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Solar Systems — The Home Owner Experience

Oct 23 2013 - 7:00pm

Come hear six solar system owners discuss their experience of living with solar. Alberta farmers, city dwellers, cabin owners are installing solar systems. How are these systems performing in Alberta? How much do they cost? How do you finance a solar system? What programs are available? How do you choose the right installer? Can you do it yourself? What kind of maintenance is required? Where can I get good unbiased information and support? This evening will be useful for anyone considering solar energy in all of its forms. Read more »

Posted October 21, 2013 by AEN

Sustainability Awareness Week

Oct 21 2013 (All day) - Oct 25 2013 (All day)

4 campuses. 5 days. 56 events.

The University of Alberta is gearing up to celebrate sustainability with its sixth annual Sustainability Awareness Week (SAW), running October 21 to 25, 2013Read more »

Location

various locations
University of Alberta (Main Campus, Enterprise Square, Augustana Campus, Campus Saint-Jean)
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 15, 2013 by AEN

CSR for the Bluer Good: Moving Towards a Sustainable Economy

Nov 22 2012 (All day) - Nov 24 2012 (All day)

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to contribute and be a part of this growing conversation with business and thought leaders in the water and CSR space!

Waterlution is seeking diverse, outstanding leaders to attend as participants—please encourage those in your network to download the complete invitation here and register TODAY! Read more »

Location

Easter Seals Camp Horizon (Hwy 66 10 KM Southwest of Bragg Creek)
Bragg Creek, AB

Posted November 8, 2012 by AEN

EcoLiving Tour

Jun 9 2012 - 9:00am - 3:00pm

This is a great opportunity for home buyers to see the technology installed and working; ask questions about costs; and ask questions about successes and challenges.

You might see: Read more »

Location

Calgary, AB

Posted May 28, 2012 by AEN

Dialogues and Action for Earth Summit 2012: We Canada Tour

Mar 14 2012 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Starting in Corner Brooke, Newfoundland, and touring all the way to Vancouver, British Columbia, youth leaders and sustainability veterans will bring the community together to discuss the role of Canadians at the Earth Summit 2012 (United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, Rio+20).

In each city, interactive lectures will be held in universities, elementary schools, middle schools and high schools. This a unique opportunity to learn about the Earth Summit 2012, Canadian participation in and contributions to the global initiatives, and Canadian civil society's submission to the official United Nations' Zero Draft for the conference. The participants will have an opportunity to participate in dialogues, and take action to ensure proper representation of Canadians at the global stage.

The goal of the tour is to empower civil society by offering an analysis of current trends in sustainable development and to hold the microphone to Canadian voices as the world accelerates to the Earth Summit 2012. Read more »

Location

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

Posted March 6, 2012 by AEN

REAP Down to Earth Week: Film Screening — And This Is My Garden

Mar 19 2012 - 7:00pm - 9:15pm

And This Is My Garden is the incredible story of one teacher's mission to teach grade five students in Northern Manitoba how to grow their own food. See how her program has changed the town of Waboden, energizing families, improving health, and building intergenerational relationships and community. The success of the Mel Johnson School Gardening Project has been recognized by the United Nations Commission on Sustainable Development, the David Suzuki Foundation, and Manitoba Conservation. Read more »

Location

Cardel Theatre
180 Quarry Park Blvd SE
Calgary, AB

Posted March 2, 2012 by AEN

REAP Down to Earth Week: Naturally - Mother Nature's Trade Fair

Mar 18 2012 - 10:00am - 4:00pm

Naturally is a fun filled day for the whole family! With over 7,000 ft2 and over 60 local businesses everyone in the family (including Dad) is sure to find something new and interesting. Features include:

  • REAP Lane
  • Kidseat Recyclers - bring in your used or expired carseats for recycling!
  • Private Mother's Nursing/ Changing Area
  • Fabulous Raffle and Door Prizes
  • Read more »

Location

Carriage House Inn
9030 Macleod Trail S
Calgary, AB

Posted March 2, 2012 by AEN

REAP Down to Earth Week: Kitchen Culture

Mar 14 2012 - 3:30pm - 5:30pm

Sample Alberta's local, sustainable food scene and hear the inspiring stories behind each mouthful. Drink wine from Birds & Bees Organic Winery and hear from the owner, Xina Chrapko, about how Alberta's first winery got its start. Sample hors d'oeuvres from Greens, Eggs and Ham (prepared by Boxwood Chef Andy Bujak) and hear why the owners decided to start a Slow Money chapter right here in Alberta. Read more »

Location

Boxwood
340 13 Avenue SW (Central Memorial Park)
Calgary, AB

Posted March 2, 2012 by AEN

Rio+20 Summit Civil Society Workshop

Jun 4 2011 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

The RCEN has been invited by Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) and Stakeholder Forum for a Sustainable Future (SF) to select 10 ENGO leads representing the different regions of Canada to host and facilitate civil society consultations in preparation for the Rio +20 Earth Summit (UNCSD) 2012. Read more »

Location

FCJ Centre
219 19 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted May 10, 2011 by Anonymous

Public Hearing: Edmonton's Environmental Strategic Plan

May 11 2011 - 1:30pm

Moving to a Green Future Together

Public hearing set for The Way We Green

The Way We Green: Edmonton’s proposed environmental strategic plan is now available at www.edmonton.ca/TheWayWeGreen.

The Way We Green will set out the principles, goals, objectives and policies that will make Edmonton a more environmentally responsible City. Read more »

Location

Edmonton City Hall
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 4, 2011 by AEN

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