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Get on board the Green Train for the journey of a lifetime – travelling Canada by rail, from coast to coast.
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The trip will include dozens of whistle stops, including Jasper, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Toronto and Montreal. At each stop, you’ll have the chance to be a component of the energy and excitement of this historic cross-country journey.
Elizabeth May, Bruce Hyer and other environmental leaders will address crowds of Green supporters at rallies in towns and cities across the country, as we construct momentum on the approach to our 2014 Convention.
OUR ITINERARY —
Friday, July 11 –VANCOUVER:
8:30 PM: Green Train departs from Vancouver on the VIA Rail Canadian line
Saturday, July 12 – KAMLOOPS TO EDMONTON:
6:00 AM: Green Train arrives in Kamloops
4:00 PM: Green Train arrives in Jasper
5:30 PM: Green Train departs from Jasper
11:00 PM: Green Train arrives in Edmonton
11:45 PM: Green Train departs from Edmonton
Sunday, July 13, 2014 – SASKATOON TO WINNIPEG
7:45 AM: Green Train arrives in Saskatoon
8:10 AM: Green Train departs Saskatoon
8:30 PM: Green Train arrives in Winnipeg
10:30 PM: Green Train departs Winnipeg
Monday, July 14, 2014 – NORTHERN ONTARIO
9:48 AM: Green Train arrives in Armstrong, Ontario
9:50 AM: Green Train departs Armstrong, Ontario
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 – TORONTO
9:30 AM: Green Train arrives in Toronto
Benefit from the day in beautiful downtown Toronto!
There’s no shortage of fun things to do in Canada’s largest city in the course of the summer! Visit the Toronto Islands or one in every of Toronto’s many beaches, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the Royal Ontario Museum, or any variety of other fun and exciting attractions!
NOTE: Overnight accommodations in Toronto are usually not included in the VIA Rail fare, those continuing on to the Convention are required to make their very own accommodation arrangements.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 – TORONTO TO MONTREAL
9:25 AM: Green Train departs from Toronto
Between Toronto and Montreal, there shall be 4 transient whistle stop rallies. Stops on this route are 2-3 minutes; the duration of rallies shall be adjusted accordingly.
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2:23 PM: Green Train arrives in Montreal
Enjoy just a few hours in downtown Montreal – the train station is a really short walk from lots of the city’s famous attractions and exciting summer festivals!
6:55 PM depart Montreal on the VIA Rail Ocean line
Thursday, July 17 – NEW BRUNSWICK
9:48 AM: Arrive in Bathurst, NB
9:50 AM: Depart Bathurst, NB
11:31 AM: Arrive in Miramichi, NB
Green Train passengers will proceed on to Fredericton via Charter Bus
1:30 PM: Arrive at UNB Fredericton for Convention 2014
For Covention delegates taking the train for his or her return trip, there may even be a Charter Bus back to the VIA Station in Miramichi. The bus shall be provided at an additional cost of $25 per person per trip ($50 round trip)
Activities on board the Green Train:
Green Train passengers can have the chance to broaden their knowledge, engage in insightful discussions, and spend time with fellow Greens while on the train across Canada.
Bring a musical instrument, a favorite book, and remember your Green gear for the whistle stop rallies!
Join Green MPs Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer for an exciting series of discussions and training workshops:
Activism Workshop – Elizabeth May
Drawing on a long time of experience in environmental activism on the grassroots level, Green Leader Elizabeth May will lead this session on tips on how to get your message out to decision-makers and the media, mobilize supporters, and win campaigns in your community.
Campaign Preparedness Workshop – Elizabeth May and GPC Campaign Staff
Is your Electoral District Association preparing for the following federal election? Would you wish to learn more about tips on how to run a successful campaign from experienced Greens? Join Green Campaign Managers, Organizers and Candidates to learn the Do’s and Don’ts of a winning campaign.
Green Discussion Groups –
Discussions on a big selection of current issues will happen on the Vancouver–Toronto and Montreal–Miramichi legs of the tour, with Green MPs Elizabeth May and Bruce Hyer leading the conversation.
Discussion topics will include:
- Imagining Alternatives to a Fossil Fuel Economy
- Getting our Democracy Back on Track
- Climate Change: Implementing a Carbon Tax or Carbon Fee and Dividend system
- Pipeline Politics in Canada – Stopping the Enbridge Pipeline to Kitimat
- Reviving Canada’s National Rail System
- Sustainable Food Policy
- The Rural-Urban Divide – Discussion Led by Green MP Bruce Hyer
- Supporting Small Businesses – Discussion Led by Green MP Bruce Hyer
We hope you possibly can join us on the Green Train — for more information, please send an email to email@example.com