April 1 - PEOPLE'S PARLIAMENT: EXPOSING THE FTAA

PEOPLE'S PARLIAMENT: EXPOSING THE FTAA 10 am to 4 pm
SUNDAY APRIL 1, 2001
Centre Block, Parliament Hill (Pre-registration required)

MORNING:

TEACH-IN ON THE FREE TRADE AREA OF THE AMERICAS AGREEMENT

With Judy Rebick from rabble.ca and The People's Parliamentary Committee Against the FTAA:

Jen Anthony, Canadian Federation of Students
Maude Barlow, The Council of Canadians
Kukdookaa - Terri Brown, National Action Committee on the Status of Women
Tony Clarke, Polaris Institute
Judy Darcy, Canadian Union of Public Employees
Sarah Dopp, Operation 2000
Gerard Greenfield, Canadian Auto Workers
Lorraine Guay, Fédération des femmes de Québec
Carlos Joya, Association of the Families of the Disappeared, Colombia
Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
Elizabeth May, Sierra Club of Canada
Riccardo Petrella, L'Association pour un contrat mondial de l'eau
Richard Renshaw, Canadian Religious Conference
David Robinson, Canadian Association of University Teachers.

AFTERNOON:

THE CRIMINALIZATION OF DISSENT
Discussion with Clayton Ruby

TRAINING FOR CHANGE
Workshop on non-violent direct action and civil disobedience with George Lakey and Karen Ridd.

** Pre-registration is required as space is limited.
** Registration will take place only:
** Between Noon and 4 PM
** Saturday, March 24 and Sunday March 25.

To register during these times call the Sierra Club of Canada at (613) 241-4611 General information: (613) 237-0730.

Pre-registered childcare available.
Simultaneous interpretation in French and English will be provided.

Donations welcome.

George Lakey and Opération SalAMI will be co-facilitating an additional training session for activists from 6pm to 9pm on April 1 (location to be confirmed).

For general information about either event or to volunteer please call;
Coalition Hotline - (613) 237-0730 or go to our web site http://www.flora.org/ftaa/