March 31, 2012
NELSON-Dissatisfaction with Prime Minister Harper and the federal Conservatives continued on Saturday across Canada after budget day on Thursday as people yielded the call by Occupy Canada, Democracy Canada and others to rally and march against Stephen Harper’s leadership and the governing Conservatives from coast to coast on March 31.
The National Day of Action included the following communities:
Saturday, 31 March, 2012.
Co-ordinated through facebook by DemocracyCanada.
- Brantford: Victoria Park, 1:00 pm;
- Calgary: Calgary City Hall, 1:00 pm;
- Canmore: TBA;
- Charlottetown: Province House, 1:00 pm;
- Chilliwack: TBA;
- Edmonton: Sir Winston Churchill Square, 12:00 noon;
- Gatineau: Parc Moussette, 11:00 am;
- Halifax: Parade Square, 1:00 pm;
- Hamilton: Gore Park, 2:00 pm;
- Kelowna: The Sails, 1:00 pm;
- Kitchener-Waterloo: Kitchener City Hall, 1:00pm;
- Lethbridge: 255 8th St. South, 11:00 am;
- Montreal: Place Du Peuple – Square Victoria, 2:00 pm;
- Nelson: City Hall, 12:00 pm;
- Peterborough: Confederation Park, NE corner, 1:00 pm;
- Regina: Victoria Park Plaza, 2:00pm;
- Saint John: King’s Square, 2:00 pm;
- St. John’s: Colonial Building, Military Road, 2:00 pm;
- Toronto: Old City Hall, Queen & Bay, 2:30 pm;
- Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby St., 2:00 pm;
- Victoria: Centennial Square, 2:00 pm;
- Windsor: Charles Clark Square, 2:00 pm;
- Winnipeg: corner Osborne St, & River Ave, 2:30 pm.
Here are some pictures of the event in Nelson, B.C. taken by Andrew Chernoff, Recording Secretary of the West Kootenay Labour Council:
Della MacLoud, of MLA Michelle Mungall’s office & delegate to WKLC
Bruce Northcott of CUPW Local 790 and President of West Kootenay Labour Council at Nelson Rally
Cindy McCallum Miller of CUPW Local 716-Castlegar & delegate to WKLC