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Licencing and Allocating Water in Alberta — A Discussion Forum

Jan 22 2010 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

Hosted by the Legislation and Policy Committee of the BRBC

Featuring:

  • Bev Yee (Alberta Environment)
  • David Hill (Alberta Water Research Institute)
  • Danielle Droitsch (Water Matters)
  • Jim Webber (Western Irrigation District)

Please RSVP to Mike Murray: mike [dot] murray [at] calgary [dot] ca

Location

Cochrane RancheHouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane, AB

Posted January 6, 2010 by Anonymous

Influence the future of Jasper National Park: Annual Planning Forum

Nov 26 2009 - 5:00pm - 9:00pm

CPAWS Northern Alberta is inviting you to join us at...

Parks Canada's Jasper National Park Annual Planning Forum

Thursday, November 26, 2009

  • 5 - 7:00 pm Open House
  • 7-8:15pm Presentations
    • Year in Review
    • Parks Management Plan Review
    • Q&A Discussion Session
  • 8:15-9:00pm Open House continues 

Parks Canada is preparing a new management plan for our National Parks that will guide its activities for the next ten to fifteen years. This plan is important for Jasper National Park. It will also set the direction that could be taken for all of the other Rocky Mountain parks, including Banff National Park. Read more »

Location

Delta Hotel Edmonton
4404 Gateway Boulevard
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 26, 2009 by Anonymous

Tar Sands on Trial: The Beaver Lake Cree Fight Big Oil to Save the Boreal

Nov 27 2009 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

(This event was originally scheduled for October 14, but had to be delayed because of bad weather.)

Award-winning author Andrew Nikiforuk (Tar Sands: Dirty Oil and the Future of a Continent), renowned photographer Garth Lenz (Canadian Geographic) and one of Canada's pre-eminent lawyers in Aboriginal law Jack Woodward (Tsilhqot'in Nation v. British Columbia) explain why the Beaver Lake Cree legal action is the way to stop the tar sands expansion – and save the planet. Read more »

Location

John Dutton Theatre (Calgary Public Library)
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted November 23, 2009 by Anonymous

Sustainable Eco-Living Book Club: Economics for Everyone

Nov 18 2009 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Economics for Everyone

by Jim Stanford

Stanford, an economist with the Canadian Auto Workers Union and columnist for the Globe and Mail offers this basic primer on economics. He explains the basic features and relationships of modern-day capitalism in a readable way to show how working people fit into the big economic picture – and the points of opportunity where we can try to build a better, fairer system. Read more »

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, Calgary Public Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary, AB

Posted November 8, 2009 by Anonymous

Green Economy Community Dialogue

Nov 12 2009 - 6:30pm - 9:00pm

Come and join with the for an important Community Dialogue on Green Economic development in Alberta. With guest speakers Satya Das, author of the recent Alberta best-seller "Green Oil" and Ricardo Acuna, Executive Director of the Parkland Institute. What does it mean to move towards a green economy in Alberta? What are the challenges and what do we need to do to get there? Come explore with us as we we seek community solutions to some of these important questions. Read more »

Location

TELUS Center Atrium
University of Alberta (87 Avenue & 111 Street)
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 8, 2009 by Anonymous

WWF-Canada's Oil and Ice Tour: Are we giving up ice for oil?

Nov 6 2009 - 7:00pm

WWF-Canada is proud to host the cross-Canada speaking tour of award-winning authors Andrew Nikiforuk (Tar Sands) and Ed Struzik (The Big Thaw).

Join them on November 6th, at 7:00 pm as they discuss how the melting of Arctic sea ice and the exploitation of the Alberta tar sands are connected, and how they are shaping Canada’s future. WWF aims to stimulate debate among Canadians about the choices and consequences – political, cultural, economic and environmental – involved in how we develop the tar sands and respond to a changing Arctic.

Make your voice heard and join the discussion in your city. Event begins at 7:00 pm. The event is FREE, so please invite your colleagues, friends, family, and networks!

RSVP: events [at] wwfcanada [dot] org or 1-800-26-PANDA.

Location

Education Building Room 179
University of Calgary
Calgary, AB

Posted November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

Q & A with Derek Jensen: Civilization & Resistance

Nov 23 2009 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Renowned Author and Activist Derrick Jensen Speaking in Calgary

Derrick Jensen, philosopher poet of the environmental movement, will speak to a Calgary audience via webcam on November 23rd from 7 to 9 p.m. at the University of Alberta Calgary Centre located at 120 - 333 5 Avenue SW

Jensen is the author of 15 groundbreaking books, including A Language Older Than Words, The Culture of Make Believe and Endgame. He was named one of Utne Reader's “50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World.” Read more »

Location

University of Alberta Calgary Centre
120 - 333 5 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted November 4, 2009 by Anonymous

WWF-Canada's Oil and Ice Tour: Are we giving up ice for oil?

Nov 4 2009 - 7:00pm

WWF-Canada is proud to host the cross-Canada speaking tour of award-winning authors Andrew Nikiforuk (Tar Sands) and Ed Struzik (The Big Thaw).

Join them on November 4th, at 7:00 pm as they discuss how the melting of Arctic sea ice and the exploitation of the Alberta tar sands are connected, and how they are shaping Canada’s future. WWF aims to stimulate debate among Canadians about the choices and consequences – political, cultural, economic and environmental – involved in how we develop the tar sands and respond to a changing Arctic.

Make your voice heard and join the discussion in your city. Event begins at 7:00 pm. The event is FREE, so please invite your colleagues, friends, family, and networks!

RSVP: events [at] wwfcanada [dot] org or 1-800-26-PANDA.

For more information

Visit www.wwf.ca/tour, or the facebook page. Or email Carolyn at cdawe [at] wwfcanada [dot] org to discuss or by phone 604-694-6652 Read more »

Location

Tory Lecture Theatre TL-12
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 2, 2009 by Anonymous

U of A Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 19 2009 (All day) - Oct 23 2009 (All day)

The University of Alberta is committed to instilling sustainability into university life, on our campuses, in our institutions and in the larger community of which we are a part. Accordingly, the University of Alberta's Office of Sustainability is pleased to present - in partnership with the Student's Union, ECOS, Campus Sustainability Coalition, U of A Energy Club, Career and Placement Services (CAPS), the Faculty of Education and the School of Energy and the Environment (SEE) - our annual Sustainability Awareness Week on October 19-23, 2009. Read more »

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 18, 2009 by Anonymous

Is Global Warming a Moral Issue?

Oct 25 2009 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Join Dave Toycen, President and CEO of World Vision Canada, and Graham Saul, Executive Director of the Climate Action Network - Canada as they explore the moral implications of climate change.

Location

Rocky Mountain College
4039 Brentwood Road NW
Calgary, AB

Posted October 8, 2009 by Anonymous

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