July 15, 2013
The first waxing of Our Emily, the Emily Carr bronze statue located on the Fairmont Empress grounds, on July 6th was a great success. Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who made a donation and gave us a hand waxing and polishing. … Continue reading
October 13, 2010
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October 13, 2010 – Unveiling of Our Emily: On a sunny day in Women’s History month, over 400 people gathered on the lawns of the Fairmont Empress for the unveiling of Our Emily. In attendance were special guests Chief Andy Thomas, … Continue reading
October 2, 2009
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October 2, 2009 – Retired Senator Pat Carney, new Honorary Chair of the Emily Carr Statue fundraising committee.
June 18, 2009
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June 18, 2009 – Emily Carr painting sets record at Heffel auction. Emily Carr’s painting Wind in the Tree Tops soared to a record $2,164,500 at the Heffel auction, one of three paintings to top the million-dollar mark.
August 19, 2008
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August 19, 2008 Dedication of the Site for the Emily Carr Statue “Our Emily” and Fundraising Launch. The fundraising launch was hosted by Peter Baillie of the Times Colonist, Ann Geddes, President of the Parks and Recreation Foundation of … Continue reading