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Guelph celebrates May Day

To help build a worldwide common front against capitalism, Guelph residents rallied on May Day!


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Length: 1:34:47
Uploaded: 2 May, 2013

Recording Date: 30 Apr, 2013
Recording Location: Guelph, ON
Logsheet: none
Language: English
Topical for: Timeless
Status: As Broadcast
Copyright: Creative Commons License
Guelph celebrates May Day by Migrant Matters Radio is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.

Program Title: Guelph celebrates May Day
Description: With the aim of contributing to building a worldwide common front against capitalism, austerity and war, a group of 30 chanting and sign waving residents of Guelph, Ontario rallied in front of City Hall on the early eve of April 30th to pay our respects and spread the word about our Labour history and International Workers’ Day! The rally's speakers list included members of: Fuerza/Puwersa, CUPE 3913, CAW Local 1917, Migrante Canada, Young Communist League Guelph, Guelph Student Mobilization Committee, and OPIRG Guelph.

Excerpts of interviews with some of the speakers and rally attendees, particularly about what May Day means to them, are also included.

Host(s): MaryCarl Guiao
Featured Speakers/Guests: MaryCarl Guiao (Fuerza/Puwersa), Sarah Scanlon (OPIRG), Denise Martins (CUPE 3913) Drew Garvie (YCL) live music by Fellow Worker Roisin Lyder (GSMC) Perry Sorio (Migrante Canada), poetry reading by spoken word artist Tristan Dineen, Eduardo Huesca (Fuerza/Puwersa), Josh Gilbert, Byron

Credits: Rally organized by Fuerza/Puwersa, CUPE 3913 and OPIRG



Politics > Feminism
Education > Policy
Politics > Activism
Regional > Canada
Society and Culture > Racism
Society and Culture > Women
Type: Speech/Presentation

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