JOIN : Eddie Gardner, Stó:lō elder from Chilliwack, and Shirley Samples Vancouver organizer, and help educate shoppers about the risks farmed salmon pose to their own health and to wild salmon.
WHERE : COSTCO – 605 Expo Blvd, Vancouver (just off Dunsmuir, near BC PLACE).
For details check the FACEBOOK EVENTpage.
Boycott Rally : HAPPENING SATURDAY JAN. 24!!
When Eddie Gardner, Stó:lō elder from Skwah First Nation, realized that net-pen salmon farms put wild salmon at serious risk he began organizing farmed salmon boycott rallies every month. The gatherings are peaceful, educating shoppers about the risks farmed salmon pose to their own health and to wild salmon.
Other communities are joining in simultaneous rallies throughout BC and across Canada. Join us by checking OUR CALENDAR.
BOYCOTT RALLIES ARE NEEDED
In Nov. 2013, Boycott Rallies began to occur simultaneously – coordinated in different communities of BC and all them targeting a local Superstore retail outlet for that date.
The Rallies continue to grow, across both BC and in eastern Canada (at various targeted retailers). To find the location nearest you, or to start a Rally in your area, check RALLY LOCATIONS.
RALLY LOCATIONS SPREADING
Everyone can pitch in and help us stop farmed salmon at the cash register!
Organize a Rally in your own community – it’s not hard:
• Review and Agree to the Rally Pledge
• Plan your Rally, using our Rally Basics
• Make signs, posters, etc. using our Downloads page
START YOUR OWN BOYCOTT RALLY
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HOW TO RALLY
- I pledge to be respectful of the premises, the staff and the customers in the area of the rally I want to hold;
- I am holding this rally in support of the wider movement to stop farmed salmon at the cash register and protect wild salmon, but this is a distinct and independent event;
SELECT DATE AND LOCATION
If possible, select a big-box store nearby that sells farmed altantic salmon: Superstore, Costco, Walmart…
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