United Nations World Environment Day 5 June 2022 Sunday 

May 24th, 2022

United Nations World Environment Day Sunday, June 5, 2022 and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Omstead *

Organised by the Milton-Parc Citizens Committee, and supported by the Sierra Club (Québec), the comité  environnement Milton-Parc, Communauté Milton-Parc,  the McGill Soudent Council, les Amis de la Montage, and others…

12 noon set-up

Picnic, with food and drink provided

Book Table

Literature table for other organisations

13h Programme to 20h

Buffalo Hat Singers opening ceremony (aboriginal group)

The programme will include: speakers on environmental issues, and opposition to the war in the Ukraine… Dr.Eric Darier (Greenpeace International); Dr.Isabelle-Ann Bisson (Sierra Club); Campbell Stuart (environmental lawyer); Jean-Francois Boisvert and Mathew Chapman (Climate Change Coalition)…

Speaker on F L Omstead from Les Amis de la Montagne

Bagg Street Klezmer Band and Norman Nawrocki

Ukraine Youth Folk dancing and singing… ?


Films showing…

This programme outline is very preliminary and in the process of being developed further… proposes additions are welcome.

Contact telephone: 514 842-7432

*Frederick Law Omstead, was a radical landscape architect who designed Mont Royal Park, Montreal and Central Park in New York City, etc. He designed such public spaces to be accessible to every citizen.