Silencing Dissent in Canada: Video screening and Q&A discussion

Friday, August 22, 2014 - 10:45

In ten short compelling interviews, representatives from different sectors of Canadian civil society speak out about being silenced by the federal government and share insights about the state of democracy in Canada. Voices-Voix is a non partisan coalition committed to defending the right to advocacy and dissent, and has documented over 80 such cases on its website: www.voices-voix.ca/hit-list

Join us at the Peoples Social Forum for this panel, video screening and Q & A. Featuring the particiaption of Julia Sanchez of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation, Katie Gibbs of Evidence for Democracy, Dave Bleakney of the Candian Union of Postal Workers and Robert Fox of Oxfam Canada. Moderated by Alex Neve, of Amnesty International Canada.

When: Friday, Aug. 22 at 10:45am
Where: Room Montpetit 201, University of Ottawa.