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Oct 22, 2021 - Alternative Shabbes: Cooking Together For a Future

When: Friday 22 October, 6:30pm

Join the Morris Winchevsky School and the United Jewish People's Order for a night of schmoozing and connecting to land, culture, and food justice through an interactive, intergenerational cooking night. The event will include a live interactive cooking lesson with Jewish Chef, Sari Papular, RNCP who will be guiding us on how to cook Moroccan Chraime and Couscous for shabbes! We will also be joined by a very special guest speaker, tattooest Joey Ramona, who will talk about food insecurity in Toronto and ideas for action that all of us can take, building on the mutual aid groups that have sprung up in the shadow of the current pandemic.
Oct 24, 2021 - Standing on Guard For Whom?

When: Sunday October 24th, 2pm

With Yves Engler, author and historian, and Vanessa Lanteigne, Voice of Women for Peace. We Stand on Guard for Whom? is the first book to present a history of the Canadian military from the perspective of its victims. In his eleventh book, Yves Engler, the prolific author and critic of Canadian politics, exposes the reality of Canadian wars, repression, and military culture despite the mythologies of Canada as an agent for international peacekeeping and humanitarianism.
Oct 25, 2021 - Metro Days of Action - 25 Years Later

When: October 25th, 7pm

Join us as we celebrate "When we walked on sunshine" with music, words, and inspiration, including:

- Video greetings from MDA co-chairs Linda Torney and Margaret Hancock

A discussion on the lessons for today:
- Panel moderator - John Cartwright, former Labour Council president
- Karen Brown, Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario
- Vicky Smallman, Canadian Labour Congress
- Ilian Burbano, Community activist and SEIU staff
- Bill Howes, Chief Marshal for Metro Days of Action
Oct 25, 2021 - Testimonio Virtual Book Launch

When: Monday Oct 25th, 7pm

Co-editors Catherine Nolin and Grahame Russell will be discussing their powerful new book, Testimonio, on the date of its publication, along with several of the book's contributors.

Testimonio draws on over thirty years of community-based research and direct community support work in Guatemala to expose the ruthless state machinery that benefits the Canadian mining industry--a staggeringly profitable juggernaut of exploitation, sanctioned and supported every step of the way by the Canadian government.