Ongoing Submissions to current news articles, events, rallies, update, etc. for the month of April-May.

 

THIS WEEK IN ST.John’s:

 

SCRAP THE GAS TAX-Rally 5:45 pm Confederation Building   Please do not buy gas on June 2nd, meet at 5:45pm at Confederation Building (some will be biking), to support the protest against raised gas prices->raised food costs.

RALLIES

A Call To Action- rallies

HAPPENING THIS WEEK!!!!!!

St. John’s (and area) Events

Town Hall – SPRING INTO ACTION!

Wednesday, May 4 at 7 PM

St. Teresa’s Parish Hall, 120 Mundy Pond Rd, St. John’s

https://www.facebook.com/events/1593075477651152/

NL RISING: Save Public Education Pre-Rally

Saturday, May 7 at 11 AM

College of the North Atlantic, 1 Prince Philip Drive, St. John’s

https://www.facebook.com/events/1061418620571818/

Solidarity Saturday Budget Protest #NLRising

Saturday, May 7 at 11:30

Meet at MUN Clock Tower marching to Confederation Building

https://www.facebook.com/events/1014280145286720/

NL RISING: A rally for strong communities, good jobs, and tax fairness

Saturday, May 7 at 12 PM

Confederation Building

https://www.facebook.com/events/1051977104875704/?active_tab=posts

Bay St. George Events

NL Budget 2016 Information Session Bay St. George

Saturday, May 7 at 1 PM

College of the North Atlantic Bay St. George campus lecture theatre

https://www.facebook.com/events/1791402614414457/

Fogo Island Events

Save Fogo Library

Fogo Island Public Library

Monday, May 9 at 4:30 PM

http://www.vocm.com/newsarticle.asp?mn=2&id=62352&latest=1

Corner Brook Events

Common Fron NL Community Town Hall, Corner Brook

Wednesday, May 11 at 7 PM – 9PM

Club 64, 28 Broadway, Corner Brook

https://www.facebook.com/events/580077438838710/

Occupation Rally

Monday, May 16 at 8 AM

Sir Richard Squires Building, Corner Brook

 

Newfoundland & Labrador Budget 2016 Peaceful March/Demonstration

Friday April 29 at 10 am

April 29,10:00am Confederation Building:St.John’s Confederation Building Rally        & Corner Brook: April 29, 10:00am location to be announced: CBrook Rally April 29

https://www.facebook.com/events/1704109836503493/1704644409783369/

MAP of rally-walk: MAP

Post Rally Public Grassroots Political Discussion @ 6:30-9pm, MUN Arts and Administration Building – A1043  Post Rally STJ Grassroots Gathering

Fight the Budget May 2, CBC Rally-

Corner Brook Events

Newfoundland & Labrador Budget 2016 Peaceful March/Demonstration

Friday, April 29, 2016 beginning at 10AM Bowater Park and march to the Sir Richard Squires Building

https://www.facebook.com/events/486665674850424/

 
 

Wabush:
Friday, April 29
12:30
Courthouse – Whiteway Drive

Burin:
Tuesday, May 3
12:30
Burin Health Centre

Grand Falls – Windsor:
Wednesday, May 4
12:30
Law Courts Building

 

IN THE NEWS

-Nalcor Resignations : Board Resigns

-Corner Brook: Budget Talk Events happening Friday April 22:C Bennett Budget

-Politics happening now with activism updates with blogger Ryan Young @ The Rogue Bayman Blog

-A break down of “Where we are at” with blogger Brad Cabana @  Rock Solid Politics Blog

-Patty Daily on Social Justice Co-op NL rally for Anti-Austerity : Open Line Audio Clip

-Independent.ca news coverage: In the News

-Mark Gruchy on the Mental Healthcare Status in NL: CBC News

-Will cost over $6000 per family expected due to budget: Budget Snapshot

SAMPLE IDEAS

Create a whole vision rather than a piecemeal one. How do you envisage a future in which the changes your advocating for have happened? Paint that vision for everyone and let them imagine themselves in it.

– Icelandic comparisons: Iceland Protests and Wins

-Basic Income NL A) Basic Income NL  B) National Site: Basic Income Canada

-further readings: Dauphin’s Free Town  + data for annual guar. income: Data and Basic Income

 

 

Past Events:

Province Wide Events

The tentative schedule of upcoming demonstrations is as follows:

  1. Eastern Health (St. John’s Metro Region): Friday, April 22 12:00 – 1:30 ALL FACILITIES
  2. Bonavista: Monday, April 25 12:30 AES Office – Confederation Drive
  3. Bell Island: Tuesday, April 26 12:30 AES Office – Bennett Street
  4. Harbour Grace: Wednesday, April 27 12:30 Current Courthouse – 33 Harvey Street

 

Bonavista Events

Protest Rally

Monday, April 25, 2016 beginning at 12pm parking lot of the Dept. of Advanced Education and Skills building. https://www.facebook.com/TbnNewsAndViews/?__mref=message_bubble

April 27, 7:30 pm St.Teresa Parish Hall 120 Mundy Pond NDP Town Hall- Budget

Trinity North Rally 

-Trinity North Rally, Monday April 25 , 12 noon on the parking lot of the Dept. of Advanced Education and Skills, Trinity North Protest

 

Nape Specific Rallies 

The tentative schedule of upcoming NAPE demonstrations is as follows:Nape Rallies Schedule

1. Eastern Health (St. John’s Metro Region):
Friday, April 22
12:00 – 1:30
ALL FACILITIES
I will visit the HSC (12:00), Central Kitchen (12:30), and Masonic Park (1:00)

2. Bonavista:
Monday, April 25
12:30
AES Office – Confederation Drive

3. Bell Island:
Tuesday, April 26
12:30
AES Office – Bennett Street

4. Harbour Grace:
Wednesday, April 27
12:30
Current Courthouse – 33 Harvey Street

Labrador

Rally in the Valley

Thursday April 21 at 6:30pm – 8pm the arena parking lot to Lab & Ab bldg

https://www.facebook.com/events/1170726696280116/

St. John’s Events

Rally Against the 2016 NL Budget

Thursday April 21 at 12 pm- Confederation Building

https://www.facebook.com/events/1744286235815743/

SJC (Social Justice Co-op NL) General Assembly – NL Budget 2016

Thursday April 21 6pm to 8pm MUN Science-Art Courtyard Rally

https://www.facebook.com/events/1705542813017517/

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