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August 27, 2010

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Celebrate Labour Day!

With Labour Day 2010 just around the corner, the BC Federation of Labour will again be celebrating the day along with its members, friends and colleagues. All CUPE members and their families are invited to join the party – for the first time at Central Park in the wonderful city of Burnaby.

Please see the attached poster and map for details and feel free to forward to all your lists and contacts.

After a wonderful summer in the Lower Mainland, the weather on September 6 should favour us. But rain or shine, it will be a great celebration of working people.

Labour Day events outside the Lower Mainland include:


Nanaimo, Duncan & District Labour Council Labour Day Picnic

20th Annual Labour Day Picnic

Monday, 6 September Time: 11:00am

Free hot dogs & cold beverages. Entertainment, activities for kids and free draws


Campbell River & Courtenay Labour Council Labour Day Picnic

Monday, 6 September Time 12:00pm – 4:30pm

Family BBQ with entertainment, Kate Braid will be there to read some of her poetry.


Victoria Labour Council,

22nd Annual Labour Day Picnic

Monday, 6 September Time: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Location: Irving Park, Victoria, BC

Kids’ games, clowns, refreshments, Kids eat free.


Fraser Valley Labour Council, Labour Day Picnic

Monday, 6 September Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Location: Mill Lake Park in Abbotsford (Bevan Rd. entrance)


Kamloops and District Labour Council and Affiliates, Labour Day Picnic

Monday, 6 September Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Location: Riverside Park Band Shell, Kamloops

New this year…Beer Garden! Plus free kids’ activities, entertainers, music, displays, hot dog sale & lots of giveaways and prizes.


The East Kootenay District Labour Council, Labour Day Picnic

Monday, September 6th Time: 12:00pm - 4:00 pm

Location: Rotary Park in Cranbrook

Hot dogs, pop, snacks, games, face painting for the kids.


West Kootenay Labour Council, Labour Day Picnic

Monday, 6 September Time: 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: Gyro Park, Trail BC

Entertainment by local musical talents.



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