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Event: 'Virtual Meeting: Canada-Cuba Relations In The Time Of Trump & Covid19'

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Date: Thursday, October 29, 2020 At 19:00 PM
Duration: 1 Day

Canada-Cuba Relations in the Time of Trump and Covid-19

>>> Virtual webinar with videos, speakers and discussion

THURSDAY OCTOBER 29

8pm Atlantic Time

7pm Eastern Time

4pm Pacific Time

REGISTER FOR ZOOM HERE:

https://zoom.us/webinar/register/3116025423691/WN_SSYw8KHZTzGhKaN-g-RuGA

Cuba's contribution to the global struggle against the Covid-19 pandemic has been held up as an example of success and solidarity, both internally and for their assistance to 42 countries worldwide. While Cuba's Henry Reeve International Medical Brigade receives praise for its international cooperation during these difficult times, the United States government has tightened its immoral and illegal U.S. blockade on Cuba. From here in Canada, it is crucial that we continue challenging these cruel policies through building stronger Canada-Cuba solidarity. Join the Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC) and our dynamic guest speakers for an important discussion about the state of Canada-Cuba relations and strengthening our people to people solidarity with Cuba.

 

FEATURING:

* HER EXCELLENCY JOSEFINA VIDAL - Cuban Ambassador to Canada. Previously, she was president of the Cuban delegation in the first and second rounds of Cuba-U.S. talks, which paved the way for the restoration of diplomatic relations between both countries under Cuban President Raul Castro and U.S. President Barack Obama

* MP NIKI ASHTON - Member of Parliament for Churchill - Keewatinook Aski, Manitoba

* MP MATTHEW GREEN - Member of Parliament for Hamilton Centre, Ontario

* SENATOR PIERRETTE RINGUETTE - Independent senator for New Brunswick and Co-Chair of the Canada-Cuba Inter-Parliamentary Group

* DR. JOHN KIRK - Cuba Researcher and Professor, Dalhousie University

* DR. ISAAC SANEY - Co-Chair of Canadian Network on Cuba & Professor, Dalhousie University

Event Co-Chairs:

* TAMARA HANSEN - Executive member of the Canadian Network on Cuba, Coordinator of Vancouver Communities in Solidarity with Cuba (VCSC) & Author of “5 Decades of the Cuban Revolution: The Challenges of an Unwavering Leadership.”

* ELIZABETH HILL - Executive member of the Canadian Network on Cuba and President of the Canadian Cuban Friendship Association – Toronto

ORGANIZED BY: The Canadian Network on Cuba (CNC)

http://www.canadiannetworkoncuba.ca

Twitter: @cdnntwrkoncuba

Instagram: @cdnntwrkoncuba

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/CanadianNetworkOnCuba




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