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BC FORUM Events Archive 2016

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November & December, 2016: The Greater Van GoGos are holding numerous Christmas Craft Fair events throughout the lower mainland to raise funds that support their Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign - visit their website here.

December, 2016 - Trudeau to meet with provincial and territorial leaders to talk health care this week: TAKE ACTION & SEND A LETTER TODAY

November 22, 2016: VANCOUVER TOWN HALL MEETING: Trans-Pacific Partnership - A Bad Deal for Canada; Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at the Hilton Vancouver Metrotown Hotel in Burnaby starting at 7:00 pm; featuring Guest Speakers Hassan Yussuff, President of the Canadian Labour Congress; Maude Barlow, President of the Council of Canadians; and Lee Loftus, President of the BC Building Trades; Seth Klein from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Thursday, November 3, 2016 - ILWU Rally, November 3rd, starting at Canada Place info kiosk in Vancouver.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 - Union Night at the Movies, Celebrating Women’s Screen-Based Media Work & BC Film with screening of the award-winning movie “The Birdwatcher”, at Vancity Theatre, 1181 Seymour Street in Vancouver, event gets underway at 6:30 pm with a pre-screening mingling.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - Join with members of UNITE HERE Local 40 in a protest rally at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel, 7551 Westminster Highway in Rchmond starting at 5 pm

Various Dates from October 11th to 20th at locations in the Lower Mainland - The BC Employment Standards Coalition wants to hear from Workers: “Tell Us About Your Bad Job”. Read details here.

Saturday, October 22, 2016 - New Westminster & District Labour Council 50th Anniversary Celebration

Tuesday, October 4, 2016 - Community Town Hall meeting: “Let’s Talk about Housing” with MLAs Jody Wickens, David Eby and Selina Robinson; doors at 6:30 pm at Eagle Ridge Bible Fellowship, 1160 Lansdowne Drive, Coquitlam

Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Vancouver Kingsway’s Electoral Reform Town Hall with MP Don Davies

Sunday, September 25th to 26th, 2016 - COSCO BC’s Conference: “Aging Well - A Quest for All”

Tuesday, September 27th to 29th, 2016 - National Pensioners Federation Convention, Richmond, BC

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - The United Nations Day of Older Persons will be celebrated with a flag raising at the north side of Vancouver City Hall with acting mayor Raymond Louie reading a Proclamation at 10 am. Free parking.

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - Fight for 15 leafletting & awareness events > @Metrotown Skytrain Station from 3:00 to 5:00 pm > @ Surrey Central Skytrain Station from 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Friday, September 16, 2016 - EVENT CANCELLED People4Posties Rally: Pan Canadian Day of Action to defend and expand our postal service in support of CUPW; starting at 5:00 pm in Vancouver - read further details here.

Thursday, September 8, 2016 - MP Roundtable with MP Mark Warawa: Langley Seniors Summit - RSVP required.

Tuesday, September 6 - Pack the courts, defend public healthcare! An event being organized by the BC Health Coalition regarding the court case being brought by Dr Brian Day. Starting at 9:00 am at the BC Supreme Court, Corner Nelson & Hornby (downtown), Vancouver, BC. Read more info here.

Tuesday, August 30, 2016: Seniors Forum with BC New Democrats featuring Leader John Horgan, MLAs Judy Darcy and Selina Robinson; starts at 2:00 pm; Polish Community Centre, 4015 Fraser Street, Vancouver, BC

August 22 to 26, 2016 - BC’s Office of the Ombudsperson offers Mobile Clinics Whistler to Kamloops.

Thursday, August 25, 2016 - Seniors Care Roundtable Discussion with MP Murray Rankin and Canadian Medical Association, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm at James Bay New Horizons, 234 Menzies Street, Victoria, BC

Wednesday, July 22, 2016 - Seniors Forum with BC New Democrats - featuring Leader John Horgan, MLAs Judy Darcy and Selina Robinson; The Little Red Church, 2182 Comox Avenue, Comox, BC

Monday, June 27, 2016 - Delivering Community Power - How Postal Workers are moving public services to climate action: Maritime Labour Centre starting at 7:00 pm

Wednesday, June 29, 2016: Retirement Dinner for Brother Merv van Steinburg of the United Way of the Lower Mainland - RSVP and get tickets here.

Wednesday, June 22, 2016: BC FORUM Annual General Meeting, UFCW 1518, 350 Columbia Street in New Westminster.

Tuesday, June 21 to Friday, June 25, 2016: Presentation of the play “O’wet/Lost Lagoon” at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver with the June 21st performance PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN in celebration of National Aboriginal Day. Click here for more information.

Wednesday, June 18, 2016: Tapestry Foundation presents Dialogue on Aging Public Presentation Series: “Ease Your Worries About Getting Older” with Geriatrician Dr. Martha Spencer, at the Vandusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver, doors at 9:00 pm (arrive early for refreshments and to browse display booths). Register today!

Wednesday, May 18, 2016: Tapestry Foundation presents Dialogue on Aging Public Presentation Series: “The Changing Face of Family Caregiving” with Nursing Consultant Lori Amdam, at the Vandusen Botanical Gardens in Vancouver, doors at 1:00 pm (arrive early for refreshments and to browse display booths). Register today!

Friday, April 29, 2016: Tapestry Foundation presents Dialogue on Aging Public Presentation Series: “Priorities for BC Seniors - Moving Forward” with Seniors Advocate Isobel Mackenzie, at the Vancouver Convention Centre East, doors at 6:00 pm (arrive early for refreshments and to browse display booths).

Friday, April 15, 2016: Fight for $15 RALLY at Canada Place in Vancouver starting at 5:00 pm, followed by After Party at the Railway Club *venue changed to Rogue Wet Bar

Thursday, March 3, 2016: Organize Your Home, Organize Your Life “Don’t Agonize - Downsize”, a free event presented by the Jewish Seniors Alliance, from 11 am to 12:30 pm.

Saturday, March 5, 2016: Surrey’s 22nd Annual International Women’s Day Celebration, from 12:30 to 4:00 pm at Queen Elizabeth Secondary, 9457 King George Blvd., Surrey, BC.

Saturday, February 20, 2016 - Let’s Fight for $15 Now, Surrey City Centre Library in the Dr. Ambedkar Room 418 from noon to 1:30 pm.

Thursday, February 4, 2016 - Penticton Seniors Forum with MLAs Judy Darcy, Selina Robinson & David Eby

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