Wednesday Weekly Newsletter - June 3, 2015

OPIRG Carleton's Wednesday Weekly is your newsletter portal to social justice events and Working Group activities on campus and in the community.
 
Hearing: Rezone "Zibi"
Wed, June 3, 10 AM @ Ottawa City Hall
The Preliminary Hearing for the appeal to oppose the rezoning of  the Chaudiere & Albert Islands from "parkland" to "retail, commercial & residential" will be held and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - -  COME AND SUPPORT DOUGLAS CARDINAL, ROMOLA TREBILCOCK, LINDSEY LAMBERT,  LARRY MCDERMOTT, AND RICHARD JACKMAN! http://freethefalls.ca/
 
DanceDanceSolidarity
Wed, June 3, 8 PM @ 110 Cambridge St. N
The Punch Up Collective Presents: DanceDanceSolidarity: A Congress Party! Donations and Raffle for the End Immigration Detention Network and Hassan Diab. https://www.facebook.com/events/1393235214338928/
 
The State of Anarchism Today
Thurs, June 4, 5:30 PM @ UOttawa Desmarais 4120
Anarchism is a rich political philosophy and practice with a vibrant history, and it is seeing resurgence. This discussion will seek to assess existing anarchism - its strengths, limitations and prospects. Drawing on lived experience in the U.S., Canada, Quebec and the UK, speakers will address challenges within the anarchist movement and point toward promising directions emerging from existing organizing initiatives.
 
The Carbon Bubble
Thurs, June 4, 7 PM @ Centretown United Church
What happens to us when it bursts? Conversation with Jeff Rubin in Conversation with Frank Koller.
General admission: $10.00
Students/low-income: $5.00
 
Hassan Diab Presentation
Fri, June 5, 9 AM @ UOttawa UniCentre, Rm 205
Title: “The Case of Hassan Diab: Racism, Extradition Law and Citizenship in Canada”
Presenter: Dr. Peter Gose, Professor of Anthropology, Carleton University
Dr. Diab's extradition and the cynical legal proceedings that led to it starkly reveal the racialized limits of citizenship and Charter rights in Canada.
This event is free and open to the general public. No registration is necessary.
 
Anti-War Play & Panel
Sat, June 6, 2 PM @ UOttawa Academic Hall
Tickets ($30.-) are required for the play, but the panel is free to the public.
www.magneticnorthfestival.ca/2015festival/performances/re-union/
 The panel will explore the following questions:
• What is the responsibility of the individual in peace-building?
• What is the responsibility of the individual when the nation is at war?
• Is extremism in activism a legitimate form of political action?
 
Divest from Fossil Fuels
Thurs, June 11, 7:30 PM @ 2 Monk St.
https://www.facebook.com/events/557085044430174/
 
Day of Action to Stop Hospital Cuts
Fri, June 12, 12 PM @ Bob Chiarelli's Office, 201-2249 Carling Ave.
Our local public hospital & home care services are at risk from serious cuts & privatization. Together, we can save our services. We fund our health care. It is supposed to exist to provide care for us. It is time to take it back! 
MORE INFORMATION: http://www.ontariohealthcoalition.ca/
 
OPIRG ROOTS RADIO
Next show: Tues, June 9, 12 Noon @ 93.1 CKCU FM / www.ckcufm.com (every 2nd Tuesday). Now recruiting new hosts!! Contact: opirgonckcu@gmail.com.
 
Octopus Book Club
Wed, June  10, 6 PM @ 251 Bank St.
Cockroach by Rawi Hage.
 
A People's Senate
Thurs, June 16, 7 PM @ Octopus Books, 251 Bank St.
A People's Senate for Canada with Helen Forsey
 
David Suzuki: Letters to my Grandchildren
Friday, June 19, 7 PM @ Centretown United Church
General admission: $10.00 Students/low-income: $5.00

Posted on June 3, 2015 and filed under Newsletter.