Vancouver is joining cities across the world in protesting against agricultural company, Monsanto. Hosted by, marchagainstmonsantovancouver.org, the event will take a family approach this year with educational entertainment for children available. Pets, family, and friends are welcome!
10-1030am - Live music provided by Earthbound George
10:35-10:45am - Tony Mitra, tonu.org, speaking on the issue of government corruption which allows genetically engineered foods and toxic agricultural chemicals in the food supply. Also discusses what you can do to "push back against this menace."
10:50-11:10am - Kenneth H Young CD, retired decorated Canadian Military, speaking on the rainbow chemicals created by Monsanto and how they intertwine with our food supply.
11:15am-11:25am - Daniel Bissonnette, 9 year old pro-organic activist informs us how we can make the change in our own lives, in a positive way.
11:25-11:35am - Lili Dion, event organizer, touches on the affirmative action that you can take, provided by GE Free BC, in attendance at the event. Overview of general March guidelines, introduction of the Coast Salish Elders present, Shawna Green leading our march on unceded Coast Salish territory.
11:35-12noon - March! (Event route will be posted around the event grounds).
12:05-12:45pm - Dr. Thierry Vrain, former pro-GMO scientist and retired genetic engineer and soil biologist with Agriculture Canada, presents on the damaging effects of Glyposhate (RoundUp) on the human body and the environment.
12:45pm-1:05pm - Dr. Vrain answers your questions.
1:10-1:20pm - Announcement of winners of fundraising raffles.
For further details, vist: http://www.marchagainstmonsantovancouver.org/
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