May Day 2016 | Toronto's 11th Annual May Day March

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May Day 2016 | Toronto's 11th Annual May Day March
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May Day 2016 | Toronto's 11th Annual May Day March says
Sunday, May 1st, 1:00 pm

Beginning in Dundas Square (Yonge and Dundas).

Every year on May 1st grassroots organizations in Toronto rally and march to mark International Worker’s Day, for migrant and worker’s rights and in support of Indigenous people’s struggles. Themed around the most pressing issues of the day and committed to people’s struggles against oppression and exploitation, May Day unites people’s struggles for self-determination and liberation. We continue this tradition in 2016, rallying and marching against colonial and capitalist attacks on our communities here and Canadian imperialism’s plunder and attacks on peoples across the world.

This year, May Day organizing seeks to highlight the struggles of resistance to anti-black racism, police brutality, and issues deeply affecting black communities. All themes will center these struggles:

– Indigenous Sovereignty and Self-determination
– Migrant workers’ struggle against border imperialism
– Gender Justice
– Anti-poverty and anti-austerity organizing
– Police brutality
– Environmental Justice
– Militant rank and file labour movement struggles
– Solidarity with working-class struggle globally


We will begin with an opening ceremony given by Wanda Whitebird

More to come at

Please join, invite your friends and share!

Link to watch ASL video with May Day information

Dundas station has elevator access. There will be an accessibility van with the march, which can drop people with accessibility needs back at Dundas station after the march concludes. The MCs will have further information about this at the rally. An ASL interpreter will be also be present. If you need ASL interpretation, please come to the front of the rally.

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