No-Colombia-Canada FTA rallies held in Montreal and Ottawa on June 10, 2009: Uribe is persona non-grata!

June 11, 2009

At rallies held on the same day in Montreal and Ottawa, protesters denounced the presence of Colombian President Alvaro Uribe in Canada, and called on the Harper government to immediately halt the implementation of a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Colombia. The protests were colourful, creative and noisy as hundreds turned out to show their opposition to the passage of this deadly trade deal.

We have photos from both demonstrations. Just click on the links below.

– View photos from the Montreal rally that took place just outside the entrance gate to the downtown Hilton Bonaventure.

– View photos from the Ottawa demo on Parliament Hill (via the PSAC website)