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The Right To Be Cold: Human rights and our changing climate

Jan 27 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Right To Be Cold BannerClimate change is transforming the Arctic and creating a massive challenge for meeting the new Sustainable Development Goals. Those living in the Arctic face the most extreme consequences of globalization and of climate change. Read more »

Location

Ledcor Theatre, Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Churchill Square
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 18, 2016 by AEN

The Right To Be Cold: Human rights and our changing climate

Jan 27 2016 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

The Right To Be Cold BannerClimate change is transforming the Arctic and creating a massive challenge for meeting the new Sustainable Development Goals. Those living in the Arctic face the most extreme consequences of globalization and of climate change. Read more »

Location

Centennial Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies (CCIS) Room 1-430
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E9

Posted January 18, 2016 by AEN

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

Nov 18 2014 (All day) - Nov 23 2014 (All day)

Justice Film Festival LogoThe 9th Annual Marda Loop Justice Film Festival runs November 18-23, 2014. The Festival is a 6-day documentary film celebration, held at the River Park Church Auditorium, plus Stephen Leacock Theater at Mount Royal University, the Globe Theatre, and John Dutton Theatre at the Central Library. We will screen 24 documentaries—please stay for post-film conversations.

Free Admission Read more »

Location

various locations Calgary, AB

Posted October 24, 2014 by AEN

Refugees and the Environment: A story of cause and effect

Jan 31 2011 - 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Refugee movements are forced by and cause a host of environmental issues. Displacement by climate impacts is likely to be an ongoing issue for both the developed and developing world. Immigration policies and laws around environmental refugees are typically lacking. This presentation will discuss environmental refugees and climate change. Issues that will be canvassed include environmental justice and the current law and policy in Canada related to environmental refugees.

This event is part of International Week 2011, World on the Move: Unpacking Migration, which is being held January 31 – February 4, 2011 at the University of Alberta. To view the full program guide, go to http://www.iweek.ualberta.ca/internationalweek2011.cfm. Read more »

Location

Law Centre 237A
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

Posted January 27, 2011 by AEN

H2O Action: 'Water as a Human Right' Workshop

Mar 22 2010 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
At last week’s SEAWA conference, Hydrologist Richard Clissold made it very clear with his statement “We’re in a desert here” in Medicine Hat and it's getting drier every day. Water management is becoming an increasingly important issue in Alberta, particularly in the South Saskatchewan River Basin where we have seen extremely low flows with growing community and industrial demands.

Location

Medicine Hat College Theatre
Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat, AB

Posted March 22, 2010 by Anonymous

URGENT DEMO! Stand in solidarity with Indigenous people of Peru! Demand Petrolifera suspend their mining activities on indigenou

Jun 12 2009 - 12:00pm

 

COME OUT! Noon— Friday, June 12th ­ Petrolifera Headquaters in Calgary (Suite 900, 332 - 6 Avenue SW)

Reports this week have confirmed that Indigenous led protests against new "Free Trade" agreements in Peru have been met with brutal violence by the Peruvian government. The Peruvian police and military murdered up to 100 protesters on June 5/6 2009, and are continuing to terrorize people under a declared 'State of Emergency' while blaming the protesters for the violence. Read more »

Location

Petrolifera Headquaters
900 - 332 6 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted June 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Media Advisory: Alberta petroleum company called on to cease operations in Peru now

Concerned Albertans demands Petrolifera cease operations after Peruvian police massacre Indigenous protesters

11 Jun 2009

Calgary – Socially conscious Albertans are demanding that Calgary-based petroleum company Petrolifera stop operations until the Peruvian government ceases violent police actions against indigenous protestors in Bagua, near the Peruvian Amazon and initiates a meaningful consultation process on development projects as required by international law. More than 60 indigenous protesters and police have been killed this week.

Posted June 11, 2009 by Anonymous

Just Christmas: A Global Fair Trade Market Place

Nov 21 2008 - 5:30pm - Nov 22 2008 - 4:00pm

Looking for a unique multicultural shopping/dining experience? Come to Just Christmas! For over 25 years, the purchases made at Justice at Christmas have supported the building of healthy communities around the world.

Just Christmas is a global marketplace for quality arts, handmade crafts and other goods. This year, look forward to hearing world music and stories told in different languages, as well as enjoying food from our international kitchen.

For full Fair information visit us at: www.justchristmas.org Read more »

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted November 20, 2008 by Anonymous

Everyone's Downstream: Tarsands Realities & Resistance

Description:
Tar Sands Realities and Resistance Conference to be held at: University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada November 23rd-25th, 2007 Everyone's Downstream will be a conference designed to explore the links between oppression and self-determination on many levels: indigenous land rights, gender, ecological rights, workers democracy, anti-racism and anti-border perspectives as they relate directly to the tar sands of Northern Alberta. Speakers from a multitude of indigenous nations, social justice groups, and environmental organizations will discuss the social impacts of the tar sands on workers, women, indigenous nations, ecology, migrant populations, homelessness, and the anti-war movement. Read more »

Sierra Club of Canada - Chinook Group Monthly Meeting

Location:
Calgary

Description:
CAOC, 1111 Memorial Drive NWOur guest speaker will be Daniel Martinez from CUSO. He will chat about what their organization is up to. Read more »

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