Gary Coons on island all week

  • Aug. 14, 2006 2:00 p.m.

MLA Gary Coons arrived on the islands Monday for a full week of activities and meetings with constituents.
He spent Monday in Masset, meeting with ambulance workers and touring the hospital in the morning, and spending the afternoon at a restorative justice discussion.
Tuesday, he’s in Sandspit for much of the day, then he’ll be taking the Kwuna back to Skidegate Landing, meeting with ferry workers along the way. From 5 pm til 8 pm, he will be available to talk to the public at the Sea Raven in Queen Charlotte.
Wednesday, he’s spending the day around Queen Charlotte and may be going on a tour. He’ll be at the Sea Raven restaurant from 7:30 am til 9 am.
Thursday, Mr. Coons starts the day off at the Sea Raven restaurant again, then heads to the Queen Charlotte village office to meet with mayor Carol Kulesha and her council. Next, he’ll visit the Queen Charlotte hospital, then drive to Tlell, where he’ll be available to meet the public at the Rising Tide Bakery from noon until 3 pm. He’ll be attending the regional district’s public hearing in Masset that evening.
On Friday, he’s spending time in Port Clements and will be available to the public from 10:30 am til 1 pm at the village office. He heads to Masset and Old Massett that afternoon, and has a meeting scheduled with the Old Massett village council.
Saturday, he’ll be meeting with the public at the Sunrise Café in Masset from 9 am til 11 am, then he will be attending the pole raising and feast in Old Massett that afternoon and evening.
He heads back to Prince Rupert on Sunday. If you want to meet with Mr. Coons and can’t catch him at any of his scheduled public events, call his office at 624-7734.

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