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Thursday, April 27, 2017
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Sunday, April 02, 2017
Café Cuba Event - The Cubacan Project

The US Embargo on Cuba
from a Canadian’s Perspective

Guest Speaker Bill Ryan,

Bill Ryan created Cubacan with Gerardo Hernandez Nordelo, one of the Cuban Five, as a name to for their baseball bats.  To date Cubacan has produced and donated over 1,000 bats to Cuba. With the support of the Canadian Network on Cuba, Cubacan is now helping Cubans produce these bats in Cuba. Come and hear how the embargo has impacted their efforts.


Sunday April 2 - 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Friends House
60 Lowther Avenue Toronto
(St. George Subway – Bedford Exit)



Cuban baseball bat maker, More, who is in his 70’s working on an outdated lathe in Havana Cuba.  The Cubacan project is raising funds to purchase and install a copy lathe that can produce a large quantity of bats.  Cuba’s national sport is Baseball and it has faced shortages of necessary equipment due mainly to the US Embargo against Cuba.


Sponsored by Canadian-Cuban Friendship Association Toronto

647-501-1219




Contact Info : 647-501-1219
Saturday, April 29, 2017
May Day Celebration

Join CCFA Toronto for May Day Celebration

 

Saturday, April 29, 2017 at 6 p.m.

 

Steelworkers Hall - 25 Cecil Street

 

Speaker: Syd Ryan

 

Live Music: Baro Dununba, Tony Quarrington & Laura Fernandez, Marcelo Puente and D.J. Mohammad Ali Aumeet

 

Sponsor: United May Day Committee

 

Endorsed by CCFA Toronto




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