All Out for May Day 2016 — International Day of Working Class Unity and Struggle

Calendar of events across Canada. All dates May 1 unless otherwise noted.

Nova Scotia
Halifax

Rally and March

1:00 pm
Halifax Grand Parade
March to the Company House on Gottingen St. For Mayworks Halifax Festival 2:30 pm
Facebook

Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts

April 27 – May 12
Schedule

New Brunswick
Fredericton

Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts

April 29 – May 17
Schedule

Quebec
Montreal

Rally and March

160501-Montreal-MayDay-1

12:30 pm
Lafontaine Park
Rachel and La Fontaine (Sherbrooke Metro)
Facebook

Anti-Capitalist Demonstration

3:00 pm
Two gathering points:
McGill University (Sherbrooke & McGill College, McGill Metro)
Phillips Square (Ste-Catherine and Union, McGill Metro)

Demonstration for Reinvestment in
Social Programs and Public Services
Friday, April 29

12:00 pm
Place Jean-Paul Riopelle

Quebec City

Rally and March

1:30 – 3:30 pm
Parc Sylvain-Lelièvre
850, 4e Avenue à Limoilou
March to Place de l’Université-du-Québec
Facebook

Sherbrooke

Rally and March
Friday, April 29

4:30 pm
Parc Jacques-Cartier
1650 rue King Ouest
Facebook

Gatineau

Rally and March

Fontaine Park, Charlevoix at Laval
12:00: Lunch
12:45: Public Assembly
1:30: March
Facebook

Ontario
Ottawa

Rally and March

2:00 pm
Human Rights Monument
Elgin St. and Lisgar St.

Forum: Building the Anti-Austerity Fightback

3:00 pm
233 Gilmour, at Metcalfe
Facebook

Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of 1916 Irish Rebellion

Traditional Irish music, songs, poetry & readings, hosted by “Celtic Folk Night Group.” Formal programme followed by Celtic Folk Night (Rebel Songs)
7:30 pm
Heart and Crown, 353 Preston St.
For information: 613-726-7583

Sudbury

Rally and March

7:00 pm
Parking lot of Food Basics
400 Notre Dame Ave.
Facebook

May Day Movie — The Hand That Feeds

1:00 pm
South End Public Library
1991 Regent St.
Facebook

May Day Songs and Sing-Along

7:00 – 9:00 pm
The Townehouse Tavern
206 Elgin St.
Facebook

London

Rally and March

11:00 am
Victoria Park
Facebook

Toronto

May Day Celebration at Toronto Airport

1:00 – 2:30 pm
Terminal 1, Departures
Toronto Pearson Airport
Facebook

Rally and March

160501-Toronto-MayDay-1

1:00 pm
Yonge-Dundas Square
Facebook

Concert and Celebration
Saturday, April 30

7:00 – 10:00 pm
United Steelworkers Hall
25 Cecil St.
Facebook

Mayworks Festival of Working People and the Arts
May 1 – 14

Program
Facebook

Hamilton

Rally and March

12:00 noon
M.A.N.A Gates
855 Industrial Dr.
March at 1:00 pm to Workers’ Arts and Heritage Centre

May Day Celebration and Performance

1:00 – 4:00 pm
Workers’ Arts and Heritage Centre
51 Stuart St.

Windsor

Concert
May Day Melodies

12:00 noon – 2:00 pm
A concert for Windsor’s labour community and their families by the band, The Unquiet Dead
Capitol Theatre, 121 University Avenue West
For information or free tickets call the Labour Council at 519-252-8281 or email office@wdlc.ca

Labour Council Workers’ Roundtable and Reception

2:00 pm
Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation District 9 Office
547 Victoria Ave.

MayWorks Windsor 2016
April – May

Schedule

Manitoba
Winnipeg

Rally and March

12:30 pm
Winnipeg City Hall
510 Main St.
Facebook

Alberta
Edmonton

Rally and March

1:00 pm
Alberta Legislature Building
10800 97 Ave. NW
2:00: March to Winston Churchill Sq.
3:00: Plaque Dedication Ceremony Commemorating 1911 founding of United Garment Workers of America Local 120 (Edmonton Great Western Garment factory)
3:30: Refreshments at Stanley Milner Library, 7 Winston Churchill Sq.
4:00: Performance in tribute to the GWG workers
5:00: Labour cabaret and social, Brittany’s Lounge 10225 97 St.
Facebook

Calgary

Picket and Get Together

1:00 pm: Picket at 17 Avenue at 4 Street SW
2:00 pm: Gathering/celebration at CommunityWise, 223 12 Ave SW
Facebook

British Columbia
Prince George

7th Annual May Day Dinner

5:30 pm
Coast Inn of the North
770 Brunswick St.
Info: sdeepak@northlabourlaw.ca, (250) 563-9999

Vancouver

Rally and March

1:30 pm
Clark Park
1500 E. 14th Ave.
2:00 March to Grandview Park
Charles St. at Commercial Dr.

Concert

7:00 – 9:30 pm
Unitarian Church of Vancouver
949 West 49th Ave.

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