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Monday, December 16, 2013

Event Listings for Week of December 16, 2013

December 16, 2013-5:30pm-7:30pm- An Evening of Letters Lived with Leah Lakshmi and Rozena Mozart. Please join Three O’Clock Press for a very special evening with two incredible and inspiring contributors to Letters Lived: Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Rozena Maart!

Leah and Rozena will be reading from their contributions to Letters Lived and sharing conversation with Editor Sheila Sampath. Taking place at the Lula Lounge, 1585 Dundas St. West.

December 18, 2013-10am-4pm- Supporters for Sexual Assault Victim Cheyenne Fox. A preliminary trial is set for Dec 18th at old city hall in T.O. (60 Queens St W). 10 a.m. This is a preliminary trial to see if there enough evidence for a 'full trial' against the person who sexually assaulted Cheyenne Fox. We hope supporters, family and friends will attend and listen in. Pls pass this information to your contacts. @Old City Hall, 60 Queen Street West.

December 19, 2013- 1pm-5pm-Students for Barrier Free Access Holiday Party (SBA) To kick off the holidays SBA will be hosting a Holiday Party. Come by for some good food, yummy treats and great company to celebrate the end of exam season and beginning of the holiday break! Hope to see you all there.

For any dietary restrictions and other accommodation needs please email or phone us at 416-967-7322. @ 215 Huron Street

December 19, 2013- 7pm- Leanne Simpson’s Islands of Decolonial Love Peterborough Book Launch -with a set by Tara Williamson. Also appearing Sean Conway and Nick Ferrio @ Barbeside Salon 131 Hunter Street. West, Peterborough, ON

December 21, 2013-1pm-3pm- Hot Cider and Signings Part 2 at Glad Day Bookstore. Stop by Glad Day Bookshop on Saturday and get a FREE mug of warm, mulled apple cider and meet some hot local authors who will merrily (sign their books for you. Authors include: Marcus McCann, Bill Bissett, Debra Anderson, Jordaan Mason from 1-2pm and from 2-3pm: Shawn Syms, Sarah Liss, Rachel Epstein and Greg Kearney. Glad Day Bookstore is located @ 598a Yonge Street.


December 21, 2013- 7pm-10pm-24th Annual Kensington Winter Solstice Parade
Celebrate the solstice community-style in a luminescent lantern-lit procession through Toronto’s Kensington Market. This event is in collaboration with local community members and performers, including the Samba Squad, Shadowland Theatre, Clay & Paper, Native Men’s Residence, the Kensington Horns, students from the Centre of Indigenous Theatre and many more.
For more information please contact:

Wednesday, January 8, 2013- 6:45pm-8:45pm-Climate Disaster in Bangladesh Panel. @ Centre 55-97 Main Street (south of Gerrard)

NASIMA AKTER, PhD., EP, is the Executive Director of the Bangladeshi-Canadian Community Services (BCS), at 2899 Danforth Ave. in Toronto. For information:

TANZIL ISLAM recently graduated from York University with a Master’s degree in Environmental Studies. She is a member of East End Against Line 9.

Everyone welcome

Organized by East End Against Line 9,

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