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COAL HARD FACTS II

Community forum on U.S. thermal coal transport through our coastal waters to Texada and onwards to Asia.  Featuring panel of speakers fighting this issue in courts and the public domain:  Chief Craigan (SIB), Anna Johnston (WCEL), Donald Gordon (VTACC), Laura Benson (Dogwood Initiative), Dr. Otto Langer (Fisheries Biologist), Nicholas Simons (MLA) and more.

Saturday, November 1st   Sechelt Indian Band Hall, Sechelt   2 - 4:30 pm (doors open at 1:30)

Presented by the Salish Sea Coal Committee

Discover ‘The Clack Creek Gallery Forest’ on the Elphinstone Slopes

Date: Sunday, November 2nd   Time: 1 PM
Meeting Location: B & K Rd (off Hwy 101) at the powerlines. The B & K is in Roberts Creek, east of the Sunshine Coast Golf Course and Cliff Gilker Park
Bring: rain gear, water, snacks   Round Trip: 3-4 hours   Level: Moderate

Green Films next film, Cowspiracy has a venue change for the Sechelt screening on Wed. Oct. 29. It will be at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall at 7:30 pm. The Gibsons screening is Monday, Oct. 27 at the Gibsons Heritage Playhouse, 7:30 pm. Panel discussion/Q&A to follow. Admission by donation. Wood Duck Bus Shuttle from Madeira Park for Sechelt screening leaves MP 6:15 pm. Call 883-9006 for info. www.greenfilms.ca for reservations or season tickets.

A proposed change to the Society Act by the Ministry of Finance in the discussion White Paper could threaten environmental groups with the expensive lawsuits from any person or corporation. The section 99 Complaints by public  states (1) A person whom the court considers to be an appropriate person to make an application under this section may apply to the court for an order under this section on the grounds that a society
(b) is carrying on activities that are detrimental to the public interest.

This White Paper is open to comments by the public until the end of day Wednesday Oct. 15. E-mail yours to the Financial and Corporate Sector Policy Branch: email fcsp at gov.bc.ca

Saturday, October  18th    7:00-9:00 (doors open at 6:30)    Roberts Creek Hall
            Join Voice on the Coast for a fun political pub night!
    Come out and learn about youth voter trends from Lyndsay Poaps and why it's important for young people to have a voice in local elections.

    Discuss the issues and concerns that matter to you and other young people on the Sunshine Coast.

    Share your ideas with candidates running for local government.

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