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Reconciliation Walk Sunday

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Downtown Vancouver – starting at the Queen Elizabeth Plaza, 4 km

Date: Sunday, September 22, 2013
Start Location: Queen Elizabeth Plaza, W. Georgia at Hamilton
Finish Location: Concord Pacific Place, 88 Pacific Blvd
8:30-9:00 AM Walker Assembly & Entertainment
9:00-10:00 AM Opening Ceremony
10 AM Walk begins
11:00 AM Closing protocol begins
Just Announced! Dr. Bernice A. King to deliver keynote speech at Canada’s first Walk for Reconciliation.
This is history in the making. Dr. Bernice A. King, daughter of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., will be the keynote speaker at the Walk for Reconciliation on September 22, 2013. Dr. King’s visit marks the 50th anniversary of her father’s legendary “I Have a Dream” speech and a pivotal moment in the human rights movement. Read more.


  • To help achieve far-reaching impact that will be felt amongst everyone — all ages, all cultures, all faiths.
  • To demonstrate your commitment to building better relationships to achieve resilient, sustainable communities.
This is the finale event of Reconciliation Week Vancouver 2013!


Fwd: [BikeHUB] Best of Vancouver (Straight Poll): BIKE LANES!!

Reader's Choice:

1.       Bike lanes
2.      Olympic Village
3.      Seawall

There is some of the usual editorial nastiness, as even this edition of the Straight searches for ways to polarize its readers with hot-button negativity.  This despite the Reader's Choices (see above).

From the Editorial Team's Choices:

"And if you disagree with any of the writers' choices in our Best of Vancouver issue, you can make your opinions known at After all, we're still living in a democracy, even if it doesn't seem like it to those who are outraged about bike lanes being rammed into their neighbourhoods without their consent."