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UPDATE: Day Two of Indignez-Vous!

9:15 am – Panel 1 – From the Streets to the Legislature – is now underway at the Indignez-Vous! conference in Montreal.

The panel is being moderated by Dorval Brunelle and includes Council of Canadians executive director Garry Neil, Alternatives co-founder Michel Lambert, PSAC regional offices director Morna Ballantyne, and Quebec Solidaire spokesperson Francoise David. NDP Member of Parliament Lauren Liu was a last-minute cancellation and efforts to secure another NDP MP were unsuccessful.

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1:00 pm – The Raging Grannies offer protest songs – in both French and English – near the end of today’s lunch break. One of their songs focused on the evils of CETA!

2:00 pm – On September 22, the Council of Canadians launched Brigette DePape’s report ‘Thinking Outside the Ballot Box: How People Power Can Stop the Harper Agenda and Create Fundamental Change‘.

The French-language version of the report – Sortir de l’urne éléctorale: Comment le pouvoir de la population peut contrer les plans de Stephen Harper et provoquer des changements fondamentaux – was made available at the Indignez-Vous! conference.

The report can be read in French here,  and in English here.

3:30 pm – Just prior to the sixth and concluding panel, a 5-minute video is now being shown of people commenting on what we all need to do and their vision for change. The comments were made at a speakers’ corner set up both Friday and Saturday at the conference.

3:45 pm – The final panel is commenting on ‘what we need to do’ and will soon be discussing a draft call to action statement (that will be posted on our website early next week). Maude Barlow is now outlining the ten things we need to do.

To watch the conference today on-line in English, please go to To watch in French, go to