Monthly Archives: September 2011

Hear Lucy Sharratt in Courtenay Friday and Campbell River Saturday

Last chance to meet Lucy this time around for her tour in BC. We have had an amazing response to the tour so far and the movement against GMOs in BC is alive and spreading.

Friday September 30
Courtenay
7:00 – 9:00pm Lucy Sharratt will talk and answer your questions. Free Admission.
9:30pm Music Benefit with Shane Philip! Admission by donation. Join us for revelry and dancing to the the music of multi-instrumentalist Shane Philip www.shanephilip.com
Royal Canadian Legion Br 017, 367 Cliffe Ave. Courtenay
Presented by CBAN, the Society for a GE Free BC, and GE Watch Comox Valley

Saturday October 1
Campbell River
2:00 – 3:30 Timberline/North Island College Auditorium, 1681 South Dogwood Street.
Featuring Lucy Sharratt, CBAN Coordinator.
Presented by CBAN and the Society for a GE Free BC

Hear Lucy Sharratt on GMOs in Richmond 29th September

Thursday September 29
Richmond
7:00PM-9:00PM, Ralph Fisher Auditorium, Richmond Hospital
Featuring Lucy Sharratt, CBAN Coordinator and April Reeves, The Society for a GE Free BC.
Presented by CBAN, the Society for a GE Free BC and the Richmond Food Security Society

Lucy is talking to full houses wherever she goes. Get the real scoop on GMOs in Richmond Thursday night, and find out what to do about them.

US Govt. study shows significant levels of Roundup in air and water

Significant levels of the world’s most-used herbicide have been detected in air and water samples from two U.S. farm states, government scientists said on Wednesday, in groundbreaking research on the active ingredient in Monsanto Co’s Roundup.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/08/31/us-glyphosate-pollution-idUSTRE77U61720110831

Hear Lucy Sharratt in Vancouver 26th September 7pm

Monday September 26
Vancouver
7:00PM-9:00PM

Vancouver Public Library, Peter McKay + Van Dusen rooms, Free Admission
Featuring Lucy Sharratt, CBAN Coordinator.
Presented by CBAN, the Society for a GE Free BC, Vancouver Council of Canadians, and Health Action Network Society (HANS)

http://www.cban.ca/Events

Meet Lucy Sharratt at Trout Lake and in Langley on Saturday

Saturday September 24
Vancouver
9:00 – 2:00 Trout Lake Farmers Market. Come and visit the CBAN/GE Free BC table!
North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park at Trout Lake
Between Templeton and Lakewood south of the 13th Avenue Alley

Saturday September 24
Langley
Find the CBAN table and talk to Lucy Sharratt, CBAN Coordinator
2:00 – 6:00PM Nature’s Fare store, Langley
#120 – 19880 Langley Bypass 200th, St. Access

Lucy is coming to Vancouver on Saturday

For full details go to http://www.cban.ca/Events

Saturday September 24
Vancouver
9:00 – 2:00 Trout Lake Farmers Market. Come and visit the CBAN/GE Free BC table!
North Parking Lot of John Hendry Park at Trout Lake
Between Templeton and Lakewood south of the 13th Avenue Alley

Saturday September 24
Langley
Find the CBAN table and talk to Lucy Sharratt, CBAN Coordinator
2:00 – 6:00PM Nature’s Fare store, Langley
#120 – 19880 Langley Bypass 200th, St. Access

Hear Lucy Sharratt in Princeton on the 22nd September

This is part of the CBAN tour of BC. Keep coming back to the blog for updates or go to http://www.cban.ca/Events

Thursday, September 22
Princeton
7:00PM – 9:00PM Princeton Legion, 170 Bridge Street, Free Admission
Featuring Lucy Sharratt, CBAN Coordinator, with Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior and other panelists.
Hosted by Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior. Co-sponsored by CBAN, The Society for a GE Free BC, and Save Our Similkameen (SOS)

Hear Lucy Sharratt from CBAN on GMOs in Osoyoos and Keremeos on Wednesday

Go to http://www.cban.ca/Events for more details

Wednesday September 21
Osoyoos
2:00 PM Sonora Centre, 8505 68th Avenue, Osoyoos, Free Admission
Featuring Lucy Sharratt, CBAN Coordinator, with Allan Patton, Oliver farmer and Regional District director and Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior.
Hosted by Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior. Co-sponsored by CBAN and The Society for a GE Free BC.

Wednesday September 21
Keremeos
7:00-9:00 PM Victory Hall, 427 7th Avenue, Keremeos, Free Admission
Featuring Lucy Sharratt, CBAN Coordinator, with Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior; Andrea Turner, Similkameen Okanagan Organic Producers Association; and Lee McFadyen, Live Earth Organic Growers Association.
Hosted by Alex Atamanenko, MP for BC Southern Interior. Co-sponsored by CBAN and The Society for a GE Free BC.

Beekeepers win major court victory against Monsanto in Europe

A court ruling this week could have major implications for the planting of GE crops in Europe, and for Canadian exports of honey. See the article and link below.

EU Court Puts Limits on Modified Honey

Associated Press, September 6 2011

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/wireStory?id=14456268 Continue reading