Federal Vancouver Green Party candidates hold press conference today in Vancouver to discuss English Bay fuel spill

(OTTAWA) - Federal Vancouver Green Party candidates, Claire Martin, Lynne Quarmby and Ken Melamed will host a press conference today in Vancouver to discuss the impact of the English Bay fuel spill.

Speaking at the Conference are:

· Claire Martin, Green Party candidate for North Vancouver

· Lynne Quarmby, the Green Party’s Science Policy Critic and candidate for Burnaby North – Seymour

· Ken Melamed, the Green Party’s Finance Critic and candidate for West Vancouver – Sunshine Coast – Sea to Sky Country

Councillor Adriane Carr, Leader of the Vancouver Green Party, will also attend.


Event Details

Date: Saturday, April 11, 2015

Time: 9:30 a.m. (PDT)

Location: English Bay, 1700 Beach Ave., Vancouver, B.C.


For additional information or to arrange an interview, contact:

Julian Morelli
Director of Communications
Green Party of Canada
cell: (613) 614 4916
office: (613) 562 4916 (224)



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