Media Advisory - Students Launch Cross-Canada Campus Environmental Tour



    Dr. David Suzuki to Speak at the University of Victoria

    VICTORIA, Feb. 29 /CNW/ - The Canadian Federation of Students is
launching a cross-Canada environmental tour that will bring keynote speakers
like Dr. David Suzuki to over 30 Canadian campuses to discuss the importance
of action in the fight against climate change.
    The launch will be preceded by a press conference with details as
follows:

    
    When:     Monday, March 3, 2008
              11:30 am   Press conference and media availability
              12:00 pm   Dr. Suzuki to address 500 UVic and Camosun students
                         (media welcome)

    Where:    Michele Pujol Room, Student Union Building, University of
              Victoria

    Who:      Dr. David Suzuki and representatives of the Canadian Federation
              of Students, the University of Victoria Students' Society, and
              invited students and guests
    

    The cross-country tour will travel from Victoria to St. John's to raise
awareness about environmental issues and encourage students to take action on
campus and in their communities. The tour will also focus on the federal
government, demanding a commitment for meaningful action in the fight against
climate change.

    Founded in 1981, the Canadian Federation of Students is Canada's largest
student organization, uniting over one-half million students from all
ten provinces.





For further information:

For further information: or to arrange an interview, please contact:
Peter Schiefke, Environmental Campaigns Coordinator, (514) 913-0413
(cellular); Amanda Aziz, National Chairperson, (613) 261-7528 (cellular)

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