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Groundswell 2016: Toward a Healthy Economy for People and the Planet

October 14, 2016 - October 16, 2016


Join us in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, October 14-16, 2016

This year, our Annual Conference and Supporters’ Meeting moves to St. John’s in Newfoundland and Labrador. It will be held at the Sheraton Hotel October 14-16. It will be an action-packed weekend you won’t want to miss! The awards dinner will take place on Saturday at the Johnson Geo Centre and the Supporters’ Meeting on Sunday will return to the Sheraton Hotel. Check our site for updates and more information as it becomes available.

We look forward to seeing our supporters, chapter activists and allies in person again this year.

The Council of Canadians’ Annual Conference and Supporters’ Meeting
October 14-16 The Sheraton Hotel, 115 Cavendish Square, St. John’s, NL A1C 3K2

Conference hotel reservations: September 12
To obtain the negotiated group rate of $204 per night + 17% taxes, you must book by 5:00 p.m. AT on September 12, 2016. Call toll-free 1-888-870-3033 to make reservations and specify you are with the Council of Canadians group.

Check our website in the coming months for alternative accommodations at nearby bed-and-breakfasts and hotels.

Advance registration: August 3 to October 6
Registration information will be posted on our website at www.canadians.org starting August 3. Advance registration closes at 5:00 p.m. ET October 6.

Resolutions: September 9
Proposed resolutions must be received by September 9, 2016. After this date, only emergency resolutions on issues that could not have been foreseen by the deadline date will be considered.

Ensure you are a supporter in good standing
Being a Council of Canadians supporter in good standing allows you to vote on policy resolutions at the annual Supporters’ Meeting. To be a supporter in good standing you need to have donated $10 or more at least 30 days before the meeting (by September 16, 2016), and no more than 12 months before October 16, 2016.

Friday, October 14, 2016 – 17:00 to Sunday, October 16, 2016 – 12:30


October 14, 2016
October 16, 2016
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The Sheraton Hotel
115 Cavendish Square
St. John's, NL A1C3K2 Canada
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