CoV Media Advisory: Mayor Gregor Robertson and Chief Dr. Robert Joseph to launch Year of Reconciliation at Aboriginal Summit
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Subject: CoV Media Advisory: Mayor Gregor Robertson and Chief Dr. Robert
Joseph to launch Year of Reconciliation at Aboriginal Summit
City of Vancouver
June 19, 2013
Mayor Gregor Robertson and Chief Dr. Robert Joseph to launch Year of
Reconciliation at Aboriginal Summit
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson and Chief Dr. Robert
Joseph, Ambassador for Reconciliation Canada, will launch Vancouver's Year
of Reconciliation tomorrow at the City of Vancouver's Aboriginal
Reconciliation Summit at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue.
Mayor Robertson and Chief Joseph will announce upcoming plans to celebrate
the Year of Reconciliation in Vancouver, including the Walk for
Reconciliation in downtown Vancouver on September 22, 2013.
The Mayor and Chief Joseph will be available to answer questions from the
media before the Summit begins.
When: Thursday, June 20, 2013
Where: Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue
ICBC Concourse Hall (downstairs)
580 West Hastings Street (at Seymour)
About the Year of Reconciliation Aboriginal Summit:
Following a traditional Nisga'a drum drill and spoken word performance by
Jerilynn Webster, the Summit program will include contributions from the
Squamish, Musqueam and Tsleil Waututh Nations, Mayor Gregor Robertson,
Vancouver City Councillor Andrea Reimer, Vancouver City Manager Penny
Ballem, BC Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Jody Raybould-Wilson,
Union of BC Indian Chiefs President Stewart Phillip, First Nations Summit
Grand Executive Member Cheryl Casimer, and Metro Vancouver Aboriginal
Executive Council representative Christine Martin. The Summit event will run
from 10 am to 3 pm.
Lesli Boldt for Reconciliation Canada
Office: 604.662.3500 Mobile: 778.772.5682
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