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Feb 28, 2024 - Healing Resistance

When: February 28th, 6pm

This workshop is on Healing Resistance. We are living in time of upheaval. As social, ecological, economic and political systems are on the brink of collapse, we are presented with an incredible opportunity to shape a new future. Join SURJ for a discussion on how these compounding crises impact our ability to engage in the work of racial healing.

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Feb 28, 2024 - Solidarities + Connections with Palestine

When: February 28th, 4pm

A panel discussion hosted by the Centre for Human Rights Research at the University of Manitoba.

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Feb 28, 2024 - From Fringe to Foreground

When: Wednesday, February 28th, 12 noon

Join us to explore the influence of far-right politics on Canada's climate conversation and what this means for communicators. This discussion and Q&A session will follow the evidence to disentangle the far-right's financial ties to the oil and gas industry, the messaging strategies employed by Canada's anti-climate influencers, and the media and networks that move anti-climate politics from the fringe to the mainstream and what this all means for Canadian politics and journey to net-zero.

Hosted by Re.Climate out of Carlton University.

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Feb 26, 2024 - A Very Canadian Coup in Haiti

When: February 26th, 6:30pm
Where: 45 Willcocks St

On February 29, 2004, the Canadian military participated in the overthrow of the democratically elected President of Haiti, Jean Bertrand Aristide. Under Aristide, Haiti was making progress towards building a people's democracy, strengthening political institutions and the rule of law through elections, and reforming the economy to redirect resources to build much needed schools and primary clinics and infrastructure for the Haitian people. This was done through a popular platform based on the idea that these modest reforms would transform life for the majority of the Haitian people, moving them "from absolute misery to dignified poverty". Combine this with the call for reparations, Aristide and the Lavalas party had to go.

Join us for a conversation with an exciting panel that brings some of the top minds and critical voices together, as we are delighted to host Professor Jemima Pierre, filmmaker and journalist Etant Dupain, and activist and educator Jean St. Vil.

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Feb 26, 2024 - Canadian Foreign Policy Hour with Yves Engler

When: Mondays at 6pm

Join author Yves Engler on Mondays for a weekly news roundup and interactive discussion about Canada's role abroad. This weekly session will delve into the latest developments on subjects ranging from military affairs and Canada's role in Ukraine to its contribution to Palestinian dispossession, and the exploitation of African resources. Join Yves for a critical take on Canada's foreign policy. Questions, comments, and criticisms are all welcome.

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Feb 25, 2024 - Gaza in Every City rally!

When: Sunday February 25th, 1pm
Where: Mississauga Celebration Square

Join us on February 25th for our Gaza in Every City rally! We will continue to demand an arms embargo on Israel, reinstatement of funding to UNRWA, the siege on Gaza lifted, and a CEASEFIRE NOW! #T4P

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Feb 24, 2024 - In Praise of Black Culture /w Lillian Allen

When: February 24th 7pm

Featuring readings of newly commissioned works by the students of our new Poet Laureate and led by Lillian Allen herself, this evening of poetry speaks to the way that belonging creates a sense of safety and power within Communities of Colour.

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Feb 24, 2024 - Better Work For Better Care

When: February 24th, 12pm

Ontario's healthcare system is in crisis. Poor working conditions and system-wide under-funding is threatening the safety of health workers and patients alike. If the Ford government moves ahead with its plan to further privatize healthcare services, access to care and the rate of health worker burnout will only get worse.

We are inviting health workers from across the province to join the Better Work for Better Care forum to discuss how to link the movement for decent work with the fight to defend and improve public healthcare.

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Feb 24, 2024 - Ukraine – How to Stop This War

When: February 24th, 9am (2pm GMT)

Two years on from Russia's invasion of Ukraine, hundreds of thousands are dead, countless more injured, homes and infrastructure destroyed and millions displaced - and the risk of nuclear war has increased.

This war must end. The provocation of NATO expansion must cease. And there must be a just and lasting negotiated settlement, meeting the needs of all peoples. Join the discussion with our international panel - what can we do to help end this war?

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Feb 24, 2024 - War of Attrition or Chance for Peace?

When: February 24th, 7am

Join the International Peace Bureau for a crucial webinar via Zoom: "Ukraine Two Years After the Invasion: War of Attrition or Chance for Peace?"

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Feb 23, 2024 - We Won’t Be Silenced!

When: Friday February 23rd, 7pm

Join us for a roundtable discussion on the suppression of pro-Palestinian voices - from classrooms to boardrooms. All over the GTA, we are seeing a disturbing rise in people being explicitly targeted with punishment, termination and all-out silencing for expressing any form of Palestine solidarity.

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Feb 23, 2024 - Commemorating the Nakba's 75th Year

When: February 23rd, 6pm
Where: Innis Town Hall, 2 Sussex Ave

To commemorate the Nakba's 75th year, Professors J. Kēhaulani Kauanui and Amahl Bishara will be in conversation to discuss past and present Palestinian and other Indigenous struggles in a public event at the University of Toronto (St. George).

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Feb 22, 2024 - Building Bridges for Peace

When: Thursday February 22nd, 8pm

229 unions and other labor organizations (including the AFL-CIO) have taken a stand for ceasefire. Among them 10 national unions (AFA, AFT, APWU, CWA, IAPUT, NEA, NNU, SEIU, UAW, UE) have called for a ceasefire. Together they represent almost 60% of all union members in the US.

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Feb 22, 2024 - The Struggle for Liberty

When: February 22nd, 7pm

Moms 4 Liberty and other radical right organizations, masquerading as grassroots groups of concerned parents, have been using their dark money and political connections to take over school boards and pressure school systems to abandon their diversity, equity, and inclusion policies aimed at protecting the rights and identities of all students. M4L is also the force behind many of the initiatives to ban books, curricula, and classroom conversations regarding truths about race, history, and identity. This action dialogue will provide more information on who M4L really is and who is behind them and identify successful strategies that can be used to counter them in our school districts and legislatures.

Panelists:
- Elizabeth Hammon, Anti-Racist Education Alliance
- Elizabeth Mikitarian, Stop Moms for Liberty
- Jumel Howard, PFLAG

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Feb 22, 2024 - Palestine Resists: Stories Against Oblivion

When: February 22nd, 6:30pm

Over a century of destruction, erasure, expulsion, assassinations, and genocide have not succeded in quelling Palestinian existence and resistance. Join Mayworks, Writers Against the War on Gaza (WAWOG), Librarians and Archivists with Palestine (LAP), and Publishers for Palestine for a roundtable discussion on the destruction of knowledge and information, censorship, repression, and solidarity. We will be discussing how we resist through the media, libraries, and archives with guest speakers Tam Rayan, Anais Salamon, and Pacinthe Mattar, with moderator Pamela Arancibia.

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