Write for Rights events across Canada


Hundreds of Write for Rights events have been organized in communities across Canada in the days leading up to International Human Rights Day, 2015.

See the map of all public events on the Write for Rights webpage, or check out some of the major events here:

City Location Date Time Organizer
Aurora The Rectory, Trinity Anglican Church
79 Victoria St  
06-Dec 12pm-2pm Amnesty Group – Renee LeBlanc
Bridgewater Margaret Hennigar Public Library
135 North Park Street  
10-Dec 10am-9pm Marion Moore
Calgary Higher Ground Café
1126 Kensington Rd NW
10-Dec 10am-5pm Amnesty Calgary
Shelby Dewhirst
Campbell River Campbell River Public Library
1240 Shoppers Row  
10-Dec 1pm-4pm Campbell River Amnesty Group
Kathy Cullen
Capreol Trinity United Church (upper lobby)
72 Young St.  
10-Dec 11am-7pm Faye Moffatt
Courtenay Zocalo Café
208 5th Street, V9N 1J6
10-Dec 3:30pm-5:30pm Comox Valley Amnesty Action Circle 
Sheila Clarson
Guelph The Common
28 Wilson St  
10-Dec 3pm-5pm Kathleen Law
Halifax Dalhousie University Student Union Building
6136 University Ave, Halifax  
07-Dec 11am-1pm Dalhousie University AI Society
Onkar Bedi
Hamilton Library of Westdale High School
700 Main St. W
10-Dec 6:30pm-8:30pm Group 1 Hamilton and Group 21 Burlington
Hampton Lutz , Longstaff Law Offices
4 Centennial Road  
12-Dec 9am-3pm Hampton Action Circle 60
Pat Hanratty
Kenora Knox United Church
116 FIFTH AVE S.  
10-Dec 5pm-8:30pm Meg Illman-White
Kitchener Grand River Unitarian Congregation
299 Sydney Street  
10-Dec 12pm-1pm Colin Read
Lacombe St Andrew’s United Church
5226 51 Ave  
13-Dec 1pm-4pm Therese Thompson
Lethbridge Owl Acoustic Lounge
411 3 Ave South
10-Dec 6pm-10pm AI Lethbridge
Amy Mack
Medicine Hat Fifth Avenue Memorial United Church
476  4th St SE  
10-Dec 1:30pm-4pm Helen Reid
Mississauga Erin Mills United Church
2010 The College Way  
10-Dec 4pm-7pm Deborah Sturgeon
Moose Jaw Post Horizon Booksellers
57 High St W    
10-Dec 10:30am-7:30pm Moose Jaw Amnesty Group
Napanee County of Lennox & Addington Public Library – Napanee Branch
25 River Road
10-Dec 1pm-6:30pm AI Napanee
Linda Murray
Nelson, BC Nelson Public Library 12-Dec 10am-3pm Nelson Amnesty Group
Judith Fearing
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON St Mark Anglican Church Addison Hall 
41 Byron St
Snacks, coffee, hot chocolate. 
Come by before or after the Christmas parade!
12-Dec 10:00am-1:00pm JL Groux
North Hatley Unitarian Universalist Church of North Hatley (UUEstrie)
201 Main St  
Dec 6th 10:30am-2pm Unitarian Universalist Church of North Hatley (UUEstrie)
Rachel Garber
Oakville Taste of Colombia
67 Bronte Rd
12-Dec 2pm-5pm Group 75 Oavkville
Wendy Belcher
Ottawa Amnesty International National Office
312 Laurier Ave East
10-Dec 4pm-8pm Group 56 Ottawa
Jamika Jorge-Petit  
Ottawa Southminster United Church
15 Aylmer Avenue  
Dec 6th 2pm-5:30pm Penelope Feather
Peterborough The Whistle Stop Café
141 Charlotte St, Peterborough, ON
10-Dec 4pm-6pm Group 46,  Kenner High School Amnesty group, Trent University students
Janet Bradley
Prince George Books and Company café
3rd Avenue  
10-Dec 6pm-9pm Group 202
Jackie Dewhurst
Quadra Island Quadra Island community centre   10-Dec 1pm-7pm John Cleasby
Rimbey Rimbey Co-op Mall
4601-50 st  
11-Dec 11am-2pm AI Group 116
Annette Boorman
Saskatoon University of Saskatchewan Upper Mub   10-Dec 3:30pm-5:30pm Bill Rafoss
St. John’s Fixed Coffee and Baking
183 Duckworth  
10-Dec 6:30pm-10pm St. John’s Amnesty Group
Noemie Albert  
Stratford Festival Square (lobby)
10 Downie Street, N5A 1W5
12-Dec 10am-3pm Stratford AI
Anne Carbert
Tatamagouche Remember Adventures-Caper Café
365 Main Street  
10-Dec 2:30pm-4:30pm Gail Clark  
Toronto Centre for Social Innovation Annex
720 Bathurst Street  
05-Dec 1pm-7pm Marilyn McKim
Toronto York University, Bear Pit in Central Square
4700 Keele St  
10-Dec 10am-4pm AI York University
Toronto Bloor Street United Church
300 Bloor Street West  
10-Dec 6:30pm-8:30pm Group 63 – Dawn Michael
Toronto Beaches Presbyterian Church
65 Glen Manor Avenue
10-Dec 10am-11am Mary Rae Shantz
Toronto First Unitarian Congregation of Toronto
175 St. Clair Ave W  
10-Dec 10:30am-1pm Amnesty Group 142 – Ted Wood
Toronto Guildwood Community Presbyterian Church
140 Guildwood Parkway  
10-Dec 12pm-2pm Guildwood Church
Bonnie Horton
Vancouver Vancouver office of Amnesty International
#430 – 319 W Pender St  
10-Dec 10am-3pm Don Wright
Vancouver MOSAIC
1720 Grant Street
12-Dec 10:30am-4pm Action Group 17 Vancouver
Micah Waskow
Vancouver Renzo’s Café
1301 Commercial Drive
10-Dec 10am-3pm Group 17 East Vancouver
Valerie Patrick
Victoria Hillside Coffee and Tea
1633 Hillside Avenue
10-Dec 3pm-8pm Amnesty Victoria
Jill Leslie
Victoria Chapter Room, Christ Church Cathedral
930 Burdett Street
V8V 3G8
10-Dec 10am-12pm Christ Church Cathedral Victoria
Susan MacRae
Victoria Cadboro Bay United Church
2625 Arbutus Rd  
10-Dec 1pm-4pm Susan Draper
Waterloo Seven Shores Café
10 Regina Street
05-Dec 12pm-4pm Group 9 Waterloo
Margaret Jackson
Whitehorse Old Firehall
1105 Front Street  
10-Dec 7pm-9pm Colleen Harrington
Winnipeg Harrow United Church
955 Mulvey St.  
Dec 6th 10am-1pm Alice Moulton
Winnipeg St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church
3 St. Vital Road  
13-Dec 12pm-1:30pm Mary Lysecki
Yellowknife Javaroma
5201 50 Ave #101  
10-Dec 10am-2pm Group 13
Jessica Florio