BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//PYVOBJECT//NONSGML Version 1//EN BEGIN:VEVENT UID:events.uid.2769@www.discovernikkei.org DTSTART:20101216T000000Z DTEND:20101216T000000Z DESCRIPTION:<span style="font-family: "><span style="font-size: small\;"><s pan style="font-family: "><span style="font-size: small\;"><span style="fo nt-size: 16pt\; font-family: "><span style="font-size: 16pt\; font-family: "><span style="font-family: "><span style="font-size: small\;">\n<span st yle="font-family: ">\n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 5pt\;"><span style='font-s ize: 12pt\; line-height: 115%\; font-family: "Times New Roman"\,"serif"\;' >Speaker Series:\n\n<p style="margin: 5pt 0in 10pt\; line-height: normal\; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto\; mso-outline-level: 2\;"><strong><span style ='font-size: 16pt\; font-family: "Times New Roman"\,"serif"\; mso-fareast- font-family: &squot\;Times New Roman&squot\;\; mso-fareast-language: EN-US \;'>1910 Japanese Fatalities in Canada&rsquo\;s Worst Avalanche</strong>\n \n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt\; line-height: normal\; mso-margin-top-al t: auto\; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto\;"><span style='font-size: 12pt\; fo nt-family: "Times New Roman"\,"serif"\; mso-fareast-font-family: &squot\;T imes New Roman&squot\;\; mso-fareast-language: EN-US\;'>by Tomoaki Fujimur a\nCanadian Avalanche Association Professional Member\, Revelstoke Ski Pat rol\n\n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style ='font-family: "Times New Roman"\,"serif"\;'>December 16\, 7pm\n\n<p style ="margin: 0in 0in 2pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style='font-family: " Times New Roman"\,"serif"\;'>Japanese Canadian National Museum\n\n<p style ="margin: 0in 0in 2pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style='font-family: " Times New Roman"\,"serif"\;'>6688 Southoaks Crescent\, Burnaby\, BC V5E 4M 7\n\n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 2pt\; line-height: normal\;"><span style='f ont-family: "Times New Roman"\,"serif"\;'>604.777.7000\n\n<p style="margin : 0in 0in 10pt\; line-height: normal\; mso-margin-top-alt: auto\; mso-marg in-bottom-alt: auto\;"><span style='font-family: "Times New Roman"\,"serif "\; mso-fareast-font-family: &squot\;Times New Roman&squot\;\; mso-fareast -language: EN-US\;'>Free admission\n\n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt\; lin e-height: normal\; mso-margin-top-alt: auto\; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto\ ;"><span style='font-size: 12pt\; font-family: "Times New Roman"\,"serif"\ ; mso-fareast-font-family: &squot\;Times New Roman&squot\;\; mso-fareast-l anguage: EN-US\;'>The Last Spike was struck in British Columbia on Novembe r 7\, 1885\, but how much do we know about the men and women from differen t nations who sacrificed their lives to maintain the Canadian corridor? Ma rch 4\, 1910\, marked one of the worst avalanches in Canadian history. On this evening at Rogers Pass\, railway workers were digging avalanche debri s from Mt. Cheops with shovels and locomotives. Around 11:30 pm\, another avalanche came down from the opposite mountain killing 58 men. The fatalit y included 32 Japanese. Fujimura will share recent research about the Japa nese involvement and information about the families of the victims.\n\n<p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt\; line-height: normal\; mso-margin-top-alt: au to\; mso-margin-bottom-alt: auto\;"><span style='font-size: 12pt\; font-fa mily: "Times New Roman"\,"serif"\; mso-fareast-font-family: &squot\;Times New Roman&squot\;\; mso-fareast-language: EN-US\;'>Donations will be accep ted at the event towards the Canadian Avalanche Center\, Japanese Avalanch e organizations\, ski patrol in Whistler &amp\; Blackcomb\, and Revelstoke Mountain Resort.\n\n SUMMARY:Speaker Series: 1910 Japanese Fatalities in Canada's Worst Avalanch e URL:/en/events/2010/12/16/speaker-series-1910-japanese-fatalities-in-canada / END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR