US conspires to keep Haiti Poor
Speaker: Kim Ives, Editor, Haiti Liberté weekly, Monday, January 30, 7 p.m., Harbour Centre, Simon Fraser University, Room 7000, 515 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver.
National Day of Student Action Against Tuition Hikes!
National Day of Student Action Against Tuition Hikes!
Wednesday, February 1. Check out the Canadian Federation of Students website or your local Student Union local for events.
Winnipeg Marx Reading Group
Winnipeg Marx Reading Group
Meets Mondays January 5 to April 5 to discuss Marx’s economic and political writings, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street, Winnipeg. Drop ins welcome. For more information contact Radhika Desai at desair@cc.umanitoba.ca.
Action pour l’elimination de la 
		violence envers les femmes
Rassemblement pour les 12 jours d’action pour l’elimination de la violence envers les femmes
Mardi, Decembre 6, 12h, devant le Palais de justice de Montreal (1, rue Notre-Dame est).
Alternative Water Futures
Alternative Water Futures – The need for Non-Market Solutions to Alberta’s water crisis
Speaking Tour by Jeremy Schmidt on his new book, Monday, December 5, Room 217, Telus Building, University of Alberta, Edmonton (to be followed by meetings in Red Deer, Calgary, Lethbridge and Medicine Hat).
Secure the Future of Medicare
Secure the Future of Medicare
Meeting, with Roy Romanow and Andre Picard, Wednesday, November 30, 7 p.m., Adam Room, Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa. Sponsored by Canadian Health Coalition.
Labour at the Crossroads
Labour at the Crossroads: The Need for Unity in Action Against the 1%
Sunday, November 27, 7 p.m., Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West, Toronto. Speaker Denis Lemelin, National President of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers and other union leaders. Sponsored by Socialist Action.
Stop Crime Bill C-10!
Stop Crime Bill C-10!
Rally Saturday, November 26 on Parliament Hill, Ottawa. Speakers from the Elizabeth Fry Society and the John Howard Society of Canada. Sponsored by Families for fiscal and social responsibility.
Haiti: The Politics of Reconstruction
Haiti: The Politics of Reconstruction
Speaker: Roger Annis, leading activist of Canada Haiti Action Network. Tuesday, November 15, 7:30 p.m., Multipurpose Room, Main Floor, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver. Sponsored by Socialist Solidarity.
Media Democracy Days Vancouver
Media Democracy Days Vancouver
Friday, November 11 to Sunday, November 13. See web site for multiple events and locations (Vancouver Public Library and SFU Woodwards Centre), Keynote Speaker: Judy Rebick, founder of Rabble.ca, noon, VPL.
Women’s Global Human Rights
Women’s Global Human Rights
Speaker: Shanti Dairiam, Founder of International Women’s Rights Action Watch Asia-Pacific, Thursday, 7 p.m., November 10, Ignatieff Theatre, 15 Devonshire Place, OISE, Toronto.
The Tar Sands: Canada’s Corporate Climate Shame
Socialist Solidarity Meeting: The Tar Sands: Canada’s Corporate Climate Shame
Tuesday, October 18, 7:30 pm, Art Room Room, Main Floor, Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver.
Occupy Together
Occupy Together!
Organizing Meeting, Saturday, October 8, 1 pm. W(Woodwards) 2 Media Café, 111 West Hastings St., Vancouver; and Rally and Occupation of the Vancouver Art Gallery lawn space, Saturday, October 15, Noon.
Can a Revolutionary Party Be Built in Canada?
Can a Revolutionary Party Be Built in Canada?
Socialist Solidarity Meeting: Can a Revolutionary Party Be Built in Canada? The People's Enlightenment and First Generation Socialism in Canada, Speaker: Robin Wylie, editor of Socialist Solidarity, Thursday, September 22, 7:30 p.m., Mount Pleasant Community Centre, 1 Kingsway, Vancouver.
Sisters in Spirit Vigil
Sisters in Spirit Vigil – National Event
Ottawa: Tuesday, October 4, 2011. 12:00 - 15:00, Parliament Hill. Check local events in your community.
Say No to the Tar Sands!
Say No to the Tar Sands! Sit-in
Sit-In in Ottawa, Monday, September 26, 2011. Sponsored by the Council of Canadians; Greenpeace Canada; and the Indigenous Environmental Network. Check web sites for further details.
Freeing Palestine and Delegitimizing Israel Teach-In
Freeing Palestine and Delegitimizing Israel Teach-In
Sunday, September 18, 2011, 2-4:30 p.m., Alma Van Dusen Room, Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia, Vancouver. Sponsored by the Boycott Israeli Apartheid Campaign.
5th Annual Women’s Housing March and Block Party
5th Annual Women’s Housing March and Block Party
Saturday, September 17, 2011, 1 p.m., Cordova and Columbia, just west of Main St., Vancouver. Sponsored by the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre, Power of Women Group.
NATO – Hands off Libya!
NATO – Hands off Libya!
Thursday, September 15, 2011, 7 p.m., W2 Woodwards, 111 West Hastings, Vancouver. Sponsored by Stop War.
10 Years after September 11/01
10 Years after September 11/01: Les Angles Morts du Regard de l’occident sur le monde Arabo-Musulman
Speaker: Salima Ghezali, 7 p.m., Sunday, September 11, au Centre St-Pierre (sale Marcel Pepin), 1212, rue Panet (Metro Beaudry), Montreal.
Salima Ghezali est journaliste, écrivaine et militante des droits des femmes et des droits humains en Algérie. Elle a été fondatrice et directrice de l’hebdomadaire La Nation, interdit par le gouvernement algérien en 1996. Elle a été la lauréate des Prix Sakharov et Olof Palme en 1997 et du Prix Theodor Haecker en 1999.
Criminalizing Refugees in Australia
Socialist Solidarity Meeting: Criminalizing Refugees in Australia
Criminalizing Refugees in Australia with Diane Fieldes, leading member of Socialist Alternative (Australia). Wednesday, June 29, Met Pub Patio, 6 p.m., Columbia Street, New Westminster.
The Arab Revolution
The Arab Revolution
Thursday, July 28, 7:30 at the new Mount Pleasant Community Centre, Kingsway at Main. Hear a report from Chicago's Socialism 2011 conference on the street-level struggle across north Africa and west Asia. Harper and Obama applaud its sentiments, Qaddafi and Bashir condemn its terrorism, All rulers united to beat the people into place, Yet the movements continue to fight back. Poster »
Building ont he Orange Surge
Austerity Budgets - Libya - Postal Workers: Where are we headed? Building on the Orange Wave for a Socialist Alternative.
Come to a joint forum discussion with Socialist Action, members of the NDP Socialist Caucus, and Socialist Solidarity on Saturday, June 18, 7:30 p.m., Room 2280, Simon Fraser University - Harbour Centre, 511 West Hastings, Vancouver. Suggested admission $2. Contact us for more information. Download the Poster »
We support our postal workers
We Support our Postal Workers!
Join the Halifax-Dartmouth and District Labour Council and community allies for a door-to-door canvass to distribute windows signs that say "We Support our Postal Workers". There will be very brief training available for first-time canvassers, and first-times can be paired with experienced canvassers if desired. Please let us know! Questions? Email for more information. Saturday, June 4 • 2:00pm – 5:00pm. Meet at 2099 Gottingen St, Halifax, NS.
Rally against the Privatization of Public Services
Join us in Montreal
Rally against the Privatization of Public Services at the meeting of the International Economic Forum of the Americas, Monday, June 6, 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Bonaventure, corner of La Gauchetiere and Mansfield (metro Bonaventure), Montreal.
Rally Against the Tories!
Rally Against the Tories!
Rally Against the Tories! On June 10th, 2011, Prime Minister Stephen Harper will address the Conservative Party of Canada's (CPC) National Convention in downtown Ottawa. Taking place during the 3 day CPC National Convention at the Ottawa Convention Centre, Harper's address to the gathered Conservative Party members will be his first major address after winning a majority government in the last election. We invite all those opposed to the Harper's right-wing agenda to come together on Friday, June 10th, and make clear to the Conservative Party that we will not sit idly by while they attack our communities. Friday, June 10, Dundonald Park (Lyon and Somerset), Ottawa, 4:30 p.m.
Canadian Communities not for sale
Canadian Communities not for sale:
Why the Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (Ceta) with the European Union is bad for Canada
Monday, May 30, 2011 at 7:30 p.m., Frances Morrison Library, 311-23rd Street East, Saskatoon, with: Maude Barlow (National Chairperson, Council of Canadians); Paul Moist (National President, Canadian Union of Public Employees); and Terry Boehm (President, National Farmers Union).
Abousfian Abdelrazik
No One is Illegal! A Sanctions-Busting fundraiser for Abousfian Abdelrazik
Please join us in a fundraiser dinner to support Abousfian Abdelrazik, in active defiance of the UN 1267 sanctions regime.
Monday, May 30, 2011 7pm at the Grandview Calvary Baptist Church in Vancouver. 1803 East 1st Avenue (east of Commercial Drive). $20 per ticket. Directions »
Halifax Mobilization
Halifax Mobilizations
 
Stop Nuclear Power!
March and rally on Earth Day, Friday, April 22, 2-4 p.m., Start at the Halifax Commons and march to the NDP Premier’s office. Sponsored by Stop Nuclear Power

Stand up! Speak out! Justice, Jobs and Equality!
Rally Easter Monday, April 25th at 1 pm at Victoria Park (Corner of Spring Garden and South Park). Sponsored by The Halifax-Dartmouth and District Labour Council and community allies.
March on May Day!
March on May Day!

Montreal
Sunday, May 1. Gather at Baldwin Park (corner of Marie-Anne and Fullum), Noon. March begins at 1 p.m. Sponsored by the May 1st Committee.

Vancouver
One Movement – One World. Gather 1 p.m. Clark Park (13th and Commercial). March 1:30 p.m. to McSpadden Park (5th and Victoria). Rally 2:30 to 3 p.m. Sponsored by the Vancouver and District Labour Council.

Toronto
Their Crisis, Our Solutions, May 1, 9 a.m. to noon, Free Times Café, 320 College Street. Sponsors: Toronto CUPW; Ontario Coalition Against Poverty; NDP Socialist Caucus. And cultural evening, Steelworkers Hall, 25 Cecil Street, 8 p.m., Toronto. Followed by the 26th annual Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts, May 7-15. See website for events, times and locations.
International Solidarity with Wisconsin Workers!
Peace Arch Park International Solidarity Rally
Join unions from the United States and Canada at the international border to stand in solidarity with workers who are struggling to keep their right to collectively bargain. April 2 at 2pm. Peace Arch State Park (US) and Peace Arch Provincial Park (Canada). More information »
Canada out of Afghanistan
Rally to end the war in Afghanistan
People Power, Not War! Rally to end the war in Afghanistan. Saturday, April 9, 1 p.m. at the Vancouver Public Library, Sponsored by Stop War.
Ralley for Respect
Rally for Respect!
Rally for Respect: Our Communities, public services, good jobs. Saturday, April 9 at 1 p.m. Dundas Square to march to Toronto City Hall, Sponsored by Toronto Social Forum.
Amy Goodman
Egypt Today - South Africa Yesterday
Egypt Today - South Africa Yesterday: The Case for International Solidarity featuring Ahmed Shawki, Editor of International Socialist Review and eyewitness to the Egyptian Revolution. March 25, 7-9 pm at the Regal Beagle, 335 Bloor St. West, Toronto. Sponsored by the International Solidarity Committee of the Greater Toronto Workers Assembly.
Canada out of Afghanistan
Community March Against Racism
Community March Against Racism. Sunday, March 20, 2 p.m. at the Waterfront Skytrain Station, Vancouver. (preceded by Defend Wikileaks - Rally in Support of Bradley Manning, 11 a.m., US Consulate, 1075 West Pender, Vancouver).
Israeli Apartheid Week
Israeli Apartheid Week – March 7-11
For events across Canada check the Israel Apartheid Week web page.
Amy Goodman
Independent Media and Promoting Social Justice
Amy Goodman, host of Democracy Now! discusses her new book on the political role of independent media, Edmonton, University of Alberta, Saturday, February 26, 7 p.m.
Israel and Palestine
Israel and Palestine: Past, Present and Future
A lecture series by Dr. Norman Finkelstein, Kingston (February 15); Toronto (York University – February 16); Waterloo/Kitchener, (February 17); London (February 18); and Hamilton (February 19) Sponsored by: Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East.
Greater Toronto Workers' Assembly
Greater Toronto Workers' Assembly
Solidarity, Resistance, Change: Building the Working Class Movement. The Labour Committee of the Greater Toronto Workers Assembly (GTWA) is organizing a conference where activists can come together to talk about the attacks on the working-class in every dimension of our lives, reframe the public discussion and launch a united activist network of workers from all sectors, unions and precarious workers, new immigrants and non-unionized workers to mobilize a new kind of working class movement. Saturday, January 29th from 7-9pm and Sunday, January 30 from 10am - 6pm at Ryerson Student Centre - Oakham House, 63 Gould Street, Toronto. More information »
The People vs. US Steel
The People vs. US Steel: Hamilton Day of Action
Defend our future with the OFL, CLC, USW Local 1005 and the Hamilton and District Labour Council.
Saturday, January 29, 2011 - 1pm - Hamilton City Hall, 71 Main St. W. More information »
Canada Boat to Gaza
Support the Canadian Boat to Gaza
A Canadian humanitarian initiative to aid the civilian population of Gaza living under Israeli blockade. Donate online or by cheque to Alternatives with 'Canadian Boat to Gaza' in the remark field and mail to: Canadian Boat to Gaza - B.C. Box 179, 101-1184 Denman Street, Vancouver BC, V6G 2M9.
Unplugging Identity in Recent Visits to Israel/Palestine
Two Jews, Three Opinions: Unplugging Identity in Recent Visits to Israel/Palestine
Travel stories from two Jewish Vancouver activists from two different generations. Wednesday, December 15, 7:30pm at the Rhizome Café 317 E. Broadway, Vancouver. Sid Shnaid, Co-Chair of Independent Jewish Voices, visited Israel/Palestine this Fall. So did Rachel Marcuse, a young woman who went on the "Birthright" tour. Come and hear what two witnesses from different generations say about Palestinian resistance and Israeli opposition. A fundraiser for Independent Jewish Voices. Sliding scale, $10-20
Free Palestine, Free Afghanistan, Free Speech
George Galloweay Speaks: Free Palestine, Free Afghanistan, Free Speech
Monday, November 22, 2010 at 7:30p.m. (Doors open at 6.30.m.) St Andrew's-Wesley United Church located on the corner of Burrard and Nelson Street, Vancouver. Tickets: $15 / unwaged or low-income $10. Available at: People's Coop Bookstore, 1391 Commercial Dr. UBC: The Outpost in the Student Union Building. Surrey: at the Al-Iman grocery story, 10700 King Edward. New Westminster: BC Market, 930 12th St. Alternatively, you can reserve your ticket online. Organized locally by StopWar.ca Coalition.
Howard Zinn's Marx in Soho
People's Co-op Bookstore is proud to present... Howard Zinn's 'Marx in Soho'
Performed by Brian Jones and for 1 night only! Saturday, November 20, 7p.m. at The Cultch (1895 Venables St.) Part of an evening in celebration of the life and work of Howard Zinn with remarks by special guest David Barsamian. Tickets: $20 (students & seniors) $25 (adult) available online for purchase. All proceeds to benefit People's Co-op Bookstore, B.C.'s oldest independent bookstore, at 1391 Commercial Drive, celebrating its 65th anniversary this year!
SS Meeting
Socialism, Ecology and the Limits of Green Capitalism
Socialist Solidarity Meeting, Thursday, November 4 at 7:30 p.m. in the Music Room at Mount Pleasant Community Centre, Kingsway and Main, Vancouver.
Media and Democracy Day
Media and Democracy Day
Media and Democracy Day: Saturday, November 6, noon to 5 p.m. at the Vancouver Public Library, 350 West Georgia.
Main speaker: Tony Burman.
Against Israeli Apartheid
Against Israeli Apartheid
Against Israeli Apartheid: Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Conference, October 22-24, Université du Quebec au Montreal (UQAM), Montreal.
From Afghanistan to Palestine: A Benefit Featuring Malalai Joya
A Benefit Featuring Malalai Joya
From Afghanistan to Palestine: A Benefit Featuring Malalai Joya, Afghan MP. Tuesday, October 12 at 7 p.m. ($10-20)
151 W. Cordova, Vancouver