Toronto Mobilization for Survival
Publisher: Toronto Mobilization for Survival, Toronto, Canada
Organization profile published 1981
Year Published: 1981
Pages: 8pp Resource Type: Organization
Cx Number: CX2271
In 1977 a small group of people calling themselves "Walk for Life" traveled by foot from Toronto to Ottawa.
In 1977 a small group of people calling themselves "Walk for Life" traveled by foot from Toronto to Ottawa. The walk was used to demonstrate their concerns about nuclear power and nuclear weapons. From this core group grew the organization Toronto Mobilization for Survival, a group with a commitment to consciousness-raising through education on nuclear issues.
The group organizes and participates in numerous events related to nuclear issues, including workshops and demonstrations. In the spring of 1980, on the anniversary of Three Mile Island, they sponsored a balloon release from the site of Pickering Nuclear Station. The flight path of the balloons were returned from as far away as Guelph, 75 miles from Pickering.
Through their literature and by their education, the group hopes the public will become better informed about nuclear issues. They urge people to express their viewpoint informing groups and in writing to their M.P.s. They will support efforts to organize by providing speakers and other kinds of resources.
Toronto Mobilization for Survival believes the nuclear issue to be symptomatic of other greater problems within our society. It endeavors to make connections with groups working on other issues and is committed to working collectively and to sharing skills and resources.
This organization no longer exists.
This abstract was published in the Connexions Digest in 1981.