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2010 Annual FALL DINNER - November 15

posted on 10:57 AM, November 7, 2010
Twinning our Green Economies: Vancouver and Yokohama at 45
With Mayor Gregor Robertson, Honoured Guest and Speaker

GRAND DOOR PRIZE:  JAL return ticket to JAPAN!


Our Annual
Fall Dinner is always a wonderful opportunity to celebrate
our friendships. This year we celebrate our 45-year friendship with
Yokohama and the growing ties we have with our sister city. We are
very pleased that Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson has agreed to be
our honoured guest and featured speaker and that accompanying him will
be Deputy Mayor George Chow. We are further delighted to be returning
to the Four Seasons Hotel, a member of our society, now that its
renovations have been completed.

The Mayor will bring us up to speed on the progress of strategic green

collaborations currently underway in our two cities, both of which
aspire to zero emission status, and the future economic and ecological
benefits of our continuing collaboration on these and future "Clean
Tech" initiatives. Councillor Chow will report on his meetings as
Vancouver representative at earlier Sister-City meetings in Yokohama
in October. There will be an opportunity for questions following their
presentations.

These are exciting times for Clean Tech. Japan's New Growth Strategy

(June 2010) calls for special emphasis on Green Innovation and seeks
international strategic collaboration on standards, research, project
development and commercialization. The Canada/Japan Joint Committee on
Science and Technology is meeting in Ottawa on November 9.

Please join us for a fascinating look at how you might become a part

of what is to come in the future of our sister-city relationship!

Date:    Monday, November 15, 2010

Time:    6:30 pm - No host reception
            7:00 pm - Noh Performance
            7:30 pm - Dinner

Place:   Four Seasons Hotel

            791 Georgia Street, Vancouver
Price:    $100.00 per person  (HST incld.#139057855 RT0001)
 *Reserved tables for 8 are available.  Please email Angela Hollinger
ANGELA.HOLLINGER"at"CANADAJAPANSOCIETY.BC.CA for the reservation.
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We are encouraging attendees to pre-pay by mailing cheques to;

P.O. Box 47071 15-555 W 12th Ave., Vancouver, BC V5Z 3X0
Please make cheques PAYABLE to "THE CANADA-JAPAN SOCIETY OF BC"
For planning purposes, please reply to this email and register by
Friday, October 29. Please note that we can't accept cancellations
after October 29 and NO-SHOWS will be CHARGED.

About  Gregor Robertson:

Mayor Robertson is well-known as a business entrepreneur, provincial
MLA and environmentalist. In his capacity as Mayor he has raised the
international profile of the city as a world leader in civic
development by focusing on three major areas: jobs and the economy,
greener communities and protecting human health.

We look forward to seeing you at the Four Seasons!
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