Oct 24 2012
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October 24, 2012
Council of Canadians plants tree in honour of Nanaimo conference
Nanaimo, BC—Leading up to the start of its annual conference, Making Waves: Sinking the Harper Agenda, the Council of Canadians will plant a maple tree in Piper Park to thank the people of the Blue Community of Nanaimo for their warm welcome, and to celebrate the launch of the Maude Barlow Social Justice Fund.
WHAT: Photo opportunity with the Mayor of Nanaimo, a city councillor, and Council of Canadians’ staff and volunteers planting a tree as a gift to the people of Nanaimo.
WHO: Mayor John Ruttan, City Councillor Diane Brennan, Council of Canadians’ staff and members of the Council’s Mid-Island Chapter.
WHEN & WHERE: Thursday, October 25, 9:00 a.m., Piper Park, Nanaimo, BC.
More information on the conference is available at: www.canadians.org/conference.
[Editor's Note: Piper Park is the grassy knoll above Front Street and adjacent to Vancouver Island Conference Centre at the former site of the Nanaimo Museum, overlooking the Port Theatre.]