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2016 Annual Convention in Calabogie

Thu, 05/12/2016 - 11:00

Media Advisory
May 11, 2016
 
GPO 2016 Annual Convention in Calabogie
 
Calabogie, ON - GPO leader Mike Schreiner, will join Green Party members from across the province for the GPO Annual Convention this weekend at Calabogie Peaks Resort in Calabogie.
 
Support for a Basic Annual Income, introducing presumed consent for organ donations, and encouraging more active play in schools will be among the policies considered by Green Party members at the convention.
 
When:   Friday May 13 at 6pm to Sunday May 15 at 3pm
 
Where: Calabogie Peaks Resort 30 Barrett Chute Rd Calabogie, ON K0J 1H0
 
What:    GPO Annual Convention (AGM and Policy Convention)
 
Media Availability: Media are welcome to register. Mike Schreiner will hold a media scrum immediately following his keynote speech, approximately 1:30 pm on Saturday. 
         
Who:  Keynote speakers include:

  • Mike Schreiner, leader of the GPO
  • Jo-Ann Roberts, federal Green Party candidate and former CBC radio host
  • Jose Etcheverry, Associate Professor and Co-Chair of the SEI in the Faculty of Environmental Studies of York University
  • Neil Kudrinko, entrepreneur and owner of Kudrinko’s independent grocery
  • Caroline Lucas, first elected Green MP in the United Kingdom

The full agenda can be found online at www.gpo.ca/agenda16

 
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