Joseph Mairs Memorial 2015

The 2015 Joseph Mairs Memorial was held January 18th.

The event was well attended by Trade Unionists from across Vancouver Island who gathered to listen to live music and hear our Keynote Speaker, Mitch Anderson. An Open Forum followed the Keynote Address.

Here are the highlights of the afternoon:

Chair and Founder of the Joseph Mairs Memorial, Alastair Haythornthwaite’s remarks ‘2015 is an election year and Labour better pay attention!’

Beverly McKeen performs her composition ‘Trouble In The Mines’ with Ron Ingram

Art Farquhason and Alan O’Dean and the Joseph Mairs Memorial’s unofficial anthem ‘You Ain’t Done Nothing If You Ain’t Been Called A Red’

Charlie Fox’s tribute to the miners of Ladysmith ‘ A Million Tons of Coal’

Our Keynote Speaker, Mitch Anderson, discusses ‘Why Can’t the Second Richest Country in the World Afford Postal Delivery?’ by contrasting resource policies in Norway and Alberta.



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