Hands across the country for the CBC

Jul 31, 2015

For immediate release

VICTORIA (31 July 2015) -- The We Vote CBC! campaign in Victoria will mark the placing of the 800th lawn sign in the city with a special event.  

When: 10 am, Monday, August 3rd

Where: Mile Zero Monument, Beacon Hill Park, Douglas and Dallas Rd.

Who: The spirits Emily Carr and Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald will be in attendance along with the Raging Grannies.  The visuals will be strong. 

His Worship Dennis O’Keefe, Mayor of St. John’s, Newfoundland, will participate in the event remotely, symbolic of the power of the CBC to connect us from coast to coast as the great trans-Canada railway originally did. 

In addition, Her Worship Lisa Helps will be posting a message on her Facebook and Twitter pages regarding her support for this endeavor and will tag Mayor O’Keefe. 


For information: Moira Walker 250-380-0108
[email protected]

Joanne (Jan) Manley 250-381-7750
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