A month before the National Housing Strategy’s presentation
Demonstration for the Right to Housing on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa
Montreal, October 6th, 2017 – A few weeks before the Canadian Housing Strategy is presented, a demonstration for the right to housing will be held on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa, on Thursday, October 12th. A few hundred people coming from several regions of Quebec, as well as from Ontario are expected to attend. The event is organized by the Front d’action populaire en réaménagement urbain (FRAPRU) and supported by the Ontario Coalition Against Poverty (OCAP).
In summary, October 12th 2017, in Ottawa
1:15pm: Press briefing with Véronique Laflamme, FRAPRU’s spokesperson and Yogi Acharya, OCAP’s spokesperson, in front of the Department of Finance Canada (90 Elgin Street)
1:30pm: The demonstration begins, from the Department of Finance Canada to the office of the Prime Minister
2:15pm: Arrival at the office of the Prime Minister (80 Wellington Street), speeches and high visibility action.