Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup kicks off at Kits Beach

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Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup

On September 18th at 10am the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup will be holding their Vancouver kick-off event at Kits Beach.

The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup is a grassroots direct action conservation program that aims to promote understanding and education about shoreline litter issues by engaging Canadians to rehabilitate shoreline areas through cleanups.

The Vancouver Aquarium has coordinated cleanups in Canada since 1994, when a small team of volunteers conducted a local shoreline cleanup in Vancouver’s Stanley Park. In 2002, the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup became a national program, providing all Canadians the opportunity to make a difference in local communities, while taking part in a nationwide event.

Last modified: September 13, 2010

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