DEFEND OUR FREEDOM Nationwide Day of Action

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As part of the Defend Our Freedom national day of action to stop the Secret Police Bill C51 from being enacted into legislation, Parrsboronians & Canadians are courageously standing up against this act of fearmongering and Stephen Harper’s attempt to limit our freedoms.

Defend our Freedom

This is a reckless, dangerous and poorly thought out piece of legislation which will restrict our rights of free expression and allow for censorship of debate.

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The Defend our Freedom national day of action happened on Saturday, March 14th, noon-2PM at Main & Station Nonesuch Kickshaw (The old post office) 168 rue Main Street,  Parrsboro Nova Scotia and over 70  other key locations across the country.

We gathered to send a message that while the politicians are debating the bill in parliament, there are more and more Canadians that find this bill as presented not acceptable and an attack on our already compromised freedoms of expression and our right to protest any injustice. Although he was invited, the Prime Minister did not attend.

Wisdom Wanted

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 A town with a history

The project will focus on sage members of the community and has the following elements:

  • Each participant will be interviewed / asked to verbally share stories and recollections & whatever else they want to say.
  • Each participant will be photographed to create a portrait. The other details of the portrait and how revealing it is will depend on the individual.
  • A website will be created. The website will have a page for each participant. Each page will include audio from interviews. Hopefully each page will also include old photos, mementos, texts, bios, poems and other relevant material contributing to a multimedia portrait.
  • The photographic portraits will be printed in large format and installed in various locations about town… ideally each portrait will be installed in a location that has particular resonance for the subject of the portrait, a location that features prominently in their audio or other material. Each portrait will have a QR code allowing viewers to use their smart phones to link to the internet page (the url will also be included for those without smartphones).
For more information about this Main & Station initiative, please visit  www.hmsnonesuch.com, phone 514-979-3978, or contact Harvey Lev or Judith S Bauer, at  fun@hmsnonesuch.com