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Right to the City - Civil Liberties and the 2010 Olympics

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Right to the City - Civil Liberties and the 2010 Games
Right to the City - Civil Liberties and the 2010 Games

Dominion Stories, →2010 Olympics

On September 28th 2009, SFU Harbour Centre hosted "Right to the City - Civil Liberties and the 2010 Olympics".

Speakers included -

David Eby, Executive Director of the BC Civil Liberties Association

David Dennis, President Elect of the United Native Nations

Alissa Westergard-Thorpe of the Olympic Resistance Network

Anti-Olympic Activist, Teacher and Writer Matt Hern

Social Activist Harsha Walia

Stefanie Ratjen of the Impact on Communities Coalition

Jeff Derksen - SFU Professor 

Individual videos of each speaker are up on my youtube page,  as well as small topic videos from that night such as Harsha Walia speaking on the effects of the 2010 games on Canada's poorest neighbourhood, the downtown eastside, Alissa Westergard-Thorpe speaking on the APEC protests that occured in 1997 and a interview with David Eby on Citizen Journalism and the Olympic Legal Observer Program. 

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