Tag Archives: GE Free zones

Help Comox Valley go GE Free

Please sign the petition to make the Comox Valley a GE Free zone.

http://www.thepetitionsite.com/571/427/128/petition-for-a-ge-free-comox-valley/

We already have 15 individual GE Free zones in BC, with other municipalities working to become GE Free- for more details go to:

https://gefreebc.wordpress.com/2013/06/15/where-are-the-61-ge-free-zones-in-bc/

Email us at gefreebc07@yahoo.ca if you would like more info.

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Help Campbell River become a GE free zone: March 4th Council meeting

On March 4th at 6.30 pm the Campbell River City Council will hear a delegation asking the Council to pass a GE free resolution.

If you are nearby please go to the Council meeting and lend your support.

In BC 14 municipalities have passed GE Free resolutions and in September 2013 the Union of BC Municipalities (all municipalities in BC) voted in favour of asking the BC government to stop GE crops in the Province.

For more information check out:

https://gefreebc.wordpress.com/2013/06/15/where-are-the-61-ge-free-zones-in-bc/

https://gefreebc.wordpress.com/resources-for-ge-free-bc/

Support a GE Free zone in the North Okanagan

PLEASE TAKE 2 MINUTES TODAY…
The Regional District Board of Directors’ meeting is Wednesday Nov. 6th from 4 PM to 8 PM. We’re told they will discuss our request on becoming GMO crop Free. It’s important for RDNO to make a statement supporting this and send a clear message to our provincial Representative who will at some point have to support or deny the motion voted on at UBCM.

Below is the email Bee SAFE sent to the staff of RDNO asking them to remind the board of why they should support our request. Continue reading

200 people turn up to say no to Monsanto in the North Okanagan

Press release from BeeSafe Monashees

Close to 200 people of all ages, from all over the regional district, came to the Regional Agricultural Advisory Committee (RAAC) meeting Wednesday night, to remind NORD that making a decision on becoming GMO free in the region is pressing. People are fed up with what they see as delaying tactics and expect the RAAC to make a clear statement advising NORD on the future of agriculture in the region. Continue reading

Port Coquitlam GE Free meet-up

If you are in Port Coquitlam and would like to join a group working to make PoCo a GE Free zone, as well as our other campaigns against GE crops and animals, go to  the following

http://www.meetup.com/Tri-Cities-in-Action-for-Sustainable-Food/

18th September morning – support a BC wide resolution against GE crops

The Union of BC Annual Meeting is just around the corner – join us on the 18th September from 7-10 a.m. at the Vancouver Convention Centre

Print the flyer below and make your voice heard

UBCM Flyer.print

Help make Nanaimo a GE free zone

Nanaimo City Council will meet at 4.30pm on the 26th August to hear a request for a GE Free zone resolution.

Help make Nanaimo GE Free!!! Come out and support the resolution, tell your friends and family.

Go to the Shaw Auditorium in the Vancouver Island Conference Centre located at 101 Gordon St in Nanaimo. Parking is available, in an underground parking garage located at Gordon St and Museum Way. Parking can also be accessed off Front St.
From the north: Parkway, highway 19, turn left onto Jingle Pot Rd (signs Jingle Pot/City Centre). Continue onto Third St. Continue onto Fitzwilliam St. Continue onto Bastion St. Turn right onto Commercial St. Destination will be on the left.