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LEFT COAST EVENTS - Lower Mainland - November 29th, 2004 PDF Print E-mail
Justice News
Tuesday, 30 November 2004 07:50
1. Buy Union Week
2. European Union Film Fest - to Dec 9th
3. Bush Visit Sparks Protests - Nov 30th
4. HIV/AIDS Public Awareness Forum - Dec 1st
5. Communications Workshop - Dec 3 & 4th
6. NDP Nomination Mtg - Dec 5th
7. Left Film Night - Super Size Me - Dec 5th
8. New Energy, Energia Nueva - Dec 6th
9. Montreal Massacre - Dec 6th
10. Chamber Choir, Cantata Singers, Touch of Brass - Dec 10th
11. Eco-Challenge of the 21st C. - discussion - Dec 16th
12. Step Up to Social Skills - Jan 7th
13. No One Is Illegal News
14. Bush Terror Film Tour
15. North Shore Activities Calendar
16. Fair Vote Canada News
17. Request for Help with Co-Op Housing in Nanaimo
contributions, considerations, concerns:


* From: "scott walmsley" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


following the huge success of GEORGE W BUSH AND DONALD RUMSFELD'S GREATEST HITS AND WORST FAILURES, Scottie's cut and paste project is joining forces with former liberal member of Parliament Carolyn Parrish, who was recently fired from the liberal party by Canadian prime minister Paul Martin for her anti-bush and anti-liberal party comments.


Parrish and Scottie will hold a massive free concert on Parliament hill in Ottawa November 30th and December 1st to commemorate George WARPIG Bush's visit to Canada. Scottie and Parrish will then get together to record an album of anti-Paul Martin music.


For full details about scottie's cut and paste project including free downloads and reviews visit my brand new web site - http://www.scottiescutandpasteproject.cjb.net/


* From: John Parry < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Anti-Star Wars Missile Defence Postcards Online
http://socialjustice.org/subsites/peaceandjustice/pdf/BMDpostcards.pdf

editor's note: you'll lose a certain amount of legitimacy if you print these on weyerhaueser clearcuts. recycled alternatives do exist, and it's good to support them rather than the corporate destroyers.


* From: "Janet Dench, CCR" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


One Million Too Many: Implementing solutions to Child Poverty in Canada
2004 Report Card on Child Poverty in Canada
Available at: http://www.campaign2000.ca/rc/


Un million de trop : mettre en oeuvre des solutions pour s'attaquer ? la
pauvret? des enfants au Canada. Rapport 2004 sur la pauvret? des enfants
au Canada.


Version fran?aise disponible au http://www.campaign2000.ca/fr/rap/index.html


* From: Greenpeace Canada < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


As part of our campaign to protect Canada's Boreal Forest, Greenpeace has launched a campaign against the maker of Kleenex brand tissue products - and we are asking you to get involved!


We think it's time to let people know how Kimberly-Clark - and Kleenex - are contributing to the destruction of Canada's forests. We have launched a website, www.kleercut.net, that will keep you informed about this campaign, encourage you to get involved and let you tell Kimberly-Clark what you think of their forest destruction.

* From: "EcoNews" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


David Suzuki is currently ranked 5th in the list for The Greatest
Canadian, and I really want to encourage you all to vote for him, and
encourage your friends to do the same. We have just ONE DAY left.


See http://www.cbc.ca/greatest


David Suzuki alone speaks for the future, not just for Canadians, but
for everyone on planet Earth. Please join me, and cast your voice for David Suzuki. He is a brave and courageous voice for all beings and all species, at this critical time in Earth's history. His is our greatest Canadian.


* From: Richard Sanders < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

New Website: Wall Street's 1930s Fascist Plot to Overthrow the White House


During the 1930s, a fascist coup in America was thwarted when Marine Corps Maj-Gen.Smedley Butler blew the whistle. He testified under oath to a House Committee on UnAmerican Activities (that was, in part, looking into Nazi propaganda in America). General Butler bravely named some of the corporate leaders behind this plan to overthrow the White House and to empower a more pro-business, fascist regime to replace President Franklin D. Roosevelt.


The Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT) has just created the most comprehensive internet resource available on this fascist plot, and the multi-millionaires who planned and financed it. Based on original research done for issue #53 of Press for Conversion!, http://coat.ncf.ca/fascistplot "Facing the Corporate Roots of American Fascism", COAT's new web resource examines the fascists behind this fascinating, but often-overlooked, chapter in American history.


* From: Linda Grisley < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Canadians polled by SES Research are 40% strongly opposed to missile defence, whereas only 10% are strongly in support. To see the complete results, go to www.sesresearch.com and click on the link on the right titled "Canadians Against Missile Defence".
Mel This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

* From: "Bob Wilson" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Three days ago, on 16 November, fourteen people were killed by army and
police in the Philippines. Those people were strikers, trade unionists
like yourselves. They worked on sugar farms in sugar mills, and had
been on strike for ten days. Two of those killed were children, aged
two and five, who died from suffocation as a result of the tear gas
used. Some 35 people suffered gunshot wounds, 133 were arrested,
hundreds more were wounded.


The trade union movement in the Philippines has called for a massive
international protest condemning the murders, demanding a full
investigation of what happened. They are demanding that hundreds of
workers illegally dismissed be rehired, and that criminal charges
against the strikers be dropped. Please send on your message of protest
by going here: http://www.labourstart.org/cgi-bin/solidarityforever/show_campaign.cgi?c=39


* From: Radical Sages < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


I also want to ask each of you to visit the Hunger Site at http://www.thehungersite.com . A simple click from you on the "give free food" button feeds a hungry person somewhere in the world. This would be a great way to start each day in 2005! It costs you nothing and requires only a few seconds of awareness and intention. From that site, you can access other sites of similar purpose.


* From: jane schweitzer < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Hi Harry and Debbie, here is the info concerning the Seed Sector Review and the impact it will have on our rights to save our own seeds. Legislation is soon to be introduced to control and make it illegal for farmers to save seed. Of course Monsanto is behind this.

The National Farmers Union is mounting a campaign to stop this and here is their website :
www.nfu.ca

You will find more indepth info concerning this report.I just can't imagine being forced to pay to reuse my own seed on my own farm, but this is what is being proposed among other things. I hope you will pass this on to your network and discuss this with ING members. There is a petition to sign and copies are available on the website. I will be trying to set this up downtown in a couple of places for people to sign.


* From: Eric Light < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


Interesting concept for those who have unlimited connection time...


Pass it on: Save the World While You Sleep
by World Community Grid


Got a computer? Now you can help solve the world's biggest problems by staying logged on while you're away. http://www.tompaine.com/index.php#passiton

* From: Guy Langlois < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

I am very pleased to announce that I have taken over the management of the "Cosmic Debris" web site: Should you have any news or events that you would like posted to the site please contact me. If you are a musician, artist, writer, photographer, graphics artist, movie maker or work in any field related to the music industry, you may also wish to add your listing on the site. We are also looking for writers to contribute to the online ezine.

Hey, why not visit my web site: http://members.shaw.ca/ambiance
Songs that paint musical landscapes of our interaction with Nature. Soothing and easy to listen to, the music promotes a psychological movement inward, a sonic mirror to human emotion.

* From: "Julius Fisher" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


New on the web @ http://www.workingtv.com
Women in the Cuban Revolution
with Alicia Gonzalez
Federation of Cuban Women


* From: "WomensWire" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


The simple act of breathing should not be dangerous to our health! Please tell the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today that mercury pollution remains a serious
problem that warrants immediate action. As a recipient of WomensWire from Care2, I know that you care deeply about issues affecting the health of women and children. Please
sign here: http://www.care2.com/go/z/18759.


* Victoria Car Share Co-operative - http://www.victoriacarshare.ca


* From: Don Bain < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

Just a brief note of a photo gallery on the UBCIC website. Point your browser to:
"The Spirit of the Earth": A symbolic procession in Vancouver
http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/SCC_consultation.htm If you have photos from this event and would like to have them published on the UBCIC website, send them to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


* From: "MOMS ON THE MOVE" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


I have had a request for information about medical doctors including general practitioners or psychiatrists who see adult patients with ASD. Specifically the individual is looking for someone in the Vancouver/ North or West Vancouver area. If you know of any general practitioners or psychiatrists who see adults with ASD, could you pass along the information to me and I will forward this information on. Thanks Cyndi


* From: "MOMS ON THE MOVE" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


My name is Michelle and I am interested in working with children aged 0-6 who have Autism. I am currently taking the Community Support Worker at Kwantlen University College, and am expected to graduate on December 14, 2004. I live in the Fleetwood (Surrey) area, and am willing to travel as far as Langley, Aldergrove, Delta, Coquitlum, New Westminster, Burnaby, and any where in between. I am interested in working at least a four hour shift or more, and am flexible and willing to work out a schedule that suits the family's needs and my needs. If you are interested, please forward your name and number to Cindy, and she will forward your information to me. Thanks a lot! Michelle


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1. BUY UNION WEEK


Did you know that Nov 26 to Dec 5 is Buy Union Week?


This is your chance to make sure what you're buying is union made. It's your chance to says no to sweatshops and yes to good jobs with decent benfits so families can live and thrive around the world.


Take the time to query the stores as to where their products come from, how much the workers who made them are paid, what their working conditions are etc. Don't assume something made in North America is not made in a sweatshop either! We're no angels and this is especially true of the clothing industry.


Use this week to wear you union pins, political party pins etc. Flag you philosophy. We can't win if we don't fight back against what sometimes seems like a tsunami of right wing gibberish.


Buy Union. Make working people happy!


Let me know what your union is planning for Buy Union Week and I'll spread the word. We've got lots of time to plan so lets get started!!


Sue

Here are some sites of interest:


www.michaelmoore.com
www.truthout.org (real news)
www.strategicthoughts.com (David Schreck- election countdown)
www.policyalternatives.ca (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives)
www.victoriacarshare.ca (car share co-op)
http://pej.org (Peace Earth Justice Victoria)
www.electionsbc.ca (REGISTER)


From: "Susan Stroud" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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2. EUROPEAN UNION'S FILM FEST

Come along for a ride (by bike, of course) through the European Union as we preview and review some of the films that will be showing during this year's European Union's Film Fest at the Pacific Cinematheque.


Your radical reel reviewers will take you to Latvia, Greece, Portugal, and the not so staid ole England...there are 20 more countries to choose from during the Fest.


The movies start on Friday, November 26th and run through to the 9th of December, only at the Pacific Cinematheque (1131 Howe in Downtown Vancouver; http://www.cinematheque.bc.ca ).


We'll open the show as we always do with the latest from Mumia Abu-
Jamal as he comments on the recent selection south of the border.


In between, we'll fill the airwaves - 102.7 FM &
http://www.coopradio.org - with as much inspiring, activist music as our
hour allows!


And since it 'tis the season to rally against the provincial government
(when hasn't it been the last 3.5 years?), a new book on the West Coast Salmon "Farming" industry provides all the history and analysis you need - in a very readable format - to form your own opinion. A Stain Upon the Sea is published by Harbour Publishing and gets a big recommendation from me simply because of the great Raeside cartoons (example: a salmon speaking to an indigenous people, "A foreign species turned up on our shores, bringing with them diseases we have no immunity to, clogging up our streams, eating our food and crowding us out." Indigenous person replies, "Yeah, tell me about it.")


From: Dave Olsen < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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3. BUSH TOPPLED IN VANCOUVER!


In Vancouver on November 30 there will be two rallies organized by StopWar.ca to oppose George Bush's visit to Canada;


one at the US Consulate at Pender and Thurlow at 12.30 p.m.,


the other at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Georgia Street, at 5 p.m.


The Coalition in Solidarity with the People of Iraq, (CESAPI) will be participating in the rally at the US Consulate by bringing a life-like sculptured 10' statue of George Bush. This statue will ceremoniously be pulled down in a similar fashion to which Saddam Hussein's statue was pulled down when the US entered Baghdad.


On the back of a pick-up truck we will show President Bush the hotspots of the city, driving him around downtown, before bringing him to his Consulate, where the 'self-proclaimed emperor of the world' will be toppled.


"Because of the destruction and death that George Bush has caused in the world since taking office, it is only fitting that Canadians symbolically pull him down from his lofty position." said organizer Irene MacInnes. "As a leader of the world, he is a very dangerous man."


"George Bush is definitely a war criminal." said Linda Taffs, a founding member of CESAPI. "Under his watch over 100,000 Iraqis have died, as well as more than 1,100 US soldiers, in an illegal war."


An astounding nearly 80% of Canadians polled said that they believe that the US is now a rogue State. Canadians will express this with their feet by joining rallies in large numbers, not only in Ottawa, but in cities all across Canada.


For more information
call Irene MacInnes, 604 737-1299.


CESAPI member groups: Voice of Women, Veterans Against Nuclear Arms, Arab Community Assoociation of BC,
Physicians for Global Survival (BC), St. Chiara Community, Religous Society of Friends (Quakers), Women's International
League for Peace and Freedom (Vancouver),


From: "Canadian Peace Alliance" < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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FOR EVENT INFORMATION ACROSS CANADA


We continue to get postings for events on November 30th around Canada.
Just this morning we recieved notices from Grand Forks and Yellowknife.
Please check out all the listings at
http://www.acp-cpa.ca/en/NOBUSHCANADA.htm

There are also more buses being booked from Ontario and Quebec. For all
those in Southern Ontario who are planning to come to Ottawa for the
actions there is a new option. If there is no bus coming form your area
(please check listings first at http://www.acp-cpa.ca/en/NOBUSHBuses.htm) then you can come into Toronto on the evening of the 29th. We have
secured space at Bloor St United church to sleep over night and then you
can get on the TCSW buses on the morning of the 30th.


Please contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it for info.

And as always see http://www.nowar-paix for the latest updates from Ottawa

Peace
Sid Lacombe
Campaign Coordinator
Canadian Peace Alliance
416-588-5555
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http://www.acp-cpa.ca


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CANADIANS ARE ASKED TO MARK BUSH'S VISIT WITH DISPLAYS OF MOURNING


A project of STUDENTS AGAINST WAR:


When Bush is in Canada, we are a country in deep mourning -- in mourning
for Margaret Hassan, for the innocent dead of Iraq, for the poor, for the
environment he plans to butcher...for the rule of international law,
democracy, human rights and a respect for the dignity of each human being
and life form on this sacred planet.


Bush represents Death. We call on Canadians to greet him by tying black
crepe or cloth ribbons to everything in sight -- our front porches, our
trees, our lampposts, car antennas ...Christmas decorations. Wear black arm
bands....hold vigils. Pray.


Please circulate as widely as you can.


Please share your ideas. contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


From: Berni Pearce < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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4. PUBLIC AWARENESS FORUM ON HIV/AIDS


Amnesty International Canada
Pacific Regional Office
#430 - 319 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 1T4


Public awareness forum on HIV/AIDS


Amnesty International, in association with Political Science 373, is presenting a free public awareness forum on the topic of HIV/AIDS on Wednesday, December 1, entitled "Being the Change". The discussion begins at 5:30 pm at the Liu Institute for Global Issues at UBC. Everyone is welcome to attend.


The panel will feature Patsy George, a board member of the Stephen Lewis Foundation and president of the United Nations Association, Vancouver chapter; Stuart F. Sutton-Jones, a communications consultant who focuses on international development issues; Max Thabiso Edkins, a student HIV/AIDS activist from the University of Cape Town, South Africa; and Philipp Heintze, a former volunteer with an orphanage in South Africa.


The panel coincides with World AIDS Day, and the recent release of a new Amnesty International report entitled "Women, HIV/AIDS and human rights", which found that more young women than men are now being infected by HIV/AIDS as violence against women and girls fuels the spread of the virus.


"The increasing spread of HIV/AIDS among women and sexual violence are interlinked. If governments are serious in their fight against the disease they also have to deal with another worldwide "pandemic": violence against women," said Amnesty International.


The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in 2003 was estimated by UNAIDS to be 35.7 million adults (of whom 17 million were women) and 2.1 million children. An increasing proportion of those infected with HIV/AIDS are women. Globally, young women are 1.6 times more likely to be living with HIV/AIDS than young men according to UNAIDS. In Sub-Saharan Africa 57% of adults living with the virus are women, and two thirds of young HIV-positive people are women and girls.


The panel discussion will be preceded by a candlelight vigil outside the Student Union Building, beginning at 4 pm, and a walk from there to the Liu Institute. The Liu Institute for Global Issues is located at 6476 NW Marine Drive, between Gates 4 and 5 on the UBC campus. For more information go to www.amnesty.bc.ca or call 604-294-5160.


Media contact:
Don Wright
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604-313-4069


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5. COMMUNICATIONS WORKSHOP

Final Reminder:


Regular rate registrations must be postmarked by November 30th to take advantage of this excellent training opportunity.
Please confirm that your registration has been received by emailing: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it


ACT - Autism Community Training


&


The Consortium for the Advancement of Child Health - Simon Fraser University


presents Dr. Pat Mirenda


Augmentative Communication & Visual Support Strategies for Communication and Problem Behaviour


Friday, December 3 & Saturday, December 4, 2004
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Fletcher Challenge Canada Theatre, Harbour Centre Campus
Simon Fraser University, 515 West Hastings, Vancouver


Why are Augmentative Communication Techniques and Visual Supports Useful?


Both augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) and visual support strategies can be very useful for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who experience challenges in the areas of communication and/or problem behaviour. Research has demonstrated that problem behaviour can be significantly decreased if individuals with ASD can communicate their needs effectively. AAC techniques such as communication books, the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), and speechgenerating computer devices can be used to help individuals who are unable to speak to communicate with others. AAC can also be useful for individuals who speak but have difficulty using their speech appropriately when they are stressed, frustrated, or anxious. Visual support strategies can also be useful for people with ASD who have a high need for predictability or who learn best when presented with visual information. These strategies provide support to individuals who engage in problem behaviour because they have difficulty understanding or retaining verbal language, whether or not they are able to speak.


The Goal of this Workshop


The goal of this workshop is to present a number of practical AAC and visual support strategies that are supported by research.


On Day 1, we will examine techniques such as visual schedules, contingency maps, supported choice making, video modeling, and social stories. On Day 2, we will examine strategies for teaching requesting, such as the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS), strategies for supporting social interaction and conversation, functional communication training for individuals with problem behaviour, and the use of speech-generating computer devices.


Who Should Attend this Workshop?


Practical examples from the research literature and case studies will be used to illustrate each technique. This workshop will be appropriate for parents, teachers, special education assistants, child care workers, group home staff, speech-language pathologists and others who support children, adolescents, and adults who experience ongoing difficulty with either expressive or receptive language or both.


The Presenter


Pat Mirenda is a Professor in the Department of Educational and Counselling Psychology and Special Education at UBC.


She lectures widely; teaches courses; and has published numerous research articles, books, and chapters about inclusive education, developmental disabilities, autism, augmentative communication, and positive behaviour support. She is currently working on the third edition of her co-authored book, Augmentative and alternative communication: Management of severe communication disorders in children and adults, which will be available in 2005. Her research includes a three-year evaluation of the outcomes of intensive early intervention on young children with autism and their families in British Columbia. Dr. Mirenda is widely respected for her engaging and thought-provoking lectures.


About SFU at Harbour Centre


There are many venues for lunch available at Harbour Centre and in the area. Ample but expensive parking is available below Harbour Centre. Cheaper lots are available in the neighbourhood. Harbour Centre is opposite Waterfront Sky Train Station and the West Coast Express Station and is easily accessible by bus.


About ACT-BC


The mission of Autism Community Training-British Columbia is to provide excellent information and training, in accordance with international best practices. Our goal is to enable parents, professionals and para-professionals to support children and adults on the autism spectrum to live productive, satisfying lives within their families and communities. For more information on upcoming ACT offerings, visit www.actbc.ca or contact us by phone at 604-982-3211 or by e-mail at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


Cheques or money orders should be made out to: Family Resource Centre. Mail to: ACT-BC, 408 E. 12th Street, North Vancouver, BC V7L 2K2. Participants should e-mail www.actbc.ca to confirm their registration.


ACT-BC is committed to respecting your privacy. We do not share information with any other organization or individual. See


www.actbc.ca for full privacy policy.


From: Autism Community Training British Columbia ACT-BC < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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6. NDP NOMINATION MEETING


The Vancouver-Kingsway NDP nomination meeting will be held
on the afternoon of Sunday December 5th, and
these last few days before the nomination meeting are crucial.

Over four years of intense work in Vancouver-Kingsway Alicia has invited hundreds of new people to take a more active part in community building and the electoral process. She has knocked on doors, written articles, and held workshops. She has tirelessly worked to rebuild our Vancouver-Kingsway NDP constituency association around the old CCF values -- a progressive constituency able to contribute to a determined struggle to defeat the corporate agenda and achieve increased internal democracy inside the NDP.

The challenge now is to organize ourselves to make sure that the people Alicia has contacted over the past four years are not left without a say at the nomination meeting. We must let them know that every single vote will count at the nomination meeting.

We must also quickly identify support from what is now a 2200 member list, and make sure that all our members show in the provincial list of members for Vancouver-Kingsway.

We need you. Give us one evening and we will give you the nomination.

We need experienced people to do phoning. We are short of experienced people.

We also need inexperienced people willing to learn.

We need people who can do some office work in general.

We need people who can help us organize nomination day by taking charge of particular areas of work.

Alicia's work over the past four years
constitutes the beginning of true empowerment for this community.
Let's make sure that the experience continues and that we take Alicia to the legislature.

Alicia has done her part. It is now time to do ours.
Give her a call at 604-879-3246 and donate an evening.


From: "Alicia for Kingsway Campaign Cttee." < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >

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7. LEFT FILM NIGHT


"SUPER SIZE ME"


7 pm, Sunday, Dec. 5
Dogwood Centre, 706 Clark Drive, Vancouver
(corner of Clark & E. Georgia)


"Super Size Me" (USA, 2004, 96 minutes) looks at the legal, financial and physical costs of North America's hunger for fast food. Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock hit the road and interviewed experts in 20 U.S. cities, living on nothing but McDonald's for an entire month.


Discussion will follow the film. Donations welcome.


Co-sponsored by Vancouver East Club CPC, Centre for Socialist Education, Young Communist League


For information, call Kimball, 604-255-2041.


From: Kimball Cariou < This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it >


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8. NEW ENERGY, ENERGIA NUEVA


"Nueva Energ'a: El Valor de de Cambiar?. N?meros investigadores ambientales creen que el desarrollo r?pido de la nueva tecnolog'a de la energ'a es crucial para evitar cat?strofe societal y planetaria. La evidencia cient'fica demuestra que podemos tener energ'a limpia, barata, descentralizada y segura.


?New Energy: The Courage to Change?


Increasing numbers of environmental researchers believe that rapid development of new energy technology is crucial to avoiding societal and planetary catastrophe. Hard scientific evidence demonstrates that we can have clean, inexpensive, decentralized and safe energy.


This Coop Radio Programme Series, hosted by Alfred Webre, will feature selected presenters from the Conference on New-Energy Alternatives in Portland, Oregon. Speakers include Dr. Steven Greer, Dr. Brian O'Leary, Mark Comings, Jeanne Manning, and Tome Valone


Listen to "New Energy: The Courage to Change" - 2 1/2 hour Coop Radio Special Programme (MP3)
http://www.animalvoices.org/alfred/BrownBaggerspecial.mp3


November 15, 2004 - Marc Comings
November 22, 2004 - Dr. Brian O'Leary
November 29, 2004 - Jeane Manning
December 6, 2004 - Tom Valone


Conference Topics Included: State-of-the-art in new energy technologies.
Overcoming suppression of new energy technologies by mainstream science, media, government and vested corporate interests.
Transition strategies to new energy and societal impacts.
Assessment criteria for selecting new energy options.
Strengthening public and private initiatives to develop new energy.
Public oversight vs. privatization of new energy development and distribution.
The speakers will address such questions as: Is severe global climate change unstoppable? Are escalating fuel prices inevitable? Is environmental deterioration preventable?


Recognizing that bold changes in public policy on a global scale are necessary to address such planetary issues, several promising high and low technology options for energy production will be explored.


from Stephen Kaplan, "THE LAUNCHING OF THE NEW ENERGY MOVEMENT"
Read Article: http://peaceinspace.blogs.com/peaceinspaceorg/2004/10/the_launching_o.html


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GRACIAS!


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9. THE MONTREAL MASSACRE


OTTAWA - This December 6 will mark 15 years since 14 young women were murdered at Montreal's ?cole Polytechnique because they were women.


Starting today and for each of the 15 days until December 6, Canadians can send a postcard a day to the Prime Minister to remind him that his government needs to do more than just make promises to help end violence against women.


"We want to remind the Prime Minister that for 15 years we have remembered these women and all women who die as a result of violence," says Canadian Labour Congress Executive Vice-President Marie Clarke Walker.


"Promises have been made to help end violence against women, promises that need to be kept. While domestic violence claimed fewer women's lives in Canada last year, one woman is too many. To be safe at home and at work, women need social and economic equality as well as funding for shelters. It's time to act," says Clarke Walker.


The postcards are available from the Canadian Labour Congress. Canadians also have the option of sending a fax each day to their Member of Parliament through the Canadian Labour Congress web site. Fax messages contain the same messages as all 15 postcards with a note asking MPs to forward copies of each fax to the Prime Minister.


The Canadian Labour Congress, the national voice of the labour movement, represents 3 million Canadian workers. The CLC brings together Canada's national and international unions along with the provincial and territorial federations of labour and 137 district labour councils. Web site: www.clc-ctc.ca


Jeff Atkinson, 613-526-7425 and 613-863-1413
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10. CHAMBER CHOIR AND CANTATA SINGERS AND TOUCH OF BRASS


Vancouver Chamber Choir Joins Vancouver Cantata Singers
and Touch of Brass for a Rousing Seasonal Programme


TROMBA! Choirs & Brass for Christmas


Date: Friday, December 10, 2004 Time: 8:00 pm
Venue: Orpheum Theatre, Vancouver


Tickets: $10 - $40 at TicketMaster, call 604.280.3311 or visit ticketmaster.ca


Vancouver, BC... As winter settles in with a chill, Jon Washburn and the Vancouver Chamber Choir are warming up for a season of musical merrymaking. They take to the Orpheum stage December 10th with the Vancouver Cantata Singers and Touch of Brass Tentet for the rousing programme of TROMBA! CHOIRS & BRASS FOR CHISTMAS.


Highlights include Giovanni Gabrieli's polychoral extravaganzas, Daniel Pinkham's ebullient Christmas Cantata, several of Stephen Chatman's Carols of the Nativity in their new guise with brass quintet and Sir David Willcocks' majestic carol settings for choirs, brass and audience.


Each choir also sings solo, presenting traditional songs of the season from many countries. The result will be an exciting brand of Yuletide festivities with Jon Washburn and Eric Hannan conducting.


"Two terrific choirs combined always brings a freshness to the sound because the singers are interacting with new people - it keeps us on our toes, always a good thing," says Washburn. "And A Touch of Brass is a long-existing professional brass quintet from this area. They recently formed a larger group called Touch of Brass Tentet, which happened to have the exact instrumentation needed for this programme.


"There's a sort of "party" ambience, too, like seeing a lot of friends that you haven't seen in a while."


Let the warmth of music stir you this winter - join the "party" with friends and family and enjoy the true meaning of the season.


About the Vancouver Chamber Choir


The Vancouver Chamber Choir sings frequently with distinguished artists and ensembles such as The King's Singers and Chanticleer, the Stockholm and Moscow Chamber Choirs; conductors Eric Ericson, Frieder Bernius, T?nu Kaljuste and Andrew Litton; singers Ben Heppner, Maureen Forrester, and Ian Partridge; guitarist Paco Pe?a, the Canadian Brass, Ancient Cultures, the Turtle Island String Quartet and many others. They may be heard on CBC radio in Canada and have been broadcast on National Public Radio's The First Art in the United States. The Choir has released over 40 recordings and CDs, including several devoted to Canadian composers such as R. Murray Schafer, Imant Raminsh, Stephen Chatman, Healey Willan and Jon Washburn.


For further information about the Vancouver Chamber Choir, its 34th concert season, educational programs, group bookings and subscription offers call 604.738.6822 or visit www.vancouverchamberchoir.com.


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11. ECO-CHALLENGE OF THE 21ST CENTURY


WORLD FEDERALIST MEETING


TOPIC


The Ecological Challenge of the 21st Century


? Symptoms of the global environmental and social crisis,
? root causes of the crisis, and
? ideas for building a sustainable future.


Chris Mott - Masters of Engineering student and Sustainability Ambassador at UBC
Bronwyn Maxwell - Independent Scholar of Ecological Economics


Followed by discussion and refreshments.


Thursday, December 16, 2004
7:30 pm
Unitarian Church Centre,
949 W.49th Ave. at Oak St., Vancouver.


All welcome. Free Parking. No charge.


MORE INFORMATION:


Or to add your name to the meeting reminder e-mail list,
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The World Federalists of Canada -Vancouver Branch meets at this location the third Thursday of every month. The general public is cordially invited to attend.


World Federalists promote the development of democratic world institutions to make and enforce world law.


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12. STEP UP TO SOCIAL SKILLS


A program for children aged 9 to 17


Winter Program


This program has been designed for all children who are at risk in peer relationship development. They would include children with High Functioning Autism, ADD, Giftedness and Asperger?s, as well as children with no diagnosis in place.


The goal of this program is to help your children develop the motivation, conversation and social skills needed to have positive, effective and lasting relationships with their peers and community members.


We all want your child to succeed. To accomplish this, the program combines the elements of placement, intensity, duration and follow up.


PLACEMENT


Your child will be screened in order to place them successfully with the most compatible match of therapist and child. There will be a total of four children in any given program. Two trained and experienced therapists will be working with your children in both groupings of two children with one therapist and four children with two therapists.


INTENSITY


Your child will be working for two hours 2 times a week. Sessions will be split between one therapist working intensely with two children to introduce and teach new concepts, and when appropriate the four children coming together with two therapists in a more natural situation to interact and practice the skills learned.

Children learn through a variety of methods, therefore, many methods will be used to convey the material to your children such as discussions, role-playing, visual cues, creating scenarios and poster cards


DURATION


The program consists of four distinct levels of learning opportunities, ranging from basic skills to the more advanced. Step Up Level I, which will last for approximately 11 weeks, will cover such learning opportunities as Conversation Stoppers, Body Language and Feedback. Step Up Level II will cover topics like Reputation and Maintaining Friendships. Through an ongoing program your child will have the opportunity for continuous skill building.


FOLLOW-UP


In order to bring these new learned skills to a level of generalization in your child?s life, each child will have their own communication binder. The purpose of this binder is to inform you and your child?s teachers of what your child has mastered what is being worked on and what you and/or the school can try to work on in between sessions. It also allows you and the school to communicate with us. The therapist and I invite parent input at all times either by writing in the communication book or by speaking with us privately when your child is not present. Worksheets, cues and skill builders will be sent home in the book to help you to continue to work with your children.


If you feel your child would benefit from more intensive follow-up, the therapists are also available for one-on-one sessions in your home, school or community settings.


COST


The cost of the Step Up program is $40 per hour. The program is run in two, 2-hour sessions per week for 10 weeks. The total cost is $1,600. All materials are included. This program falls under Ministry funding guidelines. Start date is January 7, 2005.


No fee will be charged to parents for initial screenings prior to registration. There is a $30 registration fee for continuing students and $50 fee for those children beginning the program.


LOCATION & TIMES


Classes will be on Monday and Thursday or on Sunday and Wednesday (except for holidays) . Your child?s class time will either be from 3:45 until 5:45 PM or from 6:15 until 8:15 PM. Please advise Sarina Kier of your preference. Start date is January 7, 2005.


Class location is at #264-2025 W 42nd Ave. That is 42nd Ave. just east of Arbutus in Kerrisdale.


THE TEAM


The people involved in your child?s Step Up to Social Skills program are Sarina Kier BA MA, Program Director, Adam Easterbrook BA, Senior Therapist


Sarina Kier BA MA


Sarina received her Master?s degree in Integrated Special Education and Health. Sarina is a Health and Education Consultant in private practice in Vancouver. She has been involved in special needs education, health and advocacy for the past ten years. She sits on the Special Education Advisory Committee for the district of Vancouver.


Adam Easterbrook BA
Adam graduated from UBC with first class honours in psychology and sociology.
He has been trained as an ABA therapist and is currently working privately with autistic children. Adam has also developed a personalized therapy program for an autistic youth.


To set up your child?s screening interview or to have any of your questions answered regarding this program please call Sarina Kier at 604-264-8481.


The following is a list of additional learning opportunities for your children:


1 .Children not ready for a group setting may receive the same programming on a one- on- one basis by Step Up therapists. Available for in home sessions.


2. Parents who can arrange an appropriate dyad can have the program carried out in their own home setting


3. Additional one-on-one sessions will be offered to students needing concentrated therapy
within the program.


4. Supervised playdates can be arranged using Step Up therapists for therapeutic intervention and skill generalization


5. Ongoing monthly evening training sessions for parents to help them to facilitate their children?s progress


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13. NO ONE IS ILLEGAL NEWS


On Thursday, November 18, 2004, the jury found Justin Goodman guilty of
all three counts: assisting escape from lawful custody, assault on a peace
officer, and obstruction of a peace officer. Crown counsel said that the
obstruction charge would be stayed, as it was an alternative.


Justin's sentencing date is Thursday, December 2, 2004, at 9:00 am,
British Columbia Supreme Court, 800 Smithe Street, Vancouver.


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Haiti: Killing Democracy
a documentary in Progress
by Kevin Pina


Canadian premiere of explosive post-coup footage !!!


7:00 pm/Dogwood Centre 706 Clark Drive/December 3rd


******* live discussion with the filmmaker******


Screening of documentary footage covering events since February 29th
Canada/ U.S / France-supported overthrow of democratically elected
President Jean Bertrand Aristide. Social and refreshments to follow.


Discussion about Canada's lead role in subverting Haiti's
democracy and repressing popular movement. Presented by the Haiti Action
Committee
Endorsed by StopWar.ca,Canadian Cuban Friendship Association.
( All proceeds will go to the Haiti Information Project)


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Queer Refugees Need Your Help!


The Rainbow Refugee Committee
a group which supports queer refugees and refugee claimants,
presents:


A Community Theatre and Forum


This event is being held to educate about the plight of LGTB refugees,
their challenges in accessing welfare, and to highlight the needs for
short term emergency housing. There will be a skit performed by queer
refugee claimants and a Q&A. All sympathetic community members are
encouraged to attend.


Thursday December 2nd 7-9pm
St. John's United Church
1401 Comox St.


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Adil Charkaoui, a father of two and a student of French literature, has
spent almost 18 months in a Montreal prison. He has been neither convicted
nor even charged with any crime. Using a ? security certificate ?, the
Canadian government has the power to imprison refugees and permanent
residents without charge, under secret evidence.


Deprived of his liberty, of his right to be presumed innocent, and of a
fair trial, Charkaoui, like the other four Muslim men held under
certificates, faces deportation to his country of origin, even though
there is a serious risk that he will be tortured upon his return.


In his first open letter to the public from prison, Charkaoui draws on
Emile Zola's famous letter, J'Accuse, written in 1898 about "the Dreyfuss
affair." Dreyfuss, a Jew, was a ready scapegoat for political interests in
the deeply anti-semitic climate of late 19th century France. Dreyfuss was
tried under a secret court martial.


Making the parallels with his own case, Charkaoui elaborates on two recent
incidents: his fellow prisoners asking him if he is related to Al Zarqawi
of the Iraqi resistance in Fallujah; and the remark made by the judge
presiding over a recent hearing of his case, who said that a simple
statement of innocence by Charkaoui would be enough to see him freed.




A NEW DREFUSS AFFAIR IN CANADA
Crime: Arab and Muslim after September 11th


Phonetics lesson


First off, a clarification: my name is Charkaoui, not Zarkaoui. "Ch" and
"z" are of course both palatal fricatives; however, the former is
voiceless whereas the latter is voiced. This word of caution is addressed
to all suffering from paranoia, if not to say simple incompetence, both
here and overseas.


He, according to rumours, directs the Iraqi resistance in Falluja and is
the brain behind a plethora of attacks across the globe. I, on the other
hand, have, to date, directed no more than a 2 for 1 pizzeria and the only
"attacks" in which I have dabbled in the past were on the reserve of
certain uptight women.


He, according to the unbridled imagination of the embedded media, has
instigated repeated explosions; the only "bomb" to which I wish to
contribute is demographic! My wife and I ardently hope to at least double
the number of children that we already have.


He, again according to Uncle Sam, spends his days mixing powder and
dynamite. I am more into mixing styles; literary, of course!


Desperately seeking justice


To the proposal of the Honourable Judge S. Noel (that I should declare that
I am not guilty in exchange for unconditional liberty), I respond as
follows: for seventeen months, I have shouted to the four winds, to all
who
would hear, that I am innocent of all the charges made by CSIS, that I have
never been and that I am not a member of Al Qaeda, and that I reject all
forms of terrorism - including state terrorism.


And for the gazillionth time, I challenge CSIS to provide evidence to
corroborate its allegations, in the context of a just and fair trial,
according to the rules of international law.


I demand neither liberty nor protection but simply to be judged according
to the same legal standards that apply to the worst of pedophiles and
serial killers.


I demand:
- To be presumed innocent
- The constitutional right to see the so-called secret evidence
- The constitutional right to cross-examine alleged informants
- The right to appeal


I denounce:
- Secret trials
- Racial profiling
- Ex-parte and in camera sessions
- Drift towards the arbitrary
- The instrumentalisation of fear
- The blurring of the political and the juridical


Finally, I accuse CSIS of targeting Arab and Muslim communities (by means
of harassment, intimidation) after 11 September, of sub-contracting
torture to countries like Syria and Jordan (e.g. torture by rendition in
the Arar affair).


I accuse the former Ministers Denis Coderre and Wayne Easter of having
signed a security certificate against me, thereby depriving me of all my
civil rights, before CSIS's allegations have been proven in an independent
court.


I accuse the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of having obtained on CSIS's
behalf diplomatic assurances in order to facilitate my deportation to what
the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration Canada, Amnesty International
and Human Rights Watch have described as a serious risk of death, torture
and cruel and unusual punishment.


I accuse the Border Services Agency, which falls under the new Ministry of
Public Safety, of recommending deportation to countries which practice
torture and use the death penalty.


Adil Charkaoui


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The No One is Illegal campaign is in full confrontation with Canadian
colonial border policies, denouncing and taking action to combat racial
profiling of immigrants and refugees, detention and deportation policies,
and wage-slave conditions of migrant workers and non-status people.


We struggle for the right for our communities to maintain their
livelihoods and resist war, occupation and displacement, while building
alliances and supporting indigenous sisters and brothers also fighting
theft of land and displacement.


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14. BUSH TERROR FILM TOUR


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Black Cat Productions presents:


BUSH TERROR Film Tour
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushterror.pdf


Nov. 29 - Dec. 9, 2004
8 Cities / 9 Screenings
Victoria, Duncan, Nanaimo, Cumberland, Courtenay, Vancouver, Gibsons,
Roberts Creek


VICTORIA


Monday Nov. 29 and Tuesday Nov. 30
Camosun College
Lansdowne Campus
Fisher Bldg, Room F100


Doors open at 8 PM, films begin at 8:30
$10 admission, $8 low-income
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushvictoria.pdf


See below for full tour date and venue details.


Following up on the public's overwhelming thirst for infomation
surrounding the events of September 11, 2001, Black Cat Productions
continues its mission to spread critical information, analysis, and
awareness through film and discussion. We are pleased to announce the
"Bush Terror Film Tour" beginning in Victoria on Nov. 30th. The tour heads
up-island to Nanaimo and the Comox Valley before heading to Vancouver and
the Sunshine Coast.


Black Cat's previous road show "911 EMERGENCY" toured the lower mainland
and Vancouver Island in mid-September with a three and a half hour film
presentation which seriously questioned the official story of Sept. 11.
The tour was an overwhelming success with sold-out screenings and
near-capacity crowds at every venue. The Bush Terror Tour follows up with
new and updated information about 9-11, and uncovers the insidious agenda
of the neo-conservative Bush administration who are using Sept. 11 to
usher in their global plans.


Two films will be screened, followed by discussion on the questions:
"Where do we go from here?" and, "What can we do?"


The first film, "THE GREAT CONSPIRACY: The 9/11 News Special You Never
Saw" is the sequel to The Great Deception, the ground-breaking video by
Barrie Zwicker, much of which was featured in the 911 EMERGENCY tour.
Zwicker was the first mainstream journalist in the world to ask hard
questions, in early 2002, about the official story of the events of 9-11.


In The Great Conspiracy, Zwicker analyses the use of fear to befuddle the
public, and deconstructs the so-called "war on terrorism" as a public
control mechanism. He then examines in depth the failure of the military
to function on 9-11 and the entirely inappropriate behaviour of the
president and his aides that day. Finally, the resistance of the White
House to any proper investigation, the extreme taintedness of the 9-11
commission and its drastic underperformance are examined.


Throughout, the compliance and complicity of the mainstream media in
maintaining a trance of ignorance is addressed. And the responsibility of
each thinking citizen emphasized at the end.


The second film, "HIJACKING CATASTROPHE: 9/11, Fear & the Selling of
American Empire" examines how a radical fringe of the Republican Party has
used the trauma of the 9-11 terror attacks to advance a pre-existing
agenda to radically transform American foreign policy while rolling back
civil liberties and social programs at home.


The documentary places the Bush administration's false justifications for
war in Iraq within the larger context of a two-decade struggle by
neo-conservatives to dramatically increase military spending in the wake
of the Cold War, and to expand American power globally by means of
military force.


Narrated by Julian Bond, Hijacking Catastrophe features interviews with
more than twenty prominent political observers, including Pentagon
whistleblower Lt. Colonel Karen Kwiatkowski, who witnessed first-hand how
the Bush Administration set up a sophisticated propaganda operation to
link the anxieties generated by 9-11 to a pre-existing foreign policy
agenda that included a preemptive war on Iraq.


Joining Kwiatkowski in a wide-ranging, accessible, and ultimately
empowering analysis of American foreign policy, media manipulation, and
their global and domestic implications, are former Chief UN Weapons
Inspector Scott Ritter, former Pentagon analyst Daniel Ellsberg, Nobel
Peace Prize Laureate Jody Williams, author Norman Mailer, MIT professor
Noam Chomsky, Code Pink founder Medea Benjamin, defense policy analyst
William Hartung, author Chalmers Johnson, and Army Special Forces Master
Sergeant Stan Goff (Ret.).


For more information contact:


David Barbarash
604-886-2780
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Dates, Location and Venue Details


VICTORIA - Nov. 29 and 30
Camosun College
Lansdowne Campus
Fisher Bldg, Room F100
Doors open at 8 PM, films begin at 8:30
$10 admission, $8 low-income
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushvictoria.pdf


DUNCAN - Dec. 1
Duncan Garage Showroom
201-330 Duncan St.
Doors open at 6:30 PM, films begin at 7:00
$10 admission, $8 low-income
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushduncan.pdf


NANAIMO - Dec. 2
Malaspina University-College
Bldg. 355, Room 203
Doors open at 6:30 PM, films begin at 7:00
suggested donation $5 - $10
A special Worldbridger presentation sponsored by the Dept. of Anthropology
and Dept. of Political Science.
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushnanaimo.pdf


CUMBERLAND - Dec. 3
The Abbey
2689 Penryth Ave.
Doors open at 6:30 PM, films begin at 7:00
$10 admission, $8 low-income
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushcomoxvalley.pdf


COURTENAY - Dec. 4
BCGEU Building
910 Fitzgerald Ave., Room 210
Doors open at 6:30 PM, films begin at 7:00
$10 admission, $8 low-income
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushcomoxvalley.pdf


VANCOUVER - Dec. 7
SFU Harbour Centre
515 West Hastings St.
Labbatt Hall, Room 1700
Doors open at 6:30 PM, films begin at 7:00
$10 admission, $8 low-income
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushvancouver.pdf


GIBSONS - Dec. 8
Heritage Playhouse
Doors open at 7 PM, films begin at 7:30
$10 admission, $8 low-income
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushsunshinecoast.pdf


ROBERTS CREEK - Dec. 9
Roberts Creek Hall
Doors open at 7 PM, films begin at 7:30
$10 admission, $8 low-income
http://users.resist.ca/~blackcat/bushsunshinecoast.pdf


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15. NORTH SHORE ACTIVITIES CALENDAR


North Shore Disability Resource Centre


NSDRC Events:


Seasonal Celebration for NSDRC - People We Support & Staff


Thursday, December 9th from 6:00 - 12:00 p.m. @ Lonsdale Quay Hotel, Atrium 123 Carrie Cates Court, North Vancouver (3RD Floor) - Tickets $10.00 see your Manager or call the office.


Winter Solstice Party


Tuesday, December 21st from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. - at the Office. Come join us in celebrating the shortest day of the year, crafts, gingerbread houses and seasonal cheer.


Cool Winter Skate


Wednesday, January 19th, 2005 - 3:30 - 5:00 p.m. - at Karen Magnussen. Admission cost:
$2.25 - $4.80 (depending on age), Skate rental - $2.50, Helmut rental - $1.00. Hot
chocolate will be supplied, come have fun!


Community Events and Activities:


Free Parenting Workshops - open to the community


Tuesday from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. @ #205 - 123 East 15th Street (at Lonsdale)
Continuous intake - 8 three hour sessions from now till April 2005
Led by professional facilitators. To register call: Sheela @ 604 985-2202 ext. 227


Augmentative Communication & Visual Support Strategies for Communication
& Problem Behaviours


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