May Day: Eco-Socialism or Extinction

Toronto’s 24th Annual Socialist May Day Celebration

Jorge Soberon, Consul General of Cuba in Toronto
Mirna Quero de Pena Consul General in Toronto of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
John Clarke (written message) organizer, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty
Ali Mallah Vice-President of the Canadian Arab Federation, member of CUPE, and V.P. (Alternate) of CLC.
B.C. Holmes representing the Toronto Haiti Action Committee
Barry Weisleder Substitute teachers’ organizer, and Federal Secretary, Socialist Action
M.C.: Elizabeth Byce, federal Treasurer, NDP Socialist Caucus, and retired member of the Toronto Local, Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Celebrate with entertainers: Jon Brooks, 2008 Porcupine Winner ‘Mac Beattie Award’, 2007 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee ‘Best Songwriter’; Marianne Girard, roots/alternative country singer-song writer, 2009 Canadian Folk Music Award Nominee ‘Best vocalist’, with acclaimed new CD “Pirate Days”; Bill Heffernan, activist, teacher and song smith; Glen Hornblast, folk singer on the social justice scene; Smokey Dymny, an IWW rebel troubadour; and the sweet harmonies of Linda Saslove.
Enjoy delicious food from the menu and drinks from the bar. For details, call the Free Times Café at 416-967-1078. At the event there will also be a literature and CDs display, a raffle, and surprises.

Saturday, May 1, 2010 7 p.m.
Free Times Cafe, 320 College St., (2 blocks west of Spadina) Toronto, Ontario Admission: $10 waged, $5 non-waged or PWYC
E-mail: Phone: (416) 535-8779

sponsored by Socialist Action (Fourth Internationalists in the Canadian state)
Event endorsed by: Toronto Local – Canadian Union of Postal Workers, Ontario Coalition Against Poverty, Toronto Haiti Action Committee, NDP Socialist Caucus, National Council of Latin American and Caribbean Women in Canada – Latin@s , Toronto Forum on Cuba, and the Free the Cuban Five Cultural Committee.