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Political Theatre Action at the March for Griffintown by ajkandy
April 27, 2008, 11:22 pm
Filed under: griffintown

 


Funérailles de Griffintown Funeral – Montréal, Québec

In this pic: Myself, Chris Gobeil and Chris Erb of the Committee for the Sustainable Redevelopment of Griffintown, posing as pallbearers with the casket containing the ghosts of Griffintown. Originally uploaded by maZe Canadia

It was a funeral not for a neighborhood, but for good urban planning and real civic democracy, both of which have been markedly absent during the entire process.

About 150 people turned out for the march, including people young and old, walking, wheeling or with assistance, dogs and horses too. We got quite a bit of press coverage and I was briefly interviewed by CTV News, who have a video piece up about the Horse Palace here. (Windows Media).

More photos and video of the rally here, here, and here. Got more? Let us know in the comments. (no rickrolling!)

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