#ShutDownCanada FRIDAY FEB 13TH
CALLOUT FOR #Blockadeseverywhere #blockadiaclick link below for fb event:
Friday Feb. 13th grassroots across Canada are organizing direct actions in unison to show this government what we can do when we work together. There are over 2000 missing and murdered indigenous women which PM Harper has said “is not on their radar” due to economic reasons. We continue to see indigenous women assaulted and disappear without any meaningful investigation. We demand an independent inquiry into the #mmiw to shed light on the systemic racism and structural violence inherent to the government of Canada. Make no mistake that attacks on indigenous women are attacks on indigenous communities which is directly connected to the colonial agenda to maintain control of the land and natural resources. That is why we must call attention to these issues at the same time - the tars sands, the pipelines, fracking, mining, mega-dam projects and the #MMIW -- it's all connected. We are targeting the Canadian economy as it's the only way to get the government's attention.
CALLOUT for communities across Canada to blockade their local railway, port or highway on February 13th. Don't buy, don't fly, no work and keep the kids home from school. A diversity of tactics is highly recommended! Get everyone involved. The goal is to significantly impact the Canadian economy for a day and demand there be an independent inquiry into the 2000+ cases of missing or murdered indigenous women. It's Time to #ShutDownCanada.
Get together with your friends and family to start planning now. Please share any info on local events on this event page we will use as a networking hub. Tell as many people as you can, time to get the ball rolling.
Here are links for local events created so far.
Your local highway railway or port
Where you live., Tell your friends xoxoxo
Google map and directions