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Council of Canadians to hold press conference in G7 “free speech zone”


WHAT: Press conference at the G7

WHEN: 11 a.m., Thursday, June 7, 2018

WHERE: In the “free speech zone”, La Malbaie, QC (in the park near the Musée de Charlevoix)

WHO: Claude Vaillancourt (President of ATTAC-Québec), Andrea Furlong (Interim Executive Director of the Council of Canadians), Leo Broderick (National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians). Emcee: Sujata Dey, Trade Campaigner with the Council of Canadians.

WHY: This should be the last G7. These summits are undemocratic, neoliberal, an infringement on free speech, and outrageously expensive.



In La Malbaie: Mark Calzavara, Regional Organizer, Council of Canadians, 416-319-6524, mcalzavara@canadians.org

In Ottawa: Dylan Penner, Media Officer, Council of Canadians, 613-795-8685, dpenner@canadians.org

Make this the last G7 Summit