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1. THE END OF THE LINE: Imagine a world without fish
Saturday, December 12th (2:00pm) at City Cinema, Charlottetown, PEI
The End of the Line is the first feature documentary revealing the impact of overfishing on our oceans, and demonstrates firsthand the effects our massive appetite for seafood is having. According to Kenneth Turan of the LA Times, it is “…an apocalyptic documentary that is as beautiful as it is damning.”
The film examines the imminent extinction of Bluefin tuna, being fueled by increasing Western demand for sushi; sheds light on the effect consumer demand is having on marine life, such as the creation of a massive overpopulation of jellyfish; and it explores the severe implications of a future without fish.
Though appearing prophetic, the film also offers realistic solutions that are simple and practical. Filmed across the world – from the Straits of Gibraltar to the coasts of Senegal, and Alaska to the Tokyo fish market – The End of the Line features top scientists, indigenous fishermen and fisheries enforcement officials, and is a wake-up call to the world; in less than thirty years there may be no seafood left.
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For more info contact:
Outreach Project Coordinator
Sierra Club Canada, Atlantic Canada Chapter
126 Richmond Street
Charlottetown, PEI, C1A 1H9
902 566-9098 (work)
902 206-0480 (cell)
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1. PEACE ON EARTH
A Holiday Peace Celebration is to be held on Wednesday, December 16 at 7pm at the Murphy Community Centre, Room 205. It will feature the film ” The Narrow Path: Walking Towards Peace and Nonviolence ” by well known peace activist John Dear. The event will also feautre music and poetry from various Island Performers including John Connolly. The Holiday Peace Celebration is free and open to the public.
It is sponsored by the Island Peace Committee and the Unitarian Fellowship of PEI. For more information 368-7337 or firstname.lastname@example.org
2. PEIBWA Workshop
Lunch and Learn – Charlottetown
Presented by: Sherry Pelkey, Get Real
Explore the first step in getting the real results you and your customer can live with. We will look at the good, bad and ugly of fear and see how being your real self when working with your current and potential customer/clients can lead to a more productive sales process and less stress! This session will help you discover that you won’t lose, whatever the outcome.
Location: Maritime Room, Rodd Royalty Inn, 14 Capital Dr. (formerly Trans-Canada Highway)
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2009
Time: 12 noon – 1:30 pm
Cost: $15 + GST for members, $20 + GST for non-members
To register, please contact Paula Laybolt by phone at (902) 892-6040 or by e-mail at email@example.com. Registration deadline: Friday, December 11, 2009 at 4 pm.
Please note: If you register for a Lunch and Learn session and are unable to attend, please let us know 48 hours in advance. People who do not cancel in advance will be invoiced.
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