Sep 10 2012
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
On Monday. September 10th, Vancouver Island Water Watch Coalition, the Council of Canadians-Mid Island Chapter, CUPE Local 401 and The Island Glass Artisans will be presenting City Council with a certificate from the Council of Canadians which designates the City of Nanaimo as a “Blue Community”. June Ross, from Vancouver Island Water Watch and Paul Manly from the Mid-Island Chapter of the Council of Canadians will be presenting on behalf of the groups that originally went to the City in March 2012 with the resolutions that would designate the City as a Blue Community.
“It was 3 months of wait/wait and rescind…but the Council finally came through for the presenters and for the citizens of Nanaimo, said Ross. “We are all very happy and the decisions that Council made in July of 2012 will go a long way to protecting our water sources for future generations”.