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Public Consultation: Municipal Government Act

Initiative: 
Municipal Government Act Review
Deadline: 
30 Apr 2014 (All day)

The Government of Alberta recently announced the Municipal Government Act (MGA) Review. From the MGA Review website:

The Municipal Government Act (MGA) is the law under which all Alberta municipalities are empowered to shape their communities.

This legislation helps to define how our municipalities function, develop land, raise funds for things like services, and more. In other words, it is the guide to how Alberta municipalities operate.

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Posted January 31, 2014 by AEN

Engaging communities in energy strategy development: A decision science perspective

Jan 25 2014 - 9:00am - 10:00am

This free public keynote presentation is part of the University of Alberta's Student Sustainability Summit. From the Sustainability Summit website:

Dr. Joe Arvai, University of Calgary

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Location

Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (University of Alberta)
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 13, 2014 by AEN

Pembina reacts to federal approval of Shell Jackpine mine expansion

9 Dec 2013

CALGARY — Jennifer Grant, director of the Pembina Institute’s oilsands program, made the following comments in response to the release of the federal government’sdecision statement for the Shell Jackpine oilsands mine Read more »

Posted December 13, 2013 by AEN

Environmental Law Centre News Brief, November 25, 2013

The Environmental Law Centre has published the November 25, 2013 issue of News Brief.

Contents

  • Celebrating the many contributions of James Palmer, community leader and philanthropist
  • Alberta's new wetland policy: Baby steps in an adult world
  • Pembina ruling shines spotlight on need for reform
  • A confidential mess: The problem with confidentiality when cleaning up pollution
  • Other News from the Environmental Law Centre
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Posted November 26, 2013 by AEN

AEN Fall Meetings 2013

You are invited to attend the 2013 Alberta Environmental Network Fall Meetings. This gathering is a great opportunity for ENGOs to get together, connect, and collaborate on strengthening the environmental movement in Alberta. Read more »

Location

Bennett Centre
9703 94 Street NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 22, 2013 by AEN

Public Symposium— Letting in the Light: Science to Guide Public Water Policy in the 21st Century

Oct 31 2013 - 9:00am - 5:30pm

Free public symposium and concluding panel discussion

Science to Guide Public Water Policy in the 21st Century:
Canada's leading ecologists discuss how science can guide growth

These lectures will be live-streamed.

Click here for up-to-date information on speakers, topics and schedules

Science’s luminaries in ecology gather to demonstrate how environmental policies based on sound, cutting-edge science can minimize the long-term damage to the environment. The series begins with a keynote session from internationally acclaimed scientist and media commentator Dr. John Smol, OC, PhD, FRSC, Herzberg gold medalist, and Canada Research Chair in Environmental Change.The sessions will culminate in a panel discussion in the afternoon. Read more »

Location

L1-490
Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 16, 2013 by AEN

The Global Ecological Crisis: Setting the Real Bottom Line — David Suzuki with David Schindler

Oct 30 2013 - 7:00pm

Public lecture: Dr. David Suzuki, CC, OBC, PhD

In the past century, humanity has undergone an explosive change in numbers, science, technology, consumption and economics, that have endowed us with the power to alter the biological, physical and chemical properties of the planet. It is undeniable that the atmosphere and climate are altered; air, water and soil are fouled with toxic pollutants; oceans are depleted; forests are being cleared; and species are disappearing. Now that most people live in large cities, our relationship with nature is less obvious. Humanity needs to rediscover humility and our place in the world so that we and the rest of life can continue to flourish.

Discussion with Dr. David Schindler to follow.

Location

Myer Horowitz Theatre, University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted October 16, 2013 by AEN

South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Stakeholder Workshop & Information Sessions

Nov 28 2013 - 9:30am - 2:30pm
Nov 28 2013 - 4:30pm - 7:30pm

The Government of Alberta is looking for your feedback on the  Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (2013) for southern Alberta. From November 5 through November 28, public information sessions and stakeholder workshops will be hosted in 18 locations in southern Alberta and in Edmonton, Red Deer and Drumheller (full list of consultation session dates & locations). Read more »

Location

Sheraton Red Deer Hotel
3310 50 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted October 11, 2013 by AEN

South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Stakeholder Workshop & Information Sessions

Nov 28 2013 - 9:30am - 2:30pm
Nov 28 2013 - 4:30pm - 7:30pm

The Government of Alberta is looking for your feedback on the  Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (2013) for southern Alberta. From November 5 through November 28, public information sessions and stakeholder workshops will be hosted in 18 locations in southern Alberta and in Edmonton, Red Deer and Drumheller (full list of consultation session dates & locations). Read more »

Location

The RancheHouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane, AB

Posted October 11, 2013 by AEN

South Saskatchewan Regional Plan Stakeholder Workshop & Information Sessions

Nov 27 2013 - 9:30am - 2:30pm
Nov 27 2013 - 4:30pm - 7:30pm

The Government of Alberta is looking for your feedback on the  Draft South Saskatchewan Regional Plan (2013) for southern Alberta. From November 5 through November 28, public information sessions and stakeholder workshops will be hosted in 18 locations in southern Alberta and in Edmonton, Red Deer and Drumheller (full list of consultation session dates & locations). Read more »

Location

Foothills Centennial Centre
4 - 204 Community Way
Okotoks, AB

Posted October 11, 2013 by AEN

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