Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Canadian Friends of Finland

25th Annual General Meeting

Sunday, September 28, 2014 at 1 pm
The Scandinavian Centre
6540 Thomas Street, Burnaby

Please attend and provide your input and suggestions.

Following the meeting, stay for coffee and two films by
Pirkko & Albert Karvonen:

Welcome to everyone!

Between a Rock and a Hard Place

The story of the early days of mining and forestry in Canada through the eyes of Finnish Canadian immigrants, capturing their struggle for an 8 hour work day, their love of sports, theatre, art and music – and how they continue to build Canada today.
We Dare to Dream

The wonderful stories and contributions of the Finnish people of Canada as seen through the literary works and selected interviews of authors, historians, pioneers, artists and their families.
Both films are in English

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