Skip to main content

Oil and Democracy Speaker Series

It certainly is an interesting time for democracy in Alberta…

Community Service-Learning's (CSL) Spring Immersion Course 'Oil and Democracy' and the Parkland Institute are pleased to announce the 'Oil and Democracy Speaker Series'. Every Thursday for five weeks, speakers from a variety of different perspectives will share their experience within the oil and democracy relationship. This event is open to all members of the public and we welcome all to a healthy discussion on benefits and challenges of Alberta's natural resource wealth.

Date Every Thursday from May 10th - June 7th, 2012
Time 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Room University of Alberta NRE 1 001
For directions, see

May 10

“Contextualizing Democracy”
  • Dr. Ian Urquhart: Independent Senate Candidate

May 17

“Institutions of Democracy”
  • Rob Macintosh: President, Dejanira Ltd.
  • David Campanella: Policy Analyst, Parkland Institute

May 24

“Labour in a Natural Resource Economy”
  • Dr. Bob Barnetson: Associate Professor of Labour Relation, Athabasca University
  • Gil McGowan: President, Alberta Federation of Labour

May 31

“Issues of Equity, Aboriginal Rights”
  • Eriel Deranger: Communications Coordinator, Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation

June 7

“Environmentalism and International Activism”
  • Mike Hudema: Climate and Energy Campaigner, Greenpeace
  • Chelsea Flook: Director, Sierra Club Prairie

Please join us for this exciting opportunity. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us atmdow [at] ualberta [dot] ca.

Posted May 3, 2012 by AEN

Get Updates

Get the latest news and updates by Email, Twitter, or RSS.

RSS Feed Twitter RSS Feed

Upcoming Events

Submit your environmental events to events [at] aenweb [dot] ca.

User login

Premium Drupal Themes by Adaptivethemes