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REF NO.: 11

SUBJECT: Memorial University hosts Canadian launch of sustainability tour

DATE: Sept. 25,2008

Noted environmentalist and television host Dr. David Suzuki will be at Memorial University on Tuesday, Sept. 30, to participate in the Canadian launch of the Students for Sustainability National Campus Tour.
That initiative is a joint partnership between the Canadian Federation of Students, the Sierra Youth Coalition and the David Suzuki Foundation.
A star-studded cast of environmental speakers, politicians, media personalities and other supporters are set to travel the country on a bus using alternative fuels carrying sustainability messages to Canadians.
The tour will visit 22 campuses in 30 days.
The launch takes place Tuesday, Sept. 30 in the St. John’s Arts and Culture Centre from 12-2 p.m.
Seating is limited and is available on a first-come basis. Memorial students, the university community and the public are invited to attend.
Media agencies are encouraged to send representatives to the launch.
 

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For further information, please contact Ivan Muzychka, associate director (communications), Memorial University, at 737-8665 or ivanm@mun.ca.

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