People's Summit, Wednesday June 14
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Workshop
"Human security and development for all"
With Dr. Surendra Patel, discussion topics include: making "security" pro-development, how the Tobin Tax may be problematic for the poor. Location: Saint Mary's University Student Centre, 3rd Floor.
9 a.m. - 12 noon Workshop
"Metro Harbour Clean-Up"
Location: Community College Room 208
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Workshop for NGOs
"The Halifax Initiative - Beyond 50 years"
Location: Community College Boardroom and Rooms 212 and 244
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Video
"Local and International Community Issue Documentary Films by Nova Scotian Filmmakers"
The filmmakers will be in attendance to introduce their films. Film topics include the fisheries, international development projects, refugees, Native Americans, and other. Location: Community College Auditorium.
12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Video
"Shooting the Hippo - Death by Deficit and Other Canadian Myths"
A public showing of a video tape made of Linda McQuaid's recent talk at St. Mary's University. Location: Community College Room 208
12 p.m. - 2 p.m.
"Discussion on Human Rights"
With Sister Mary Ratcliffe, active with the Taskforce Detainees of the Philippines group (TPD), the international church solidarity network, CONTACT, and the Philippino Ecology Action Network. Location: Community College Room 208.
A drumming circle will be organized to provide energy to the P-7. All drummers are welcome. Location: Grounds outside the Community College.
Afternoon, VISUAL ART
"An Independent Review of the State of the Northern Cod Fishery"
This exhibition by Robert MacKinnon consists of mixed-media installation pieces various aspects of the East Coast fishery and their impact on fish, people, and politics. Location; "OO" Gallery, 2098 Gottingen St.
1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Workshop
"The Maritime Hour"
The workshop will focus on The Maritime Hour and other local currency projects in North America. Location: Community College, Room 206.
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Workshop
"Youth Perspectives on Our Global Future - Continued"
The continuation of a three day workshop where youth facilitators and participants will develop youth positions on the topical issues of the P-7. Location: Community College, Rooms 316 and 204.
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Video
"Peace, Human Rights, and Social Justice"
Part two of a video series. The lineup includes "Vienna Tribunal: Women's Rights are Human Rights," "The Big Snit," "Return to Dresden," and "Peacemaker at War." Location: Community College, Room 208.
3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
"The P-7 Marketplace - Products and Services for People and the Planet"
A marketplace that features businesses, co-operatives, and organizations that provide products and services that are "fair," meaning fair to workers (men and women), fair to the environment, and fair to communities. All vendors accept Maritime Hours, our regions's own local currency. Location: Grounds outside the Community College.
4:30 p.m. Skit
"Giving them the SHAFFFFT"
A satire on the government's plan to solve the fisheries crisis by displacing 30,000 - 50,000 inshore fishing families. Location: Grounds outside the Community College.
6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Forum
"Workers Around the World"
A forum to discuss the impact and effect of G-7 economic policies on workers. Location: Community College Boardroom.
Sister Mary Ratcliffe, active with the Taskforce Detainees of the Philippines group (TPD), the international church solidarity network,CONTACT, and the Philippino Ecology Action Network, will lead an evening prayer service. Location: St.Patrick's Parish, 2263 Brunswick St.
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
"The Failed Developmental Model"
Discussion of the reform of international financial institutions with speakers Charles Abugre of Ghana, Patrick Budhoo of Guyana, and Verna Thomas and Michael Chussodovsky of Canada. Location: Community College Auditorium.
The People's Cultural Extravaganza
Four The Moment, Ecuador musicians Sisa Picari, the Mi'kmaq drummers, the South Indian Cultural Association Dancers, and The North Preston Stompers (North Preston is one of the oldest Black communities in Nova Scotia.) present a benefit concert for the Sierra Leone - N.S. Cotton Tree Partnership. Tickets are $10, please call 420-5526 or 454-2275. Location: Dalhousie University Student Union Building, McInnis Room.
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Updated: 14 June, 1995