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Comox Valley Council of Canadians - May 2018 e-newsletter

In the Chapter's May newsletter:
Comox Valley Sustainability Forum
Merville Water Guardians
The Great Canadian, Oh Canada! Team Trivia Night

Miners Memorial Weekend
Upcoming Events
  
 
Thursday, May 24 - 7:00 pm

Rotary Hall, Florence Filberg Centre,
411 Anderton Ave., Courtenay
 
CV Council of Canadians, Global Awareness Network, and Imagine Comox Valley are hosting a Sustainability Forum, where you will hear five local speakers present information on a range of issues from valuing eco-assets, food security and air quality, to increasing energy efficiency in new construction and ending homelessness.

Whether you are a voter who wants to support municipal candidates who will take a proactive approach to enacting sustainable policies and programs, or if you are considering running as a candidate in the 2018 municipal election – this Sustainability Forum will address what is currently taking place in the Valley and how we can move towards more sustainable solutions for our community.

Everyone welcome! Click here for forum details. Click here for free tickets.
Merville Water Guardians
Concerned residents formed this group to voice opposition to the rezoning application for the Merville water bottling facility and to the granting of licences for extracting, bottling and selling water for profit. 

Stay current with the latest news, updates and progress reports on their Facebook page here
To help the Merville Water Guardians and the Comox Valley keep water in the public commons you can:
  • Visit the Chapter's website to add your name to the Action for Aquifers letter writing campaign
  • Email addresses of government officials to send your personalize letters, available here
  • Email addresses of CVRD directors to send your personalized letters, available here 
  • Hand written letters delivered personally or mailed have a large impact
  • The more letters and public comment the better
  • Contact the Merville Water Guardians via email here
As the matter moves forward through the process, it is imperative that the public comments be collected as part of the record. Alana Mullaly from CVRD staff is compiling a file on this matter. Edwin Grieve, Director , Area C

The Great Canadian Team Trivia Night Fundraiser
Only in Canada, eh!


Chapter call for aficionados (or otherwise) of Canadiana!


Saturday, June 16 - Doors open  6:00 pm      Trivia play 7:00 pm
Rotary Hall, Florence Filberg Centre, Downtown Courtenay


Collectors of Canadian trivia, lovers of laughter and amusing facts, it's time to gather your team of eight brilliant (or not!) buddies, to prepare for the rousing, action-packed, team trivia showdown of Canuck wisdom!

This highly anticipated Great Canadian Trivia Night is the perfect chance to test your knowledge and challenge your recollection of Canada’s rich arts, cultural, sports and social history.

Further details here, or contact Kathie Woodley at email or call
(250) 334-4608. 
 
Miners Memorial Weekend
and Goodwin Commemorative Events

June 22-24, 2018 - events throughout Cumberland

Click here for full details

upcoming events
May 1 - Workers Day Bean Supper, Cumberland - Details here
May 7 - Global Peace depends on Justice in Israel/Palestine - details here
May 16 to 21 - Victoria Day Celebrations - Cumberland - details here

June 16 - 12th Annual Oh Canada! Team Trivia Night Fundraiser - details here
June 22-24 - Miners Memorial and Goodwin Commemorative Events - Details here
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