Wed, 06/28/2017 - 09:56

Date: 

Monday, March 6, 2017 -
17:30 to 21:00
PST

Location: 

Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC

The Tyee, in partnership with Columbia Institute, warmly invites you to an evening of storytelling, eating, drinking, and merriment to celebrate and fundraise for the work of our two organizations. We've teamed up for this event to build up to our research and reporting funds so that we can bring cutting edge analysis and leading ideas to B.C. and Canada.

What: Stories to be Heard, Not Yet Told, a fundraising gala for Columbia Institute and The Tyee
Date: Monday, March 6, 2017
Time: 5:30 pm (doors open) to 9:00 pm
Where: Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver, BC
Tickets: $100 per person, or $950 for a table of 10. Click here to purchase tickets.

The evening includes a delicious Ethiopian buffet dinner, a raffle, and mingling with friends who care about the communities we live in. There will also be a cash/credit card bar with wine and beer.

Charitable tax receipts will be issued in early 2018 from Columbia Institute for a portion of the ticket price and any full donation.

Featuring stories from:

Andrew MacLeod, Author and legislative bureau chief: Life in Super Unequal British Columbia

Gaëtan Royer, CI Associate and CEO City State Consulting: Bringing Public Services Back in House

Katie Hyslop, Reporter: Youth Voices

Greg Moore, Mayor of Port Coquitlam: Cities and Climate Change

Chris Cheung, Reporter: Housing and Belonging

Geoff Dembicki, Freelance journalist and author: Millennials and Climate Change

Reserve your tickets now.

Thank you so much to table sponsors who have already shown support for this event: UFCW Local 1518, Health Sciences Association of BC, BC Federation of Labour, Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC, Public Service Alliance of Canada, United Steelworkers, Vancity Credit Union, and BC Building Trades.

Interested in sponsoring this event? Contact Sharon Roling at 604-695-2034 or sroling@columbiainstitute.ca.

Find out more about this event here.

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