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Steveston Santa Claus Parade is cancelled

The popular Santa Claus Parade won
The popular Santa Claus Parade won't be returning to Steveston this year.
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The annual Steveston Rotary Santa Claus Parade will not be going ahead this year.

The popular event, which was last presented by the Steveston Rotary Club, and wound through the streets of Steveston, has been cancelled this year.

"We had a look at all the things we're up to in December, and that one takes a lot of co-ordination," said Robert Madsen, past president of the Steveston Rotary Club and current chair of the public relations committee.

Madsen urges the public to continue to support the food bank, which was the main beneficiary of the parade. He said the club did bundle up 35 food hampers for Steveston residents Tuesday morning, and held a Christmas luncheon on Saturday at the Steveston Community Centre for 160 seniors, with huge help from the McMath Interact Club.

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