On Monday, December 13 at 12:30 pm at the intersection of Yonge and Dundas, the Student-coalition at the University of Toronto will stage a "die-in" media-stunt. Participants, dressed in red, (you – wear red) will "die" in the middle of the scramble intersection at regular intervals to bring attention to the lives lost due to a lack of medicines.
Currently, 10 million people living with HIV/AIDS do not have access to life-saving Anti-Retroviral drugs. So why hasn't the Canadian government supported legislation which could allow for more affordable life-saving medication? Bill C-393 could facilitate access to low-cost generic drugs, but on Thursday, December 16th this bill risks being abandoned.
It would be an incredible help if you could join us. The event will only take 30 minutes.
If you are interested in participating, and for further details, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook event: http://www.facebook.com/home.
When: Monday, December 13
Time: 12:30 pm to 1:00 pm
Where: Intersection of Young and Dundas
Please wear RED!
For more on Bill C-393: http://www.aidslaw.ca/EN/camr/