EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLANS: MARCH 22ND

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Meet at Fred Grant Square, 5PM on the first Saturday after the outbreak of war. Barrie Peace Alliance bpa@rogers.com 

We have selected Olympic Plaza in downtown Calgary as the gathering point. (Between 7 and 8 Avenue SE across from city hall)

We will be gathering there at both noon and 5pm on Thursday and Friday. We will be holding a major march and rally on Saturday, March 22, starting at 2pm, also at Olympic Plaza.

* Extended event details for Saturday, March 22, 2003 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Olympic Plaza

1. Rally at Olympic Plaza at 2:00PM 2. Move north along Macleod Trail. We'll stop at the US Consulate and the federal building (the Harry Hayes building) 3. Turn left on 4th Avenue and move west 4. Turn left on 3rd Street and move south 5. Turn left on 8th Avenue (Stephen Avenue Mall) and move east back to gather again at Olympic Plaza.

See www.peacecalgary.ca

Join your friends and neighbours in the Bow Valley as well as millions around the world for an International Day of Continuing Support for World Peace. Bring your drum to the drumming circle at 11:30 at the Stan Rogers Stage in Canmore. The Rally starts at noon followed by a March down main street. For more information email familywalk@canada.com

The Island Peace Committee has listed the following on their website at http://www.peipc.com  Invasion Response Plan! In the event that the United States of America invades the country of Iraq, the Island Peace Committee plans to hold a Peace Vigil at Province House in Charlottetown. The vigil will begin at 4pm on the day following the invasion. more info to come...

Our emergency plans are as follows: In the event of a "dramatic" escalation of events (such as the invasion of Iraq), the Edmonton Coalition Against War and Racism is calling for people in our city to converge on the south side of Canada Place in Edmonton (Corner of 97 Street and Jasper Ave) at 5 PM on the day of such an event. Our web site is www.wage-peace.org 

Emergency

mass rally and march the Saturday after the war begins, we'll be meeting at 1 pm at Churchill Square.

Gather at Fredericton City Hall on whatever day that the U.S. re-invades Iraq for a vigil against war.

Contact: frederictonfreedom@yahoo.ca

Emergency Rally 5:30 pm on day the bombing starts, corner of St-Laurent-Maisonneuve

Halifax Stop-The-War Rally 5:00 pm

Spring Garden Library Rally and March to the US Consulate (Purdy’s Wharf)

Please note preceding public vigils in the city: 8:00am Spring Garden Library 11:00am Spring Garden Library 12:00 QEII High School 12:00 Dalhousie Student Union Bldg 1:00pm Spring Garden Library 4:00 King's College Quad 4:00pm Spring Garden Library

Also Please visit the Halifax Peace Coalition at http://www.hfxpeace.chebucto.org 

Saturday 22nd  starting at 1 p.m. at The Commons (usual spot near the playground), with plans to march to the US Consulate for a 2:30 rally. (US Consulate is in Purdy's Wharf, Tower Two) These events are being organized by the Halifax Peace Coalition.

Day War Officially Launched, RALLY AND MARCH, King and James Sts., in front of Jackson Square, HAMILTON, 4:00 pm. Bring candles, signs, banners, whistles, pots and pans, sirens, flags. Dress warmly. Organized by the November 16 Coalition. Information: 905-387-7434 http://geocities.com/november16coalition

If Iraq is attacked, meet outside city hall at 5 pm on the day of the attack (or the next day if the attack occurs later than 5 pm). For further information see the Kingston Anti-war Coalition web site at http://cogeco.home.ca/~no-war  

Emergency Action: SHOULD WAR BEGIN, there will be a candlelight vigil at 7p.m. in front of Lethbridge City Hall at the first opportunity. (So if war is declared before 7p.m. Lethbridge time, the vigil will be held on that same day; if after 7p.m., the vigil will be on the next day.)

The Lindsay Ministerial Association is organizing a Prayer Vigil at 7:00 PM Sunday, March 23, at Cambridge St. United Church, Cambridge St.N., Lindsay, ON. This will be followed by a candlelight march to the Lindsay Armoury, Bring flashlights or candles.

candlelight vigil, with music, at 7 PM on the day the USA attacks Iraq. Gather at entrance to Victoria Park, Richmond and Central. Bring your own candle. Rebecca Coulter coulter@uwo.ca 

Peaceworks will be on the street in Midland at noon on that Saturday outside the library for a demonstration.

Vigile aux chandelles à 19h00 devant l'Hôtel de Ville de Moncton immédiatement après l'invasion de l'Irak. There will be a candle light vigil at Moncton City Hall at 7 P.M. immediately following an attack on Iraq.

Steve Berube St. Paul's United Church 506-386-3335 (W) sberube@nb.aibn.com 

EMERGENCY MOBILIZATIONS WHEN THE AGGRESSION STARTS

Two daily vigils, at noon and at 5:00 pm in front of Complexe Guy-Favreau, the largest federal government presence in Montreal.

The Saturday following the aggression, LARGE DEMONSTRATION against war. STARTING FROM Dominion Square, at 1:00 pm (corner of Peel et Rene Levesque).

5 p.m. same day if war declared/begun early in the day. 5 p.m. next day if later Harbourfront Plaza (downtown library)

www.unitedforpeacenanaimo.org    

"Light for Peace"

Within 24 hrs of the existing offences on Iraq, becoming escalated into a full on Attack/War , our group will call for a Rally at the Government Building , 310, Ward Street, Nelson at 12 noon. We will use a phone tree and all means of contacting individuals, organizations, groups/ faith community, etc. to notify them of this Response.

Contact people: Jim Terrel, 250-352-6254, & Hannah Hadikein 250 - 352-3609

A peace vigil will gather in from of Nipissing MP Bob Wood's office at 6 p.m.. this evening, Thursday March 20th in response to Wednesday evening military attacks on Iraq which commenced Wednesday evening.

Sixth Peace Vigil will be held at noon on Saturday, March 22 in front ot the Orangeville Town Hall on Broadway next to Theatre Orangeville. All are invited to come and share their concerns and prayers for peace. At 1PM you are invited to go over to the Library lower meeting room nearby for refreshments, food and share reflections. For information please call The Peace Coaltion 519-941-1645. ( Donald Laitin/Larry Taman)

Emergency Protests in Ottawa against the War

· OTTAWA: meet Thursday March 20, 2003 at 5:30 pm at the Centennial Flame on Parliament Hill for a rally. We will be proceeding to the U.S. embassy.

· GATINEAU (secteur Hull): meet Thursday March 20, 2003 at 5:30 pm, corner of St. Laurent and Maisonneuve, to march to the U.S. Embassy.

INTERNATIONAL ACTION AGAINST THE WAR ON IRAQ, SATURDAY MARCH 22, 2003, 12:00pm (noon), Parliament Hill. Organized by Committee for Peace in Iraq. Please bring noisemakers, placards, and banners. Bring flags of countries, which are against the war including Germany, Russia, and France. http://www.nowar-paix.ca/documents/2003-03emergency/2003-03-22rally.pdf  

Penticton Peace Group and the Council of Canadians, Penticton Chapter

Emergency Response Plan: In the event that war starts on the people of Iraq, we will meet in front of Penticton Secondary School (Main & Echardt) 1:00 p.m. on the Saturday following.

Peace Vigil TODAY - Thursday, March 20 4pm at Province House in Charlottetown. Held by the Island Peace Committee For more info see http://www.peipc.com  

Anti-War March on FRIDAY: Say NO to the War on Iraq (and US Imperialism) 4pm: Friday, March 21 - Begins at Province House in Charlottetown. F.R.E.E.D.O.M. PEI invites people to take to the streets to be seen and heard. Bring noisemakers, drums, banners, placards and other creative expressions against war! 5pm: Anti-War March returns to Province House to pick up people who work till 5pm.

Saturday, March 22 - Global Day of Action in Solidarity with the Iraqi people Nothing has been officially organized yet on PEI, but I suspect there will likely be a demonstration (probably at 2pm, beginning at Province House. stay tuned - details to come by email) ( IF ANYONE WANTS TO MAKE SURE THIS HAPPENS, PLEASE EMAIL OR PHONE ME ~a )

F.R.E.E.D.O.M. PEI (Folks for Real Education on the Economically-motivated Deployment Of the Military) James Clement (902) 658-2278 juntaarbor@hotmail.com   Aaron Koleszar (902) 659-2575 aaronk@isn.net

Contact  http://reginapeace.tripod.com  

Regina Peace Action Coalition

emergency response TODAY! (march20th)

WHAT- silent peace vigil WHERE- Courthouse WHEN- 5PM DURATION- Aprox. 45 minutes (you may leave early if you must :) we just want to give people a bit of flexibility)

Please forward this to EVERYONE in the Soo you know who will be able to access their email before 5PM. Phone friends and relatives, and bring them along. Or leave a flower or candle in honour of those who will lose their lives. Send a message: We do not support this war, and we are sorry to the people of Iraq that we did not prevent it.

Hope to see you all there,

Peace is the step,

Shawn Meades Sault Ste. Marie Peace Alliance

Where to go when the war starts: In Sackville, New Brunswick. Assemble at 5 p.m. at the United Church downtown. Bring candles.

If a war is started, on that day we will meet at a Vigil for Peace, to be held at 5:30 pm at the Gandhi bust at the corner of 21st Street and 2nd Ave.

On the day after the start of a war, we will Rally for Peace at 12 noon at the Federal Building, to make a loud and strong statement to our government.

The Saskatoon Peace Coalition

Day War Officially Launched, NC4P CANDLELIGHT PEACE VIGIL, City Hall, 50 Church St., ST. CATHARINES, 6:00 pm. Organized by Niagara Coalition for Peace. Information: Steve trkspk@sympatico.ca  , Susan Howard-Azzeh 905-984-6515 susanha103@yahoo.ca

Day War Officially Launched, ACADEMIC STRIKE, Brock University, ST. CATHARINES. Organized by Brock Faculty Against War. Students and faculty will meet at noon at Brock Tower information desk for a Peace Rally and March. Faculty are asked to cancel regular curriculum and instead discuss the war. Information: Chaplain George Addison, Campus Ministries, Brock University. 905-688-5550 x3977 gaddison@brocku.ca  

If war is launched before February 15, Sudbury Anti-War Mobilization calls
upon all Sudburians to gather in front of the City Centre Mall at 4:30 pm of
the day that the war begins.

In the event of an attack on Iraq, there will be a candlelight vigil at the Sussex Peace Park at 5 p.m. on the corner of Queen and Main Street.

5:00 p.m. at City Hall, 500 Donald Street The vigil will be ongoing each day of war. Please bring candles and signs of hope to the vigil. In Solidarity, Contact: peacecoalition@shaw.ca

Thunder Bay Coalition for Peace and International Justice.

There are two meeting times so far announced in Toronto. On the day that war starts people are asked to rally at the US Consulate (University Ave north of Queen) at 5:00 pm
Also the Canadian Peace Alliance has called for an event on the first Saturday after the war starts at the same location. Call 416 588-5555 for info or e-mail anti_wartoronto@yahoo.com  

On Saturday, March 22nd 2003, Uxbridge will be home to another peace march. There will be a candlelight vigil also on this day. The actions can be viewed as an emergency gathering to oppose the war or a last ditch attempt to avert the war if it has not begun yet. The march will congregate in front of the Uxbridge Public Library at 1pm. It will weave around the downtown area of Uxbridge for an hour. The candlelight vigil will gather at 7:30pm, also in front of the Public LibraryResidents and business owners are urged to meet at 1pm and 7:30pm in front of the Uxbridge Public Library to support each other. All individuals who feel a war is an unnecessary means to solve the problems in Iraq are welcome. These events are family friendly. For more information please contact Chris Kasza at (905) 852-3996 or by email uxbridgepeacewalk@hotmail.com

Day War Officially Launched, PEACE VIGIL, WELLAND. 6:00 pm? Info: Ed Gould caw199@computan.on.ca  or Ron Boyer at rebl22@attcanada.ca 

Vancouver emergency response plans http://stopwar.ca  

You will find that 'group therapy' at the U.S. Consulate, 1095 W. Pender St., Vancouver, begining at 12:00 noon.

We understand that most people will be unable to stay away from work. If you are unable to come to the U.S. Consulate during the course of the day, please come to the Vancouver Art Gallery at 5:00 p.m. We will gather people until 6:00 p.m. and then March down to join the demostrators at the U.S. Consulate for a massive protest. Once again...dress for the weather and temperature.

IF IRAQ IS ATTACKED, meet outside the Armed Forces Recruitment Office at 827 Fort Street at 5 pm on the day (or the next day if the attack occurs later than 5 pm). Come out to protest our government's complicity.

For information: http://vicpeace.ca/  and http://vcawsi.org/ .

The day an attack is launched:  Everyone is invited to assemble at the
CAW Student Centre, University of Windsor, starting at 5 p.m. or whenever
the attack begins after that time (up to 8 p.m.). If it occurs after 8
o'clock, gather the next day at 5 p.m.
Windsor Peace Committee
Windsor, Ontario CANADA
windsorpeace@hotmail.com
 

The Day the Bombing Starts Rally at the Provincial Legislature from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Note: If the war begins later than 2 p.m. Winnipeg time the rally will be the next day.

People can speak, read poetry, sing songs or lead prayers, etc. Contact: Glenn Michalchuk at gmcaw@attcanada.ca 

Yellowknife will be having a protest March on Saturday March 22nd starting at 12:15 at City Hall. Come at 12:00 if you want to make your placard. Bring drums, noisemakers,etc. For more info contact Ben at 669-0991 or Suzette at 920-2765. Also on March 24th, a resolution opposing war on Iraq will be presented to City Council.