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Plugging into Alberta’s Energy Future: A Citizen’s Forum on Climate Change

Nov 4 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Nov 5 2016 - 9:00am - 5:00pm

A citizen's forum on climate change
Climate change impacts on all forms of life and on our planet are becoming increasingly more evident around the globe. Read more »

Locations

Edmonton City Hall
Edmonton, AB
Education Centre South (University of Alberta)
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 2, 2016 by AEN

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 18 2013 (All day) - Mar 22 2013 (All day)

From the Edmonton Water Week website:

Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro.
 

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Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted March 13, 2013 by russ

Fracking and Its Impact on Groundwater: Lessons From Alberta

Mar 21 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Featuring Professor Karlis Muehlenbachs
Department of Earth & Atmospheric Science, U of A Read more »

Location

Telus Centre Room 134 University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 19, 2012 by AEN

The North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper

Jan 24 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

 

Join the Council of Canadians— Edmonton Chapter and others concerned about maintaining our beautiful North Saskatchewan River Watershed, while enjoying a fabulous night view of the North Saskatchewan River Valley itself.

Issues and ideas up for discussion include factors affecting the water quality of North Saskatchewan River Watershed and other Alberta watersheds, including aggregate extraction, non-point source pollution (e.g. fertilizer runoff and stormwater input), blue green algae blooms in lakes and fecal contamination at Alberta beaches. Read more »

Location

Penthouse, Grandin Green Co-op Building
9708 110 Street (just west of the North entrance to the High Level Bridge, across from Ezio Farone Park)
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 20, 2012 by AEN

Our Water Is Not For Sale Network Responds to Alberta Irrigation Districts' Declaration

Legislations not declarations needed to ensure water is protected for ecosystems, human needs, treaty rights and future generations

23 Mar 2011

Yesterday, Alberta's Irrigation Districts released a declaration, available online.

In response, Director of the Sierra Club Prairie Sheila Muxlow on behalf of the steering committee of the Our Water Is Not For Sale Network made the following comment:  Read more »

Posted March 24, 2011 by AEN

As Long As the Rivers Flow: Water Justice & Indigenous Sovereignty

Mar 23 2011 - 7:00pm

A panel featuring Cree Elder Lillian Shirt, Indigenous rights lawyer Clayton Leonard and Indigenous activist and Greenpeace campaigner Melina Massimo-Laboucan.

Many are surprised to learn that within Canada are people who the Public Health Agency of Canada say live in “third world conditions”; in fact, many Indigenous communities on Turtle Island live without access to one of the most basic needs: clean water.

Come to learn about what made this the reality in Canada, and what is being and can be done in the fight for water justice. Read more »

Location

Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) Room 1-007
University of Alberta (East of 116 St between 91 and 92 Avenues)
Edmonton, AB

Posted March 21, 2011 by AEN

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 21 2011 (All day) - Mar 26 2011 (All day)

Check the Edmonton Water Week website for a full slate of events

Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. Read more »

Location

various locations Edmonton, AB

Posted March 9, 2011 by AEN

"Stop sabotaging climate action!"

Tar Sands protest at the Canadian High Commission marks Minister’s visit

31 Jan 2011

 

LONDON – This morning a group of campaigners protested outside the Canadian High Commission in London, to mark the visit of Ron Liepert, Alberta’s Energy Minister. The minister is here to lobby on behalf of the Province of Alberta’s Tar Sands industry, and encourage Europe to get more involved in what has been dubbed the world’s most destructive project. Read more »

Posted January 31, 2011 by AEN

Kill Bill 29 (Alberta Parks Act) Volunteer recruitment & orientation meeting

Dec 16 2010 - 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Take a quick break from studying and/or working and come to this important event! You can be a part of protecting Alberta's parks.

This is your chance to find out more & to volunteer to help your parks now. Find out: Read more »

Location

Education Building Room 106
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted December 15, 2010 by AEN

The Fight for Water: Challenging Water Markets in Alberta

Oct 26 2010 - 7:00pm

Featuring

Maude Barlow

National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians
Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the United Nations General Assembly

Ian Douglas

National Coordinator, Fair Water Use Australia (via Skype from Australia)

Other speakers to be announced

FREE (donations accepted) Read more »

Location

Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-001
University of Alberta Campus (East of 116 Street between 91 and 92 Avenues)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 14, 2010 by AEN

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