Rally protests proposed military strikes
TORONTO - Several dozen people rallied across from the U.S. consulate in Toronto today to speak out against proposed military action against the Syrian regime.
Organizer Sid Lacombe says such attacks would kill countless civilians.
The protests come as U.S. President Barack Obama presses ahead with efforts to win congressional support for military strikes in the wake of a deadly chemical weapons attack his administration blames on the Syrian government.
Secretary of State John Kerry today lobbied European allies to back Washington's proposed strikes.
Obama will make an address from the White House on Tuesday to make his case for military action.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has said Canada has no plans for a military mission against Syria. But Canada is among the countries that have said they endorsed a military strike.