The 2013 Joseph Mairs Memorial was well attended, the crowd nearly 100% Trade Unionists. This is the mandate of the Joseph Mairs Memorial, a forum for Trade Unionists to exchange ideas on the issues that confront us at home and abroad.
Keynote speaker was Mordecai Briemberg, a tireless advocate for Justice and Democracy in the Middle East. His presentation is here.
Founder and Chair Alastair Haythornthwaite’s introductory remarks, “The Projection of Power” can be found here.
A special thanks to our live musical performers:
- Beverly McKeen and Harold Anderson
- Art Farquharson and Allan O’Dean
- Charlie Fox
We are greatful to the organization who support the Joseph Mairs Memorial:
- Nanaimo,Duncan and District Labour Council
- United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 1518
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Local Lodge 692
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, Victoria Lodge 456
- International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, District Lodge 250
- Victoria Labour Council
- Community Alliance for Public Education
A picture gallery of the performers, speakers and event: