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HALIFAX LABOUR DAY 2010 - March, Rally & Free BBQ Picnic

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The Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council
invites you to attend the
March, Rally & BBQ Picnic

* Important Info On Weather & Info On Entertainers & Speakers Included Below *

Monday September 6th, 2010
Gather at 10:30am / March at 11:00am
RALLY and BBQ to Follow from 12:00 Noon Onwards
South Commons Triangle
(for map, see http://bit.ly/labourday)
Halifax, Nova Scotia
SPEAKERS to include:
Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter
Megan Leslie, MP for Halifax
Rick Clarke, President of the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour
Donna Mendes, Chair of the Labour Council's Human Rights & Anti-Racism Committee
MUSIC in the afternoon by NORMA MacDONALD as well as JOE MURPHY and the WATER STREET BLUES BAND
In the event of severe / inclement weather this weekend:
The Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council will have an outgoing voicemail
on their telephone at 902-453-2074 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              902-453-2074      end_of_the_skype_highlighting indicating any event cancellation if needed by 8am on Monday.
Join the Halifax-Dartmouth and District Labour Council and its affiliates for this year's Labour Day March, Rally & BBQ Picnic on Monday, September 6th , 2010.
10:30am -- Gather with Sisters & Brothers from unions & community organizations at the South Commons Triangle (at the Willow Tree), Bell Road, Halifax
11:00am -- Labour Day Parade March starting at the South Commons Triangle, Bell Road, Halifax (bring your union's flag and/or banner!)
12:00pm to 3:00pm -- Labour Day Rally & BBQ Picnic with fun for the kids! Speeches including Premier Darrell Dexter, Nova Scotia Federation of Labour President Rick Clarke, Halifax Member of Parliament Megan Leslie, Labour Council Human Rights & Anti-Racism Committee Chair Donna Mendes (CUPW). Musical entertainment by Norma MacDonald as well as Joe Murphy & the Water Street Blues Band.
Gathering for the March will begin at 10:30 am at the South Commons Triangle (Next to the pool on the Halifax Commons - see http://bit.ly/labourday for map of location), and the march will set off at 11:00 am. The free BBQ will begin at 12:00 noon. There will be face painting, cotton candy and snow cones for the kids!
MUSIC during the afternoon will be provided by singer-songwriter NORMA MacDONALD (originally from Cape Breton - see http://www.normamacdonald.com & http://www.myspace.com/normamacdonald) as well as JOE MURPHY and the WATER STREET BLUES BAND (see http://www.bluestube.com/joemurphy/ & http://www.myspace.com/joemurphythewaterstreetbluesband).
Celebrate Labour Day!
There will be entertainment for the kids, hamburgers, hot dogs, and fun for all!
For more information, please contact Kyle Buott (President, Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council) at president@hddlc.ca or phone 902-453-2074.
JOIN the FACEBOOK PAGE for the Halifax-Dartmouth & District Labour Council: http://j.mp/LabourCouncil
Halifax-Dartmouth and District Labour Council
902-453-2074Phone: 902-453-2074

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