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Advocacy News - Bush protest - Toronto transportation to Ottawa

November 21, 2004

Toronto transportation to Bush protest
A call to action as George W. Bush comes to Canada

Sign up now to get on the buses! To book a seat, please send an e-mail to with the following information:

  • number of seats
  • full name of each passenger
  • phone number and e-mail address of each passenger.

Bus itinerary:

All buses will depart from Toronto on Tuesday, November 30 at 7:00am and will arrive in Ottawa at 12:00pm.

All buses will depart from Ottawa on Tuesday, November 30 at 7:00pm and will arrive in Toronto at 12:00am.

The point of departure and return for buses in Toronto is: 720 Spadina Avenue (West side of Spadina Avenue), just south of Bloor Street West (near Spadina subway).

All passengers must be at the departure point by no later than 6:45am. Only passengers who have purchased a ticket may board the buses.

Buses travelling to Ottawa will be chartered highway coaches equipped with washrooms, TV/VCR, and comfortable seating. Bus service is unionised.

Roll out the 'unwelcome mat':

Help us make a giant 'unwelcome mat' that we'll roll out for Bush in Ottawa! If you can't join us on Tuesday, add your own message to a standard welcome mat and then drop it off at the Canadian Peace Alliance and we'll include yours in the giant 'unwelcome mat' we roll out for Bush.

We'll supply some paints and materials. But feel free to bring your own:

Tuesday, November 23 7:00pm
Lula Lounge
1585 Dundas Street West
One block and a half west of Dufferin, on the south side of Dundas

For more information, please contact Artists Against War: 416-532-8176


Return bus tickets cost between $40.00 and $60.00 on a sliding scale (pay whatever you can within this range). Higher end tickets will subsidise lower end tickets for those who can't afford to pay more. Only return tickets are available. Those passengers travelling one way must pay the cost of a return ticket.

If you are unable to travel on our buses, regular daily bus and t rain service is available between Toronto and Ottawa. Return bus tickets cost $148.61 on Greyhound Canada and $136.96 on Via Rail Canada.

Pledge sheets for self-fundraising will soon be available at

Tickets may be purchased at the office of the Canadian Peace Alliance from Monday, November 22 to Friday, November 26 and Monday, November 29 at any time between 9:00am and 6:00pm. The office is located at:

Trinity-St. Paul Centre
427 Bloor Street West
Suite 207, 2nd floor
Just west of Spadina Avenue, on the south side of Bloor
Street West Take Spadina subway

Tickets may be paid for by cash or cheque. Please make cheques payable to "Peace and Justice Committee".

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