1) Ottawa Cuba Connections is continuing monthly pickets at the US Embassy in Ottawa to demand an end to US blockade of Cuba, to return Guantanamo and stop interfering in Cuba’s domestic affairs.

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Place: US Embassy on Mackenzie Street in Ottawa

2) Ottawa Cuba Connections Annual General Meeting

Agenda: Part 1 – 7:00 – 7:45 pm

Steering Committee members to provide financial report and summary of the activities of the past year.

Part 2 – 8:00 – 9:30 pm

a) Cuban Ambassador to Canada, His Excellency Julio Garmendia Peña to speak about normalization of relations between Cuba and the US and significance of the important decisions made at the Congress of the Communist Party of Cuba in April of this year. To be followed by a period of questions and answers.

b) Short presentation on organic gardening in Cuba.

c) General discussion.

Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Time: 7:00 pm

Place: PSAC Building, 233 Gilmour

Ground Floor Boardroom

Adjournment no later than 9:30 pm.