Every month in BC there are actions against GMOs involving hundreds of people. Get involved in your community – become part of the movement. Below is a round up of the main actions in March and upcoming events for the next few weeks.
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March: Tewkla village in northwestern BC becomes the 11th GE Free Zone in the Province. Congratulations to GE activists in Tewkla.
March: Two GE acvitists, Arzeena Hamir and Carmen Wakefield, made a presentation to the Comox Valley Regional District asking them to support a Vancouver Island wide resolution against GE crops proposed by Metchosin Council.
The Comox Valley Echo held an online vote and 79% were in favour of banning GMOs.
March: the GE Free Vancouver group had its first meeting at the Mobius Cafe, which is a GE Free zone in central Vancouver. If you want to get involved in making Vancouver a GE Free zone, contact email@example.com
March 26th: Doreen Dewell speaks to the issue of GMOs and health. Time: 2:30 to 4:30
For more information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
April 11th: Screening of movie Food Matters in Langley
April 14th: the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities votes on resolution to turn Vancouver Island and surrounding communities into a GE Free zone. This is a major campaign across Vancouver Island led by GE Watch Comox Valley
Sign the petition to support a GE Free Vancouver Island. Petitions do make a difference – as part of a broader campaign:
April: screening of the movie Genetic Roulette in Williams Lake
Check https://www.facebook.com/WilliamsLakeFilmClub/timeline for details