(The Georgia Straight) 2nd Annual Rights and Freedoms March

THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT | Originally published March 28, 2016

April 17th is the 34th anniversary of our Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Charter was intended to be a source of national values and unity, where Canadians share the fundamental principles of equal rights and justice. 

In that spirit, and of Dr. Martin Luther King, join us for a peaceful celebratory march beginning at 9:30am from Canada Line’s Olympic Village. We’ll be walking eastward along the seawall towards the Science Centre, around False Creek past Canuck Place, then arrive at David Lam Park. 

Joining in will be several civil rights activists that knew Dr. King. One person, now in his 90’s, is an original Tuskegee Airman. The march is inclusive and...Read More