Join an action against GMOs in your community now

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.

You can become a member of GE Free BC by clicking on the donate button on the right hand side of this page.

March: Tewkla village in northwestern BC becomes the 11th GE Free Zone in the Province. Congratulations to GE activists in Tewkla.

https://gefreebc.wordpress.com/2013/03/21/breaking-news-telkwa-becomes-the-11th-ge-free-zone-in-bc/

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.

http://www.vancouversun.com/technology/Comox+Valley+farming+delegations+debating+over+genetically/8109918/story.html

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 gefreebc07@yahoo.ca

Upcoming events:

March 26th: Doreen Dewell speaks to the issue of GMOs and health. Time:    2:30 to 4:30

Place: University of Fraser Valley, Abbotsford , Room A312 in A Building
For more details contact: thebigph@gmail.com

 

March  28th: screening of the movie Genetic Roulette in Langley

 

March 30th: rally against the GE apple in the Okanagan
11-12 pm at the Parkinson Recreation Center (Kelowna) overpass
For more information contact: truefoodfoundation@shaw.ca

 

April 7th: Lana Popham, NDP Agriculture Critic, speaks in North Vancouver. Lana  introduced our petition against the GMO apple with 5500 names on it into the BC legislature about 10 days ago.
Buddha-Full 106 1st St W #101
4.30-6.30
For more information contact: gefreebc07@yahoo.ca 

April 9th: National day of action against GE alfalfa, organised by CBAN and the NFU
Join a protest in your community, for more information contact: coordinator@cban.ca 

April 11th: Thierry Vrain talks at Van Dusen Gardens. Geneticist, anti-GMO activist and organic farmers speaks to the dangers of GMOs.

For more information contact: gefreebc07@yahoo.ca

April 11th: Screening of movie Food Matters in Langley

www.gmofreelangley.com

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:

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/648/428/554/declare-vancouver-island-a-ge-free-zone/

April: screening of the movie Genetic Roulette in Williams Lake

Check https://www.facebook.com/WilliamsLakeFilmClub/timeline for details

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