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(en) TOMORROW in Montreal: Tent City! Decent Housing for Everyone!

From CLAC logement <claclogement@yahoo.ca>
Date Sat, 5 Jul 2003 05:17:19 +0200 (CEST)

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[This email contains NEW information about the Tent
City action that begins TOMORROW...]
The Comité des sans-emploi, CLAC Logement and the
Comité logement Ahuntsic-Cartierville call for the
opening of a… =:=:=>TENT CITY <=:=:=
In the face of a housing crisis & against the logic of
capitalism, we demand:
End the criminalization of poverty and homelessness!
The right to squat empty buildings!

TOMORROW: Join us for a DEMONSTRATION that will head
to the site where we'll erect our Tent City.

* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
Saturday, July 5th, 2003
Corner of Parc Lafontaine and Cherrier
(South-West corner of Parc Lafontaine)
* * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *

Free community meal!
Bring your drums, banners and a good pair of walking
And don't forget your tent and sleeping bag!


The Tent City website is on-line at
tentcity.taktic.org. Check it frequently for updates
and the schedule of events (coming soon).


Starting Saturday at 2 PM you can tune in to Tent City
Radio to catch continual coverage of the housing
crisis and Tent City.
The coverage will be webstreamed AND available on your
FM dial.
Check the Tent City website for updates and frequency:

Thanks to the CKUT 90.3 Community News Collective and
the micro-radio rebels for their support and know-how.


The Montreal Tent City action will take place with the
support and endorsement of the following

Association Syndical Étudiante (ASÉ)
Association étudiante d'histoire à l'UQÀM
Association étudiante de sociologie à lUQÀM
Les Chats Noirs
CKUT 90.3 FM
Comité BAILS Hochelaga-Maisonneuve
Comité logement Centre-sud
Conseil central du Montréal métropolitain - CSN
Groupe Anarchiste Bête Noire (NEFAC)
Groupe Anarchiste Colère Noire
La Librairie Alternative
Montreal Mobilization Against the WTO
NDP Westmount Riding Association
No One Is Illegal Campaign of Montreal
Optative Theater Laboratories
QPIRG Concordia
People's Potato
POPIR Comité logement
UFP (Sainte Marie-Saint Jacques)
Comité logement d'aide aux locataires (Sainte-Foy)
Tenant Action Group (Belleville)
Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (Toronto)
Toronto Disaster Relief Committee (Toronto)
Friends of the Woodward Squat (Vancouver)


Yes! YOU can still help support the Tent City...

==>ENDORSEMENTS: If you or your organization can help
out with this important action, or would like to
endorse this action, please get in touch with us.

==> $$ and MATERIAL SUPPORT: We can still use
donations of money and stuff for this action. Here is
a specific list of items we will need once Tent City
is opened. You can bring donations straight to Tent

* food (if your organization would like to sponsor a
meal, let us know!)
* sleeping bags
* old blankets
* tarps
* construction tools
* sand
* rope
* coolers
* bins for dishwashing
* sponges
* dish soap

==> MOBILISATION: At the demonstration and march, and
during the tent city, it is very important than there
be a strong show of support from members of the
community, to ensure our safety as well as to make the
action a success. So spread the word and encourage
members of your organization to come out.

==> SKILLS & CREATIVITY: Are you an artist, musician
or some kind of performer interested in performing
during the tent city? Are you interested in sharing a
skill or giving a workshop? Get in touch!

See you on July 5th!
Comité des sans-emploi : 596-7094
CLAC Logement: 859-9022, claclogement@yahoo.ca
Comité logement Ahuntsic-Cartierville: 331-1773

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