Starting with the 2008 financial meltdown, then bank bailouts, the on-going U.S. housing crisis, factory shutdowns, high unemployment, the Euro-debt crisis, record deficits and now government cutbacks to social programs and public services in the latest  Federal and Provincial budgets . . .

Welcome to the “Great Recession” and . . .

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Real Alternatives to the New Austerity Agenda

19th Annual Free Public Forum

Monday, May 14th, 1 to 3 pm

Toronto City Hall, Council Chamber
100 Queen Street West @ Nathan Phillips Square


Jim Stanford, straight-talking economist, educator, author of Economics for Everyone, founder of the Progressive Economics Forum, commentator for CBC –  TV’s “The Bottom Line”, columnist for The Globe and Mail

John Sewell, former Mayor of Toronto, founder of Citizens for Local Democracy, advocate for public accountability in government, spokesperson for the new citizens’ group Economic Inequality 

Natalie Mehra, public health care advocate, Director of the Ontario Health Coalition, Recipient of the 2012 Alexander Gorlick Humanitarian Award

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To Protect Canada’s Social Programs

~ Older Canadians Network ~

 “Remembering the lessons of history”

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