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SMLS Public Lecture - Climate Change Law and Policy in a Post-Paris Agreement World

Apr 23 2016 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

The Faculty of Law and the Canadian Institute of Resources Law invite you to attend a free public lecture on Climate Change Law and Policy in a Post-Paris Agreement World. Read more »

Location

Murray Fraser Hall, Room MFH 3360
2878 University Way NW (University of Calgary Faculty of Law)
Calgary, AB T2N 1N4

Posted April 15, 2016 by AEN

Edmonton Resilience Festival 2016

Apr 29 2016 (All day) - May 1 2016 (All day)

Skill Sharing Workshops • Conversation Cafes • Community Connections Fair

The 2nd annual Edmonton Resilience Festival consists of hands-on practical workshops, guided Conversation Cafés and a fair showcasing the work of community organizations called the Community Connections Fair. We will also have family and kid friendly indoor and outdoor activities and film screenings.

A collaboration between The Local Good and the Edmonton Permaculture Guild Read more »

Location

Boyle Street Plaza
9538 103A Avenue NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted April 4, 2016 by AEN

Ban Chlorpyrifos Presentation

Apr 1 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Sheryl McCumsey, co-ordinator for Pesticide Free Edmonton, will be giving a presentation about the harmful effects of the pesticide Chlorpyrifos.

This pesticide is used throughout and around our city. The presentation will include how this is not being properly evaluated by Health Canada and what we can do about it. Edmonton remains the last municipality in Canada to use this for mosquito larvae. The event will take place at the University of Alberta Education Building South room 122. Read more »

Location

Room 122
Education Centre South, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 30, 2016 by AEN

Down to Earth Week 2016—Awakened Company: Connecting Community & Prosperity

Apr 15 2016 - 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Tickets: $50 + taxes & fees

Join REAP Business Association for an inspiring evening showcasing what it means to be an Awakened Company. Support and connect with social entrepreneurs and Alberta business leaders of all industries who are looking to take the next step in their journey towards sustainability, shape our local community and make a positive impact upon people and the planet. Read more »

Location

Civic On Third
130 3 Avenue SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0B7

Posted March 15, 2016 by AEN

Down to Earth Week 2016—Capital for Cause: Views on Impact Investing

Apr 13 2016 - 8:00am - 1:30pm

Tickets: $80Capital for a Cause Image

Join REAP Business Association for a half-day summit on The How and Why of Social Impact Investing. Hosted by Dexterity Consulting, participants will learn from experienced investment leaders what separates successful and unsuccessful ventures. Read more »

Location

Eighth Avenue Place, Conference Rooms A&B
525 8 Avenue SW (4th Floor)
Calgary, AB

Posted March 15, 2016 by AEN

Alberta Impact Fund Info Session

Apr 4 2016 - 10:00am - 11:00am

Are you an Alberta-based entrepreneur or small to medium sized business?

Do you want to learn business strategies that will make your business more resilient and adaptive to changing economic and environmental conditions?

Do you have plans to expand your business and need an investment of capital to make it happen?  Read more »

Location

2100-10020 100 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 0N3

Posted March 15, 2016 by AEN

Igniting the Sparkle: Sharing knowledge between Western and Indigenous sciences

Mar 8 2016 - 7:00pm

The Faculties of Science and Native Studies are pleased to announce a two-day event to showcase, explore, reinforce and expand intersections between western and Indigenous knowledge and science. Inspired by the Calls to Action from the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Report, this conversation will build and enhance these connections through a public talk and symposium, to explore how we can contribute to finding ways to share and respect science knowledge within and between these two cultures and worldviews.

Kicking off this event is a special keynote lecture from Gregory Cajete—Author, Educator, and Director of Native American Studies at the University of New Mexico. Read more »

Location

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

Posted March 3, 2016 by AEN

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