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Thursday, April 3, 2008

Raise a Ruckus for Radio Two!

A National Day of Action to save Radio 2 and the CBC Orchestra

Friday, April 11, 2008
9:00am - 1:30pm 看(see specific times for each city below)

St. John's, Halifax, Montreal, Toronto, Winnipeg, Regina, Edmonton, Calgary,看
Vancouver, and more!

After the wonderful success of the recent protest at CBC Vancouver to看
protest the demise of the CBC Radio Orchestra, a protest in Montreal is看
being organized by musicians and Radio Two fans in solidarity this Friday.看
In order to give folks in other cities enough time to organize, OUR NATIONAL看

Can we expand this protest to every CBC installation across the country. Do看
you dare to take a portion of your lunch hour to travel to the CBC centre in看
YOUR community to call for an end to the cutting of classical music看
programming and infrastructure? Can we make it a rolling protest, that hits看
every time zone, one after the other (half an hour later in Newfoundland)?

Here are the addresses and times:

9am PST: Victoria: 1025 Pandora Avenue

9am PST: Vancouver: 775 Cambie Street

10am MST: Calgary: 1724 Westmount Blvd. NW
Contact - Andrew Nowry看

10am MST: Edmonton: 23 Edmonton City Centre, 10062-102nd Avenue
Contact - Scott Bursey

11am CST: Regina: 2440 Broad Street

11am CST: Winnipeg: 541 Portage Avenue

11am CST: Thunder Bay: 213 East Miles Street

12pm EST: Toronto: 250 Front Street West
Contact Peter McGillivray看
(though I will看probably be in Edmonton - could somebody else take over Toronto?)

12pm EST: Sudbury: 15 MacKenzie Street

12pm EST: Windsor:825 Riverside Drive West

12pm EST: Ottawa: 181 Queen Street, Ottawa
Meet at Sparks Street entrance

12pm EST: Montreal: 1400 Rene Levesque East
Contact-Alexandra Fol

1pm AST: Fredericton: 1160 Regent Street

1pm AST: Saint John: 560 Main Street

1pm AST: Moncton: 250 University Avenue

1pm AST: Halifax: 1601 South Park

1pm AST: Charlottetown: 430 University Avenue
Contact Kate Huston看

1:30pm NST: St John's: 25 Henry Street

Make sure to also Copy and past the text of this event into an email and看
forward it to as many people as you can. Let's make sure we get this看
movement off Facebook and into the general public as well. over 100 people看
showed up in Vancouver. If we can get even 20 to show up at each CBC station看
we will have made a huge statement.

For inspiration check out the following group sites:
Save Classical Music at the CBC

Save the CBC Radio Orchestra



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