Right to Exist, Right to Resist:
Building an alliance to expose and oppose Canadian imperialism
Consolidating and expanding the global anti-imperialist united front
Montreal, September 12 – 13, 2015
Member organizations of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS) in Canada are hereby urged to send a delegation to attend the 3rd Assembly of the ILPS in Canada this coming September 12-13, 2015 in Montréal, Québec.
Please find below the proposed outline of the 2-day Assembly to be held under the banner of “Right to Exist, Right to Resist”:
Day 1, September 12: Saturday sessions will analyze and develop strategy around:
Workshop #1 — Support for national liberation struggles, for Indigenous Peoples struggling for sovereignty and self-determination, and for land defenders resisting development aggression and plunder;
Workshopt #2 –Organizing the super-exploited working class as a base for anti-imperialist struggle in Canada: migrant workers, working-class women, Indigenous and racialized workers;
Day 1 will include a message from the Chairperson of the ILPS International Coordinating Committee, Prof. Jose Maria Sison, and end with a Solidarity evening featuring anti-imperialist cultural performances.
Day 2, September 13: Sunday’s morning session features Workshop #3 – — Resisting the criminalization and containment of oppressed and exploited communities. The afternoon session will include planning for participation in the 5th International Assembly of the ILPS in Manila, November 14-16, 2015, discussion of the Constitution and finances and will conclude with the election of the new coordinating body of ILPS organizations within imperialist Canada.
All ILPS member organizations are requested to send as many delegates as possible. Organizations must have paid their membership dues for 2015 in order to participate in the Assembly (dues can be paid on arrival at the Assembly, but preferably beforehand).
Find detailed information about the program here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/12Tcm7jD_-NoQdmz8xRONUATXCy_u8lwIyP-nMglHNh0/edit?usp=sharing
Register on line before September 4: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/12PxPsiRT2WSm-V_LmeJQQ4ABMeIQsqvq9O6zf5ukFW8/viewform?usp=send_form
Prospective member organizations and individual observers can attend by special arrangement and will receive separate invitations. Please forward suggestions of groups / individuals to invite to ilps.canada (at) gmail (dot)com.
Malcolm Guy, Nicole Oliver and Aiyanas Ormond
Coordinating Committee of the ILPS in Canada
ILPS global website: http://ilps.info/