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Pints for the People and Solidarity Sodas
WHEN: Wednesday, March 28th 2018, 5pm - 8pm
WHERE: Victoria Event Centre, 1415 Broad St
In partnership with Social Coast, Retail Action Network and the Action Bus we are participating in a fundraising event. At out last meeting SEA members voted to donate all our proceeds directly support the organisations and activists working tirelessly to get the Fish Farms Out!
For more information on some of these groups click the Read more link and scroll to the bottom.
We will have a table set up for a silent auction; please feel free to bring items to auction if you'd like. We need items to be received by noon on the day of the event if they'll be included in the auction table. Purchase tickets online at https://www.picatic.com/Pints4ThePeople and select
"Social Environmental Alliance" during final step of the checkout.
SEA gets 50% of ticket price!
Ticket $20, and includes 2 pints of craft beer! (or other beverage of your choice).
Alcoholic, and delicious non-alcoholic beverages available. 19+
Craft beer + Great Causes + Fun People = Pints for the People
Join us for our springtime Pints For The People:
a celebration of community, arts, and social justice.
Tickets available at the door or online here: https://www.picatic.com/Pints4ThePeople
Special Guest Performance by:
BOUSADA and DJ Ayroo
Please see the Victoria Event Centre website for detailed information on accessibility: https://victoriaeventcentre.ca/attendees/accessibility/
This event will be hosted within Lkwungen Territory
Bus tickets available at the door.
Swanson Fish Farm Occupationhttps://www.facebook.com/GETTHEFISHFARMSOUT/
Marine Harvest and the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) will not transfer fish to the Swanson Island Fish Farm until the injunction motion Namgis Nation has applied for against DFO, is decided. The hearing for the injunction motion is set for Tuesday, March 20th and Wednesday, March 21st. The DFO must be held be accountable for the demise and total mismanagement of our wild salmon. Get involved and act today! First Nations Unite
Musgamagw Dzawada'enuxw Cleansing Our Watershttps://www.facebook.com/fishfarmsgetout/
The Musgamagw Dzawada'enuxw people are removing fish farms within our traditional territories. We call upon you to stand beside us.
In case you missed it...
On February 14, 2018 Prime Minister Trudeau gave a speech in Parliament announcing a new framework that would legislate "Rights Recognition". The proposed framework is a direct threat to Indigenous Peoples right to self-determination. This proposed framework needs to be stopped.
Mohawk policy analyst Russell Diabo responds to the government's proposed framework and discusses the termination tables: Video: Russell Diabo
These efforts are not new, but are a variation on rhetoric and policy that has been tried before in Canada and the United States. In the 1970’s, Dr. Buffy Sainte-Marie also discussed termination, the erosion of Treaties and the direct connection to resource extraction. Watch the video at the link below and listen for parallels in the language: Video: Dr. Buffy St. Marie