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Film Screening & Discussion— If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front

Mar 16 2012 - 6:30pm - 9:15pm

DOC Talks! A Monthly Documentary Event

DOC Talks is our new monthly screening event.  But itʼs more than just a screening!

We are partnering with the wonderful Metro Cinema to bring you an engaging evening full of documentary, drinks and discussion. Hereʼs how itʼs going to go down: 

6:30-7:00: Drinks and mingling 

7:00-8:30: 

Bring your drinks (yes that means beer & wine too!) into the theatre for the Opening Night Screening of If A Tree Falls: The Story of the Earth Liberation Front

8:40-9:15:  Interactive discussion lead by environmental activist, Brian Staszenski 

Price: $10 regular Metro Cinema admission, $8 for DOC Members  Read more »

Location

Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre)
8712 109 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 15, 2012 by AEN

Dialogues and Action for Earth Summit 2012: We Canada Tour

Mar 14 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Starting in Corner Brooke, Newfoundland, and touring all the way to Vancouver, British Columbia, youth leaders and sustainability veterans will bring the community together to discuss the role of Canadians at the Earth Summit 2012 (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20).

In each city, interactive lectures will be held in universities, elementary schools, middle schools and high schools. This a unique opportunity to learn about the Earth Summit 2012, Canadian participation in and contributions to the global initiatives, and Canadian civil society's submission to the official United Nations' Zero Draft for the conference. The participants will have an opportunity to participate in dialogues, and take action to ensure proper representation of Canadians at the global stage.

The goal of the tour is to empower civil society by offering an analysis of current trends in sustainable development and to hold the microphone to Canadian voices as the world accelerates to the Earth Summit 2012. Read more »

Location

The Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Science (CCIS) Building, 1-440
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 6, 2012 by AEN

Film Screening & Discussion: "Moving Beyond the Automobile"

Feb 20 2012 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Join us at Metro Cinema for a film and discussion exploring the solutions to the problem of automobile dependency. Let’s move Edmonton beyond the automobile!

The film, Moving Beyond The Automobile, is a visual handbook of concrete ways that citizens, policy makers and organizations can value pedestrian plazas over parking lots, active transportation over inactivity, and train tracks over highways for a more livable community. Read more »

Location

Metro Cinema at the Garneau
8712 109 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted February 1, 2012 by AEN

Info Session: Oil Well Impacted Communities

Feb 11 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

To the residents of surrounding Communities that may be affected by the oil well. Read more »

Location

North West Family Church
10307 Eamon Road NW
Calgary, AB

Posted January 30, 2012 by AEN

Deliberative Democracy for a Changing Climate

Nov 16 2011 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

 

Join us for an engaging dialogue on the Alberta Climate Dialogue (ABCD) approach to public engagement and how it is helping Alberta communities to have meaningful and collaborative conversations around the impacts of climate change. We'll identify positive actions that can be taken to mitigate the impacts and the opportunities that can be leveraged to strengthen our community and local economy.

Presenters

Alberta Climate Dialogue (ABCD) Read more »

Location

Room 2906
Red Deer College
Red Deer, AB

Posted November 14, 2011 by AEN

Alberta Environmental Monitoring Panel Public Meeting

May 6 2011 - 9:00am

Presentation spaces are limited, please register ASAP

The Alberta Environmental Monitoring Panel will hold a public meeting on Friday, May 6, 2011 in Edmonton at the Coast Plaza Hotel.

The Panel would like to receive input on what Albertans would like to see in a world-class environmental monitoring, evaluation and reporting system. All input will be considered as the Panel develops the framework for an improved environmental monitoring evaluation and reporting system. Read more »

Location

Turner Valley Room, Coast Plaza Edmonton Hotel
10155 105 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 28, 2011 by AEN

A Chemical Reaction: Edmonton premiere screening

Apr 17 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Canada's First Pesticide Ban Turns 20! 

We all understand that the choices we make have effects on human health and our air, land and water. We all want to ensure that our communities are safe and healthy ones. But what does it mean to ensure health and safety? Read more »

Location

Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre
Stanley A. Milner Library (7 Sir Winston Churchill Square)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 22, 2011 by AEN

White Water, Black Gold — Film Screening & Panel Discussion

Mar 24 2011 - 7:00pm

"White Water, Black Gold" trailer from David Lavallee on Vimeo.

White Water, Black Gold, is a documentary feature film that follows hiking guide David Lavallee on his journey across Western Canadian Watersheds in search of answers about the activities of the world’s thirstiest oil industry. This is a journey of jarring contrasts, from icefields to oilfields. Read more »

Location

Garneau Theatre
8712 109 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 21, 2011 by AEN

As Long As the Rivers Flow: Water Justice & Indigenous Sovereignty

Mar 23 2011 - 7:00pm

A panel featuring Cree Elder Lillian Shirt, Indigenous rights lawyer Clayton Leonard and Indigenous activist and Greenpeace campaigner Melina Massimo-Laboucan.

Many are surprised to learn that within Canada are people who the Public Health Agency of Canada say live in “third world conditions”; in fact, many Indigenous communities on Turtle Island live without access to one of the most basic needs: clean water.

Come to learn about what made this the reality in Canada, and what is being and can be done in the fight for water justice. Read more »

Location

Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) Room 1-007
University of Alberta (East of 116 St between 91 and 92 Avenues)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 21, 2011 by AEN

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