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Encore Screening of "A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil"

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A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil is an informative, inspirational documentary aimed at sharing ideas to provoke environmentally-friendly and cost-effective changes in cities worldwide. The documentary focuses on innovations in transportation, recycling, social benefits including affordable housing, parks and the process that transformed Curitiba into one of the most livable cities in the world! Read more »

Documentary Screening - A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil

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Attend the screening of an informative documentary about a real success story. Learn how to make Calgary a sustainable city.One night onlyWhen: Thursday June 7, 2007 - 7 pm Where: Plaza Theatre - 1133 Kensington Road NW Cost: $10. Tickets in advance at Climate Change Central or at the door. Info: www.ecolivingfair.ca or call 288-6046

Alberta's 8th Annual Eco-Solar Home Tour

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We have a very exciting line up of sites this year, showing solar power, solar water heating, ground heating, energy efficiency, and what you can easily do to make your home heating, electricity and water bills plummet, along with your contribution to our province's air pollution!There are 9 sites on the tour this year -- we could have easily had 30! 7 sites are new.The tour is free and is open to the public. All of the sites are visited as an open house. Because of huge demand this year, we will have three buses to tour to the sites, courtesy of Edmonton Transit. Read more »

Screening & Discussion - The End of Suburbia

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Have you missed the End of Suburbia and are wondering why we've reached "the end of the 3000 mile caesar salad"?Join us for a Calgary screening and discussion of the award-winning 2004 film The End of Suburbia, Tuesday May 8, 7pm at Broken City night club, 613 – 11 Ave SW. Read more »

World Premiere - Escape from Suburbia: Beyond the American Dream

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The New Film by Gregory Greene, Director of The End of SuburbiaWorld Premiere! Two Nights Only in CalgaryAlberta is at a crossroads. Newspaper headlines in Alberta tell of impending nuclear power, water crises, and environmental destruction. Meanwhile, proven solutions are not being implemented, a product of a province-wide democratic deficit. Read more »

Oil & Community Speaker Series: Tarsands and the 'Alberta Advantage' - Understanding the Big Picture

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June 7 - Tarsands and the 'Alberta Advantage': Understanding the Big PictureDiana Gibson, Research Director, Parkland InstituteTBA Join the University of Alberta's Community Service-Learning Program and the Parkland Institute for a five-week speaker series that explores the impacts of the oil industry on Albertan communities. This series of talks is part of an interdisciplinary course at the University of Alberta that explores these themes by combining course work with community-facing projects in Fort McMurray. As such, the talks will pay particular attention to the impacts of the tarsands projects in northern Alberta on community sustainability. This free lecture series is open to the public. Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30pmETLC 1-013, University of Alberta Campus Read more »

Oil & Community Speaker Series: First Nations Communities Negotiate Oil and Environment

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May 31 - First Nations Communities Negotiate Oil and EnvironmentMelody Lepine, Director, Mikisew Industrial Relations Corporation Join the University of Alberta's Community Service-Learning Program and the Parkland Institute for a five-week speaker series that explores the impacts of the oil industry on Albertan communities. This series of talks is part of an interdisciplinary course at the University of Alberta that explores these themes by combining course work with community-facing projects in Fort McMurray. As such, the talks will pay particular attention to the impacts of the tarsands projects in northern Alberta on community sustainability. This free lecture series is open to the public. Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30pmETLC 1-013, University of Alberta Campus Read more »

Oil & Community Speaker Series: Immigration, Gender, and Labor Amid the Boom

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Immigration, Gender, and Labor Amid the BoomSherilyn Trompetter, Changing TogetherJan Reimer, Provincial Coordinator, Alberta Council of Women's Shelters Join the University of Alberta's Community Service-Learning Program and the Parkland Institute for a five-week speaker series that explores the impacts of the oil industry on Albertan communities. This series of talks is part of an interdisciplinary course at the University of Alberta that explores these themes by combining course work with community-facing projects in Fort McMurray. As such, the talks will pay particular attention to the impacts of the tarsands projects in northern Alberta on community sustainability. This free lecture series is open to the public. Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30pmETLC 1-013, University of Alberta Campus Read more »

Oil & Community Speaker Series: The Impacts of the Boom on Fort McMurray

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Join the University of Alberta's Community Service-Learning Program and the Parkland Institute for a five-week speaker series that explores the impacts of the oil industry on Albertan communities. This series of talks is part of an interdisciplinary course at the University of Alberta that explores these themes by combining course work with community-facing projects in Fort McMurray. As such, the talks will pay particular attention to the impacts of the tarsands projects in northern Alberta on community sustainability. This free lecture series is open to the public. Thursdays, 7:00 - 8:30pmETLC 1-013, University of Alberta Campus Read more »

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