The 2013 Memorial Is A Great Success

mort&duncan(2)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:

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