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10th Annual Labour Community Christmas Dinners

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The 10th Annual Labour Community Christmas Dinners will be held on Saturday, December 24th, from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. at the Whalley Legion Hall in Surrey and the Maritime Labour Centre in Vancouver.

There are many ways that HSA members can help.

HSA members wishing to make a donation can send cheques payable to:

Labour Community Christmas Dinner
c/o Angela Schira, Secretary-Treasurer
BC Federation of Labour
#200 - 5118 Joyce Street
Vancouver, BC V5R 4H1

Central American tour planned to learn about HSA-supported projects

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Solidarity is more than making donations. Personal contact and relationships between people from the north and the south can be as important as money.

Are you interested in learning first hand about the projects HSA supports in Central America? Would you like to see for yourself the reality for the majority of the population in Central America? Are you ready for a life changing experience?

Labour Day rally to support locked-out and striking workers

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Labour Day is not just another holiday, and HSA is encouraging all members to remember the struggles of working people before us that have helped achieve things like the 40-hour work week, minimum wage, and protection from occupational hazards this weekend.

In the Lower Mainland, the BC Federation of Labour is holding a Labour Day rally in support of locked-out Telus and CBC and striking Teck-Cominco workers, to be held Monday, Sept. 5 at 12 noon across from the Telus Building at the corner of Kingsway and Boundary in Burnaby.

Join the Pride Parade Sunday, July 31

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The HSA Committee for Equality and Social Action (CESA) is urging all HSA members to participate in this years Pride Parade on Sunday, July 31st in Vancouver's West End. This years theme is No Turning Back.

The Pride Parade is an annual celebration for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people and their friends and allies.

The Multi-Union Pride Committee will meet at 11:00 am in the 1700 block of Alberni Street. The parade begins on Barclay (East of Denman) at noon, ending with a festival from 2-6 at Sunset Beach.