September 20, 2017 Day of Action to support the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

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Citizens will be signing this giant “treaty” at events across Canada on September 20, 2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he won’t sign the new “Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons” when it opens for signature at the United Nations on September 20 – but we sure can!

Come and sign the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

Ottawa —

Citizen Signing Ceremony
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
12:15 – 1:30 PM
Beneath the Peace Tower, Parliament Hill
Guests speakers:
Peggy Mason of the Rideau Institute and Ceasefire.ca
Pierre Jasmin of Les Artistes pour la Paix and the Canadian Network to Abolish Nuclear Weapons

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Toronto —

Citizen Signing Ceremony
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Gather at 2:30 PM
Matt Cohen Park (Spadina and Bloor), and then proceeding to Chrystia Freeland’s office at 344 Bloor St. West, Toronto

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Kingston —

Citizen Signing Ceremony
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Gather at 11:00 AM
Union Street and University Avenue, Kingston

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London —

Public Forum: How Can You Contribute to a Culture of Peace? and Citizen Signing Ceremony
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
7:00 to 9:00 PM
Stevenson & Hunt Room A
London Public Library, Central, 251 Dundas St.

Q&A session with author and Western University associate professor Dr. Erika Simpson

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Sydney —

Citizen Signing Ceremony
Thursday, September 21, 2017
1:00 to 2:30 PM
Sydney Credit Union Boardroom, Cape Breton University

Join Peace Quest Cape Breton and Friends – Sign Your Name on the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty

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Halifax —

Wednesday, September 20 (rain date Thursday, September 21)
11:00 – 3:00 PM
Dalhousie University Student Union Society and Volunteer Expo and Food Truck Party
Studley Quad, Dalhousie University

Come to the PLAAY table to sign the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty (Peace Leadership Activism and Action for Youth, Canadian Voice of Women for Peace, Nova Scotia Youth Chapter)

For more information: plaayns@gmail.com

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Victoria —

Citizen Signing Ceremony and Free Public Film Screening of “A Bold Peace”
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
7:00-9:00 PM
Cadboro Bay United Church, 2625 Arbutus Road, Victoria

“A Bold Peace” presents Costa Rica’s inspiring path of demilitarization – one of the only nations in the world to disband their military and to redirect national resources towards education, health, and the environment.

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Citizen Signing Ceremony
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
11:15 AM
Victoria City Hall,
1 Centennial Square
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Citizen Signing Ceremony
Thursday, September 21, 2017
12:15 PM
University of Victoria (Coast Salish)
at the fountain in front of the Library

Thunder Bay —

Drop-in Citizen Signing Ceremony
Wednesday, September 20
4:30-6:00 PM
PACI
401 Red River Road, Room 2002 in the office of Rival,
in the building of the Lakehead University Law School.

Salt Spring Island –

Nuclear Abolition Treaty Signing Ceremony
International Day of Peace
Thursday, September 21, 2017
4:30 – 6:00 PM
Sidewalk in front of Centennial Park
Ganges, Salt Spring Island

Contact: janslakov@shaw.ca / (250) 537-5251

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Nanaimo –

Drop-in letter-writing workshop to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Thursday, September 21, 2017 (International Day of Peace)
4:00 – 6:00 PM
Nanaimo Harbourfront Library
90 Commercial Street, Nanaimo

Letters will be written to Prime Minister Trudeau and his government asking that Canada sign and ratify the UN Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons. Templates, addresses, materials and tea and cookies will be provided.

Cortes Island —

Meet at Manson’s Hall Wed. & Fri. afternoon during mail pick-up to sign
Manson’s Landing, Cortes Island

 

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