||April 8th - Don't Reward Violence-Canada-Colombia FTA Forum
Don't Reward Violence:
Corporate profits or human rights-Which should Canada champion in Colombia?
Thursday, April 8, 2010
7–9 P.M. (doors open at 6:30 p.m.)
Andrew Cash, NOW columnist,
Davenport NDP candidate
Peter Julian, federal NDP Trade Critic
Jasmin Hristov, author, Blood & Capital:
The Paramilitarization of Colombia
Carleen Pickard, Council of Canadians
Sid Ryan, President, Ontario Federation of Labour
Yhony Muñoz, OPSEU International Solidarity activist
Canada is set to sign a sweeping trade deal with Colombia—our hemisphere's most egregious human rights violators where violence against indigenous peoples, Afro- Colombians, workers, farmers and journalists is a regular occurrence.