Central Community Park will see an afternoon-long event Saturday in Chilliwack focused on issues of sustainability.
Called ‘Rally For the Valley: Empowering a Sustainable Future’ it will feature speakers, music, and activities hosted by the Pipe Up Network and Sierra Club B.C., said Michael Hale of Pipe Up.
“We’re initiating a community conversation about creating sustainable communities, and bringing that conversation to the valley,” he said.
A welcome will be offered by Grand Chief Clarence Pennier of the Sto:lo Tribal Council, and speakers will include: ◦ Ben West, Tanker Free BC,
◦ Gwen Barlee, Wilderness Committee
◦ Eddie Gardner, Fraser Valley Farmed Atlantic Salmon Boycott,
◦ David Scott, Raincoast Conservation Foundation,
◦ Justine Nelson, PIPE UP Network.
The rally is Saturday, Sept. 12, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Central Community Park.