Invitation to a 5-Party Federal Election Debate on Poverty and Inequality
When: Monday, October 6
Where: Dominion-Chalmers United Church, Ottawa
Poverty and rising inequality in Canada are among the issues of concern to Canadians in this federal election. To put a spotlight on these critical concerns, a coalition of over 20 national to local social justice organizations is pleased to invite the public to a five-party debate, in both official languages and with sign language interpretation.
Parties invited to this debate are the Bloc Québécois, Conservative Party of Canada, Green Party of Canada, Liberal Party of Canada and New Democratic Party of Canada.
The moderator shall be CBC radio broadcaster, Adrian Harewood.
LOCATION: The Sanctuary, Dominion-Chalmers United Church
355 Cooper Street (Cooper and O’Connor), Ottawa MAP
On OC Transpo bus routes 1, 4 and 7
Access for wheelchairs is available from both the Lisgar St. and Cooper St. entrances.
Free parking available at the church and on side streets.
For more information
Rob Rainer or Kelly Law, National Anti-Poverty Organization, 613-789-0096
This debate is brought to you by
- Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians
- Alliance to End Homelessness
- Campaign 2000
- Canadian Association for Community Living
- Canadian Friends of Somalia
- Canadian Labour Congress
- Canadian Teachers Federation
- Canadian Union of Public Employees
- Citizens for Public Justice
- Coalition of Community Health and Resource Centres of Ottawa
- Colour of Poverty – Colour of Change
- Council of Canadians with Disabilities
- Federation of Sisters of St. Joseph of Canada
- KAIROS (Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives)
- Local Agencies Serving Immigrants
- Make Poverty History
- Mennonite Central Committee Canada
- National Anti-Poverty Organization
- National Union of Public and General Employees
- ODSP Action Coalition
- Ontario Coalition for Social Justice
- Option Consommateurs
- Renfrew County Child Poverty Action Network
- Somerset West Community Health Centre
- YWCA Canada