I apologize for the numerous emails, but the Wild Salmon Movement is at such a crucial moment that I want make sure everyone knows what they can do to make sure we fix this situation.
Two hundred and fifty people greeted us in Campbell River the heart of the Norwegian salmon farming industry. Hundreds of people honked and waved as we walked the 25 km south on the old Island highway. However, this is not going to be enough. As a friend walking with me today said, "If you want to be represented, you will have to represent yourself."
If you want to see BC's coast produce wild salmon again you need to show up wherever possible, so I am listing the dates of where the Get Out Migration will be. More information is listed at www.salmonaresacred.orgApril 29 Thursday
we will be on the highway heading south into Courtenay, We will arrive around 2:30 or 3pm at the Exhibition Grounds. Please walk with us to Simms Park. In the evening we will be at the Komox Native Band Hall at 6pm. April 30 Friday
Walking from Courtenay to Fanny Bay 3pm, Cowie Creek to Fanny Bay, 4pm Fanny Bay Hall. May 1 Saturday
Fanny Bay to Big Qualicum, 5-9pm celebration at Big Qualicum River Campground with live entertainment.May 2 Sunday
11am Town of Qualicum Beach, 2pm luncheon at Pheasant Glen Golf CourseMay 3 Monday
arrive Saw-Nas-Aw campground LantzvilleMay 4 Tuesday
Lantzville Road from Saw-Nas-Aw campground at 7 am to Costco parking lot at lunch time; then walk to Maffeo Sutton Park for a Rally; then take the 5:55 Ferry to Gabriola evening presentation at Agi Hall.May 5 Wednesday
walk through GabriolaMay 6 Thursday
walking into Duncan for an evening event 5 to 7pm at City SquareMay 7 Friday
walking from Duncan to Mill Bay ferry for 4:10 ferry, 7:30 presentation at Mary Winspear Centre.May 8 Saturday
Walking from Sidney to Victoria, meeting at Centennial Square at 3pm, then onto the Legislature
at 4 pm!!! This is the grand finale and the most important part of this effort. MP Fin Donnelly and our west coast Fisheries Critic will meet us there. It is vital that everyone show up for these events if possible. Ottawa is not going to inconvenience this industry without enormous public participation.