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FTAA activists turned back at Canadian border

Massachusetts Labor Leader Stopped at VT-Canada border!You have heard the reports of people being turned back at the border, we need to call the embassy and express our outrage and demand that they let ALL ACTIVISTS THROUGH!
EVERYONE CALL THE CANADIAN EMBASSY!!!
Phone: 202-682-1740
Massachusetts Labor Leader Stopped at VT-Canada border!
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> See below for action request...
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> Laura McSpedon
> Jobs with Justice - Student Labor Action Project
> 501 3rd St., NW
> Washington, DC 20001
> 202-434-1106
>  laura@jwj.org

> EVERYONE CALL THE CANADIAN EMBASSY!!!
> Phone: 202-682-1740
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> You have heard the reports of people being turned back at the
border, we need to call the embassy and express our outrage and demand that they let ALL ACTIVISTS THROUGH!
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> Example: Jeff Crosby, President of CWA-IUE Local 201 at GE and
head of the North Shore Central Labor Council in Massachusetts was turned away in Vermont, because of an offense of his record from more than 25 years ago. Jeff had traveled to Canada numerous times since this arrest and was never questioned about it before. Jeff was traveling with Paul Babbin, a rank-and-file GE worker. Both are now in Burlington, VT.

We are concerned about the 15 Jobs with Justice busses from the Northeast that are going to Quebec on Friday, and the hundreds of other activists travelling to participate in the LEGAL and PEACEFUL events.
Please call the embassy to urge them to LET ALL ACTIVISTS
THROUGH!

POWER CONCEDES NOTHING WITHOUT A CHALLENGE

Contact Student for Unity at 503.725.8777
 unity@mail.pdx.edu P.O. Box 751, PDX, 97207