A unique celebration of shared lands and cultures in North Vancouver.
The Osprey Festival is a platform for the general public to learn about reconciliation-in-action with the Tsleil-Waututh community. In its 15th year running, Osprey Fest features national-touring musical acts on an outdoor stage, nature walks, ornithology talks, tasty festival food, a children’s zone, and visual arts.
Enjoy Coast Salish storytelling, live music, and ecology stations around the outdoor trails. Located in the heart of unceded lands of Tsleil-Waututh, the Nature House serves as the Festival hub, with a main stage near the trail entrance, and programming activities located across the 311-acre site.
In the Nature House, The Repairing Ecological and Cultural Relations exhibit will be available for public viewing all day, exploring the complex history, and the competing worldviews of western science and Indigenous Knowledge, while inviting viewers to answer questions about the past, present, and future of the site.
CPAWS-BC volunteers will be on site, come say hello!
Today in North Vancouver – an All-Candidates Environment Debate no voter should miss
(Vancouver,British Columbia – October 3, 2019) – An environment-themed candidates debate is being hosted by local organizers Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS-BC) this evening at Presentation House Theatre, North Vancouver at 6PM.
The debate is one of nine happening across the Lower Mainland and over 100 happening across Canada as part of 100 Debates on the Environment, where voters will hear directly from candidates invited to express their views about the environment. Today is the feature date of this non-partisan debate series, which will allow the best environment policy ideas to come forward and compete for voter support.
What: 100 Debates on the Environment North Vancouver
More information on 100 Debates on the Environment and the full list of participating ridings can be found at 100Debates.ca.
For more information or interview requests, including with local organizers, please contact:
Skye Vallance, CPAWS-BC
Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society – British Columbia (CPAWS-BC) is dedicated to the protection of our public land and water, and ensuring our parks are managed to protect the nature within them. Our vision is to establish large, intact areas of wilderness on land and in the ocean that can nurture nature through climate change and support all life.
ABOUT 100 DEBATES:
100 Debates is a national initiative to organize inclusive, politically neutral, and environment-focused all-candidates debates in communities across Canada. Local collaborators include national non-profits, schools, individuals, citizens’ groups and businesses. Most debates are scheduled to take place on the same day, Oct 3rd, in over 100 ridings in Canada and have been coordinated by GreenPAC – Canada’s non-partisan organization that works to build environmental leadership in politics. Visit www.100debates.ca for more information.
LOWER MAINLAND DEBATES:
Tri-Cities (Coquitlam–Port Coquitlam / Port Moody–Coquitlam)