[cseblist] CEPA Review Public Workshop - Recruitment

  • From: Wendy Thomson <wendy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: CSEB LISTS LISTS <cseblist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2005 19:54:44 -0500

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>> From: "Barbara Schaefer" <barbara@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: CEPA Review Public Workshop - Recruitment
>> Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2005 19:01:12 -0500
>>
>> **** Your Assistance Required ****
>>
>> Hello everyone,
>>
>> As most of you know, the CEN has been requested by Health Canada and
>> Environment Canada to recruit and prepare members of health groups,
>> environmental groups and aboriginal communities to the CEPA Review=20
>> public
>> workshops, which will be held in six centres across Canada. They have=20=

>> given
>> us very little time to do this - the first workshops will be held in=20=

>> Halifax
>> on January 24th (see schedule below). There will be two workshops per
>> location (except Yellowknife) - the day session will be more=20
>> 'technical' and
>> the evening session less so. Information associated with the=20
>> workshops can
>> be found linked on the CEN home page. (The agendas for the sessions=20=

>> will be
>> there by end of day Monday.)
>>
>> I am asking your help in spreading the word that these workshops are
>> happening. They represent a very unique opportunity for people to=20
>> speak
>> directly to government decision makers at their most open-minded, and=20=

>> on the
>> crest of potentially major changes to Canada's most important=20
>> environmental
>> law.
>>
>> The CEN is encouraging as many people as possible to go to these=20
>> workshops.
>> As well, we have some funds to subsidize the travel and accommodation=20=

>> costs
>> of delegates outside the major centres. I am also asking for your=20
>> help to
>> actively recruit the participation of members of groups that can be
>> considered important to this process. The CEN is working on=20
>> recruitment with
>> members of the health sector and has initiated dialogue with the=20
>> Assembly of
>> First Nations and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami, but we require the=20
>> assistance of
>> members of the CEN's Aboriginal Liaison Committee to ensure=20
>> participation
>> from aboriginal communities.
>>
>> Interested parties should complete the on-line application form=20
>> (linked to
>> the CEPA Review web page) as soon as possible.
>>
>> Halifax      Monday, January 24, 2005
>> Toronto      Tuesday, January 25, Evening Session
>> Toronto      Wednesday, January 26, Daytime Session
>> Montreal     Thursday, January 27
>> Edmonton     Monday, January 31
>> Yellowknife  Tuesday, February 1
>> Vancouver    Thursday, February 3
>>
>> Thank you for your assistance.
>> _____________________________
>> Barbara Schaefer
>> Consultations Coordinator
>> Coordinatrice de consultations
>> Canadian Environmental Network
>> R=E9seau canadien de l'environnement
>> 300-945 rue Wellington Street
>> Ottawa, ON   K1Y 2X5
>> tel/t=E9l (613) 728-9810 ext/poste 30
>> fax/t=E9l=E9c (613) 728-2963
>> barbara@xxxxxxxxxxx
>> www.cen-rce.org
>> _____________________________
>> Sur demande, le contenu de ce message peut vous =EAtre achemin=E9 en=20=

>> fran=E7ais.
>> Certains documents joints ne sont publi=E9s qu'en anglais.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>
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