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Nuclear Victims' Memorial Day

Aug 6 2009 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Hiroshima, Nagasaki, Chernobyl & Nuclear Testing Victims Memorial

2nd floor, Calgary Area Outdoor Council, 1111 Memorial Drive N.W. The Building entrance and stairwell are at the rear (river side) of the building. Read more »

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary, AB

Posted August 5, 2009 by Anonymous

Hiroshima Day

Aug 6 2009 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Bring the kids and join The Wilderness Committee, Nuclear Free Alberta, the Sierra Club and 1000 origami Cranes at Edmonton City Hall to commemorate the dropping of an atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Two books will be read; Sadako by Eleanor Coerr to explain the significance of the paper cranes and Dr. Seuss' Horton Hears a Who (which mentions the bombing of Hiroshima) to tell kids that their voice needs to be heard.

The event will also urge City Council to make Edmonton a Nuclear Free Zone.

Location

City Hall
Edmonton, AB

Posted August 5, 2009 by Anonymous

Pedal for the Planet Bike Rally at Minister Prentice's Office

Jul 21 2009 - 12:30pm

From Canada to Copenhagen: Pedal for the Planet

A new climate treaty will be negotiated during international climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, December 7-18, 2009. Canada now stands out as one of the last major industrialized countries opposed to targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and one of the biggest blockers of climate change negotiations. Read more »

Location

Jim Prentice's Constituency Office
Suite 105, 1318 Centre St NE
Calgary, AB

Posted July 15, 2009 by Anonymous

The Greater Edmonton Alliance: Food Security & Local Action!

Jun 23 2009 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

For the full story online, go to: www.greateredmontonalliance.com

As people gain further understanding about food security and land stewardship and appreciate how both are interconnected, The Greater Edmonton Alliance is organizing to make Edmonton a Food Secure Region and to create a vibrant and sustainable Local Food Economy. Read more »

Location

City Hall
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 23, 2009 by Anonymous

URGENT DEMO! Stand in solidarity with Indigenous people of Peru! Demand Petrolifera suspend their mining activities on indigenou

Jun 12 2009 - 12:00pm

 

COME OUT! Noon— Friday, June 12th ­ Petrolifera Headquaters in Calgary (Suite 900, 332 - 6 Avenue SW)

Reports this week have confirmed that Indigenous led protests against new "Free Trade" agreements in Peru have been met with brutal violence by the Peruvian government. The Peruvian police and military murdered up to 100 protesters on June 5/6 2009, and are continuing to terrorize people under a declared 'State of Emergency' while blaming the protesters for the violence. Read more »

Location

Petrolifera Headquaters
900 - 332 6 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted June 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Commuter Challenge 2009

May 31 2009 - 8:00am - Jun 6 2009 - 5:00pm

Commuter Challenge is a national program that encourages Canadians to walk, cycle, take transit, carpool (ride share) or tele-work instead of driving alone to work. The Challenge supports workplaces as they encourage their employees to leave their cars at home for their personal health, the health of their communities and the health of the environment. Individual Canadians can participate too.

The program is based on a friendly competition between workplaces and communities across Canada to see which has the highest percentage participation rates during the week. Read more »

Location

Posted May 29, 2009 by Anonymous

Public Rally: Tar Sands and Water Don’t Mix

May 13 2009 - 1:30pm

The Federal Government's Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development is undertaking a study of water and the tar sands. Public hearings will be taking place in Ottawa (May 7), Edmonton (May 12), and Calgary (May 13), in addition to site visits of Fort McMurray and Fort Chipewyan (May 11). At the hearings selected downstream community leaders, scientists, environmental organizations, and industry representatives will all be providing testimonies.

Location

Outside the Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre
1316 33 Street NE
Calgary, AB

Posted May 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Walk, Pray, Water (Rachel Carson Walk)

May 24 2009 - 11:30am

1000 Prayers for Water

(formally Bow Valley’s Rachael Carson Walk)

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Event starts at 11:30 am sharp

Birthday Cake in honour of Rachael Carson 1pm

What we do to the water, we do to ourselves. Our bodies are about 70 percent water, which is roughly the same percentage that water is to the surface of the Earth. There is no life without clean water. Read more »

Location

Ralph Connor Memorial United Church
617 Main Street
Canmore, AB

Posted May 9, 2009 by Anonymous

REAP Down to Earth Week: Responsible Shopping Event

Apr 4 2009 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

REAP Business Association presents "Responsible Shopping Event"

This fun and informative afternoon will help Calgarians connect with local companies that offer socially and environmentally responsible products. Discover the variety of eco fashion available in Calgary for men, women and children – everything from yoga wear to formal wear. Then learn from the world’s leading expert on ethical consumerism, Dr. Ellis Jones, how to use your shopping dollars to create a better world. Read more »

Location

SAIT Campus, Colonel Walker Building
1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, AB

Posted March 20, 2009 by Anonymous

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