2016 Joseph Mairs Memorial Report

The 2016 Joseph Mairs Memorial was held January 24th.

Mairs 24.01.2016 poster

1Duncan Brown chaired the meeting.

2The program opened with live music from Beverly McKeen,

3Followed by Art Farquharson and Alan O’Dean

5And Charlie Fox.

4Chair of the Joseph Mairs Memorial Committee, Alastair Haythornthwaite, made some remarks on the need for an Anti-War Government. The text of his talk is here.

6Keynote Speaker, Donald Gutstein, delivered the main address ” So Harper is Gone, But What About Harperism?”. The text of his address is here.

Art, Alan and Beverly closed the indoor portion of the program with song.

7The meeting participants formed up behind our piper, Frank Nichol, for the procession to graveside.

8Our piper played a lament, followed by a moment of silence

9And the laying of flowers.


10We will never forget Our Labour Martyr, Joseph Mairs.


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