Thousands to rally against 'Robocall' election fraudFriday, March 09, 2012 by: Kate AdamsRallies in 27 cities call for immediate investigation, full public inquiry, and new elections in affected ridings.
Full details below.
On Sunday, March 11, thousands will participate in a wave of protests across Canada in response to the widening “Robocall” election fraud scandal.
The rallies will demand a full public inquiry into the scandal, as well as new elections where illegal voter suppression and fraud may have influenced the outcome of the last Federal election.
What: National Day of Action Against Election Fraud
When: Sunday, March 11th, 2012
Where: Pre-planned rallies at sites nationwide. See list of major rallies below.
Toronto, ON: Meet at Yonge-Dundas Square at 2:30 p.m., march to the cenotaph at Old City Hall for rally at 3:30 p.m.Contact: Jon Allan, email@example.com, 647-448-6858
Montreal, QC: Meet at Place du Peuple - Square Victoria at 12 p.m. for march to RCMP Building in Westmount. Contact: Niall Clapham-Ricardo, 613 246-7669, firstname.lastname@example.org and Alex Tyrrell, 514 885-7356, email@example.com
Vancouver, BC: Rally outside the Queen Elizabeth Theatre at 2 p.m.Contact: Sarah Beuhler, 778-988-2323, firstname.lastname@example.org
Brampton, ON: Rally at Four Corners (Main St and Queen St) from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Calgary, AB: Meet to rally in front of City Hall at 2 p.m. and then walk north on Macleod Trail to the Harry Hays Building at 3 p.m. Planning to be back at City Hall by 4 p.m.
Edmonton, AB: Meet in front of Canada place at 2 p.m. for a candlelight vigil and moment of silence, followed by a march to the Legislature. Contact: Katie Nelson, 780-782-2724, email@example.com
Fort St. John, BC: Rally in Centennial Park from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Guelph, ON: Meet at 1 p.m. at St. George’s Square, walk to City Hall at 2 p.m.
Halifax, NS: Rally at Parade Square from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kamloops, BC: Meet at Big O’Tire at 2 p.m., then walk onto the bridge together.
Kelowna, BC: Rally at the Sails from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Kingston, ON: Rally at Confederation Park from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Kitchener-Waterloo, ON: Rally at City Hall from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Contact: Luke Greatrex, firstname.lastname@example.org
Lethbridge, AB (Saturday March 8th): Rally at Jim Hilyer’s office from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
London, ON: Rally at Victoria Park from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Nanaimo, BC: Rally at Bastion Street Bridge from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.Contact: Amanda Orum, email@example.com, 250-591-4801
Nelson, BC: Rally at City Hall at 1 p.m., then making a loop via Baker and Josephine a couple of times at 2 p.m.Contact: Garrett D Hippy, firstname.lastname@example.org, 250 777 2379
North Bay, ON: Rally at Constituency Office for the Hon. Jay Apsin, MP Nipissing Timiskaming from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.
Peterborough, ON: Rally in Confederation Park from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Regina, SK: Rally in Victoria Park (at Sir John A Macdonald Statue) from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.Contact: Stephen Moore, email@example.com 306-539-8853
Sarnia, ON: Rally at City Hall from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saskatoon, SK: Rally at City Hall from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
St. John’s, NL: Rally at the Colonial Building in Bannerman Park at 12 p.m. Contact: Mark Stacey, firstname.lastname@example.org
Victoria, BC: Meet in Centennial Square at 2 p.m., march to Legislature for speakers.Contact: Jocelyn Samek, email@example.com, 250-857-0973
Windsor, ON: Rally in Charles Clark Square from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Winnipeg, MB: Meet at River and Osborne at 1:30 p.m., marching to Joyce Bateman’s Constituency Office. Contact: Josh Brandon, firstname.lastname@example.org, 204-898-6460
Yellowknife, NT: Meet at the Red Apple at 1 p.m., walking up Franklin to the Greenstone Building.