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Left Coast Events - Lower Mainland - Jan 22 08 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 22 January 2008 19:01
Left Coast Events - Lower Mainland - Jan 22 08

1.  Panel Presentation and Discussion - Privatization of Public Power in BC - Jan 23rd
2.  Invitation for Dunbar Make Poverty History Group, Wed Jan 23rd
3.  CONFERENCE LOOKS AT ISSUES OF LOCAL AND ORGANIC - Guelph - Jan 24-27th
4.  Velofusion dance party - Jan 25th
5.  Rally in Support of the Mapuche People - Jan 25th
6.  American Indian Political Prisoner Honored in Santa Fe Jan 31 & Feb 2
7.  TAKE CHARGE - stand up for Canadian energy - Feb 2nd
8.  UBCIC Specific Claims Research Workshop Announced for February 5-7. Register Early!
9.  Symposium - Implementing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples - Feb 19-20
10.  CERTIFIED ORGANIC ASSOCIATIONS OF BRITISH COLUMBIA - Feb 29-March 2nd
11.  UNITE TO DEFEAT THE TORY/CORPORATE ASSAULT - Feb 7th
12.  CAGS/UMI Distinguished Dissertation Award - nominations by Feb 15th
13.  Turn out the lights March 29th
 
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1.  Panel Presentation and Discussion - Privatization of Public Power in BC - Jan 23rd
*New Westminster & District Labour Council*
Educational Forum
Panelists:
John Calvert
John Calvert is an associate professor at Simon Fraser University where
he teachers public policy.  He has a PhD from the London School of
Economics in political science and an MA from the University of Western
Ontario.  He is the author of three books on Canadian public policy and
economic issues including his most recent, /"Liquid Gold, Energy
Privatization in British Columbia".  /John is a founding Director with
the BC Citizens for Public Power.
Gwenne Farrell
Gwenne Farrell is a Vice-President with the Canadian Office and
Professional Employees Union, Local 378 (COPE 378) and is responsible
for the BC Hydro Groups, including Accenture Business Services, British
Columbia Transmission Corporation, and Columbia Hydro Constructors.  She
is a Senior Financial Analyst with BC Hydro.  Gwenne is a member on the
Economic and Energy Policy Committee of the BC NDP and on the Board of
Directors for the BC Citizens for Public Power.
Shane Simpson
Shane Simpson is the MLA for Vancouver-Hastings and serves as the NDP's
Critic for the Environment.  Shane recently hosted a public forum on
/Privatizing our Rivers,/ where speakers addressed the environmental,
social and economic impact of the Province's decision to issue licenses
to private Corporations to construct hydro projects on 535 BC rivers.
*Wednesday, January 23, 2008*
*Panel Presentation:  5:30 p.m.*
*Regular Meeting:  7:00 pm
** *  *Forum open to affiliates, delegates and the community. **for more
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2.  Invitation for Dunbar Make Poverty History Group, Wed Jan 23rd
 
Dear Neighbours:
We are holding the first meeting of the
Dunbar Make Poverty History Group
Wednesday January 23rd
@ 7:30 pm
at Dunbar Heights United Church
3525 W 24th Ave. at Collingwood
Everyone invited !
Please join us in creating a local effort to eliminate poverty in Canada and around the world. Let
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