Sunday, August 9, 2009

Montreal North Event 'Like Therapy'

A reveler flashes the peace sign as the artist Dramatik sang on stage on August 08, 2009 in Montreal North at Hoodstock, a concert of local artists marking the 1st anniversary of the police shooting death of Fredy Villanueva. Photograph by: Vincenzo D'Alto, THE GAZETTE

From The Montreal Gazette:

Hoodstock. Tensions set aside for Villanueva event.

The two-day Hoodstock festival is like group therapy for the community of Montreal North, participants said yesterday, the first day of activities marking Sunday's one-year anniversary of the death of Fredy Villanueva.

The event, at the riverside Aimé Léonard Park on Gouin Blvd. in Montreal North, is the culmination of weeks of organizing by more than 50 volunteers from the citizens' group Montréal Nord Républik.

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More News On The One-Year Anniversary Of The Death Of Fredy Villanueva

Community remembers Villanueva at Hoodstock -- CTV
Fredy Villanueva's death remembered in Montreal --
Money can't solve Montreal North problems, Mayor Tremblay told -- Montreal Gazette

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