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Nov 4, 2019 - Rising Tides: Reflections for Climate Changing Times

When: Monday November 4th, 7pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel Ballroom, 1214 Queen St West

With intimate stories and thoughtful attention, Rising Tides addresses the past, present and future of climate justice through fiction, creative non-fiction, and poetry.

Join editor Catriona Sandilands with anthology contributors Christopher Campbell-Durufle, Laurie Graham, Peter Hobbs, Tim Leduc and Lisa Szabo-Jones for readings, discussion, and refreshments.
Nov 2, 2019 - A Bold Peace: Costa Rica's Path of Demilitarization

When: Saturday Nov. 2nd, 7pm
Where: Friends House, 60 Lowther Ave

Catch this inspiring film about a country that abolished its army over 70 years ago. Costa Rica demilitarized in 1948 and it announced this year it will be the first country to completely decarbonize - find out why peace and disarmament are essential to tackling the climate crisis. Screening will be followed by a discussion of the Canadian context led by Tamara Lorincz.
Nov 2, 2019 - Book Launch: Radical Ambition - The New Left in Toronto

When: Saturday November 2nd, 5pm
Where: Pearl Harbourfront Chinese Cuisine, 207 Queen's Quay W, # 200

Join Peter Graham and Ian McKay for the book launch of Radical Ambition - The New Left in Toronto.

The book looks at the development of the New Left in Toronto from the 1950s through the 1980s, but the 1970s is at the heart of the period's inspiring activism. The 1970s was a time of increased politicization and polarization. It was when the New Left's initiatives and demographics became more diverse.

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Nov 2, 2019 - The (re)Making of a Movement

When: Saturday Nov. 2nd, 9am
Where: Fleck Dance Theatre, Harbourfront Centre, 207 Queens Quay West

New Perspectives on the 1960s Counterculture by Angela Davis

Angela Davis is an international icon known for her ongoing work to combat all forms of oppression in the United States and abroad. Her work as an educator has always emphasize the importance of building communities of struggles for economic, racial and gender equality. As part of the 6th Annual Humber College Liberal Arts & Sciences Conference at TIFA, Davis will be delivering the Keynote on The (re)Making of a Movement: New Perspectives on the 1960s Counterculture.
Nov 2, 2019 - [Markham] Nuclear Challenges for Canada

When: Saturday Nov. 2nd, 9am
Where: Edward Village Hotel, 50 E Valhalla Drive, Markham

Speakers include: Angela Bischoff on Canada's dead-end nuclear plans and alternatives. Others will address the nuclear arms race; Great Lakes radiation; radiation and public health; and more.

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