The Second Annual Conference on Gross National Happiness The Second International Conference on Gross National Happiness
Local Pathways to Global Wellbeing
St. Francis Xavier University, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada
June 20 to June 24, 2005
  Media Release
For Immediate Release June 14th, 2005

It's Time to Rethink Development and
Create Local Pathways to Global Wellbeing.

Rethinking Development: Local Pathways to Global Wellbeing June 20-24th at St. FX University in Antigonish Nova Scotia, will see economists, environmentalists, educators, philosophers, farmers, religious and social leaders, government officials, community activists and musicians from six continents and more than 30 countries gather to share experiences and models that can lead to healthier, happier, economically and environmentally sound communities.

Chris Bryant, Director Decision Support, Economic Development for the Province of Nova Scotia, recently speaking on behalf of Hon. Ernest Fage, Minister of Economic Development said, "It's an opportunity you don't get every day; to exchange and debate ideas with leading authorities on practical solutions to healthy community development. So please, take advantage of this unique process and make a difference in your community"

Conference registrations are being accepted on a first-come first-served basis.

For more information,
Or contact:
Dr. Ronald Colman, Executive Director
GPI Atlantic
902-420-5676; 902-496-8728

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