Support BC's ambulance paramedics at community rallies

Saturday, December 12th ... Queen Charlotte
What:  Petition signing and food bank drive
Time:  11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where:  City Centre Stores, 121 3rd Avenue, Queen Charlotte
"Find out how can help fight for amublance services in rural BC, and donate to the community food bank.

Week of December 14th, 2009

Tuesday, December 15th ... Terrace
What:             Information rally
Time:             Noon ... 5pm
Where:           Sparks Street and Lakelse

Drop by for hot dogs, hot chocolate and information on the state of rural and remote ambulance services in B.C.  Children will receive a gift for the holidays and donations for the local food bank will be collected.

Tuesday, December 15th ... Chilliwack
What:             Protest at MLA Office
Time:              3:30pm ... 4:30pm
Where:           Unit 101 - 7388 Vedder Road, Chilliwack

Hold Environment Minister Barry Penner accountable for supporting Bill 21 rather than improved ambulance services in B.C.

Saturday, December 19th ... Powell River
What:             Free public skate and public information session
Time:              2:30pm ... 4:30pm
Where:           Powell River Recreation Complex, 5001 Joyce Avenue, Powell River

Free public skate brought to you by CUPE Locals 798, 476 and 873 (Powell River Municipal, Library, School Board workers and Ambulance Paramedics).

Enjoy some hot chocolate and visit with Santa!

New and gently-used coats, boots and toys will be collected and distributed to the community through a local charity.