Despite the rain children and community members came out to celebrate World Oceans Day at Carrot Park in Port Hardy.
Pacificus Biological Services, Canadian Coast Guard, Quatse Salmon Stewardship Centre, Living Occeans Society, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Canadian Wildlife services and the Mother Goose Literacy Bus all participated in the day with informative booths and displays.
The event ran from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. and included beach walks and fun activities for kids and families.
The Wagalus School Dancers opened the event with cultural dances, including the Salmon Dance, with blessings and speeches given by Calvin Hunt and Mervyn Child.
The event was organized and hosted by the Port Hardy Chamber of Commerce.
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