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Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa April 9 2013
Here’s the gallery of photos from the actions, from (roughly) East to West! Thank you to everyone for participating in such positive and effective action!
On April 9 2013, people in 38 communities across Canada rallied as part of the Day of Action to Stop GM Alfalfa! The Day of Action was called for by the National Farmers Union – Ontario and supported by the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network.
At noon, outside federal Member of Parliament constituency offices, government and corporate offices in 17 communities in Ontario, and 21 locations in other provinces! Rallies in Ontario: Barrie, Belleville, Brantford, Goderich, Guelph, Hawkesbury, Kingston, Kitchener-Waterloo, London, Orangeville, Ottawa, Owen Sound, Port Colborne, Stratford, Toronto, Thunder Bay, Welland. Rallies in other provinces: Wolfville NS, Moncton NB, Montreal PQ, Lévis PQ, Brandon MB, North Battleford SK, Camrose AB, Calgary AB, Edmonton AB, Grande Prairie AB, Red Deer AB, Duncan BC, Kamloops BC, Kelowna BC, Langley BC, Nelson BC, Smithers BC, Vancouver BC, Vernon BC, Victoria BC, Whitehorse YT. Plus: Film Night, April 9 in Winnipeg.
Many people met with their Member of Parliament on April 9 or after – presenting petitions that will be presented in the House of Commons. There were children in costume, organic cake (yum!), lambs bounding around, great signs, haybales and lots of good will, courage and determination! Take a look! Join the movement! Click on the first photo to start the gallery (manual) slide show with captions!
Thank you for your action!