Media Advisory: Community groups to rally outside Conservative Convention

Community groups to rally outside Conservative Convention in response to harmful policies and continued attacks on Canadians

Community groups, union members and concerned citizens will gather en masse outside the BMO Centre to send a message to Conservative politicians and convention delegates that their reckless policies are hurting Canadians and damaging the country.

What:           Public Demonstration

When:          Saturday, November 2, 2013, 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Where:        Corner of 14th Ave SE and Macleod Trail SE (across the street from Victoria Park
                    /Stampede Station CTrain)

Who:           Sheelah McLean, Idle No More co-founder

Brigette DePape, “Rogue Page”/writer and activist

Clayton Thomas-Muller, advocate on environmental & economic justice

Robyn Benson, Public Service Alliance of Canada national president

Diane Orihel, PhD Candidate in Ecology

Gil McGowan, Alberta Federation of Labour president

For further information, please contact:

Jeffrey Vallis, Communications Officer, 204-990-5717 or