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Invitation to VOICES-VOIX -- Vancouver launch and election strategy session
By Pacific Free Press, Pacific Free Press, 5 April 2011
There are few values at the heart of any vibrant democratic society more important than the right and ability to speak out freely, to disagree, and to advocate for differing points of view. However, there is a growing and serious concern in Canada that a range of deeply troubling government actions and decisions over the past several years have significantly eroded fundamentally democratic and human rights principles and institutions in our country.
In response, organizations and individuals across Canada have come together under the VOICES-VOIX banner to draw attention to this attack on advocacy and dissent, and to use the upcoming federal election as an opportunity to seek pledges from party leaders and local candidates that they will take action to restore and strengthen the state of democracy and human rights in Canada.
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Logo of the Voices-Voix Coalition