Advisory: Elizabeth May participates in the Walk for the Salish Sea

(OTTAWA) – Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada (MP, Saanich-Gulf Islands), participates in several events for the Walk for the Salish Sea, a four-day walk and fundraiser from Songhees to Tsleil-waututh territory (Victoria to Burnaby, B.C.). The Walk is in unity and solidarity with First Nations and other groups to protect global climate and the Salish Sea marine ecosystems from the threat of expanded bitumen pipelines and tanker traffic.

Ms. May will speak at the Walk launch and participate in the Walk and at planned events each day. For a complete list of participating organizations and events, visit the Facebook event page.

Event Details

Walk for the Salish Sea launch 

Date: Thursday, May 25
Time: 7:45 AM to 9:00 AM*
Location: Mile ‘0’, 1 Douglas Street, Victoria, B.C.

Pulling Together All Nations Gathering Against Kinder Morgan

Date: Thursday, May 25
Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Tsawout Gymnasium: 7728 Tetayut Rd., Tsawout First Nation, Saanichton, B.C., V8M 2E4

Oil Free Salish Sea Rally 

Date: Friday, May 26
Time: 1:00 PM sailing
Location: Aboard BC Ferries, departing Swartz Bay to Tsawwassen

Fossil Fuel Freedom Festival

Date: Sunday, May 28
Time: Starts 2:30 PM
Location: Westridge Park, 320 Cliff Avenue, Burnaby, B.C.

*all times local

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For additional information or to arrange an interview, contact:
Dan Palmer
Press Secretary | Attaché de presse
m: (613) 614-4916