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Sustainability, Environment, Education and Development Summit

Sep 19 2008 - 12:00pm - 8:30pm

On Friday, Sept. 19, starting at noon, the Kerry Wood Nature Centre will be hosting a summit on environmental sustainability. It is called the S.E.E.D. Summit, which stands for Sustainability, Environment, Education and Development. The purpose of the summit is to give interested individuals and groups a chance to meet other like-minded people and organizations to network and grow the projects they are involved in.

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre
6300 45 Avenue
Red Deer, AB

Posted September 11, 2008 by Anonymous

Reduce Auto Emissions Petition

Bow Valley Clean Air Society

Since we can’t eliminate the use of cars all together, help us ensure that Canada’s outdated vehicle emissions standards are drastically improved. By adopting standards equivalent to California’s Clean Cars law, we would reduce carbon emissions from cars by 30 per cent by 2016, using only existing and available technology. Please sign this petition, which asks the Alberta Government to adopt the California standards for vehicle emissions. Read more »

Posted August 22, 2008 by Anonymous

A Campaign for a Sustainable Future

Aug 27 2008 - 6:00pm

Sustainable Calgary

Did you know that the City of Calgary is currently developing a long-term plan that will direct growth for the next 50 to 60 years?

The Plan It Calgary project explores possible futures for Calgary through an integrated land use and mobility plan that accommodates an additional 1.3 million people and over 600,000 jobs. Managing how and where this growth occurs will be critical in creating a sustainable city. Read more »

Location

Old YWCA building, main floor meeting room
223 12 Avenue SW
Calgary, AB

Posted August 22, 2008 by Anonymous

Dreamy Bike Ride & Outdoor Film Screening

Jun 28 2008 - 10:00pm

Imagine, A drive-in movie just for bikes! How Dreamy!

The Bike Tree Collective Presents

The Dreamy Bike Ride 2008!

A night time ride through Calgary, ending in Riley Park for a free film screening.

Bike enthusiasts, local activists, as well as fans of local and Canadian film will come together to celebrate a car-free way to spend a Saturday night. On June 28th, everyone is invited to meet at 10pm at the Olympic Rings in Eau Claire Plaza. Bring your bike, and lots of friends! After a leisurely bike ride through the downtown and Riverside area, bikers will be brought to Riley Park to watch a film screening of You Never Bike Alone (A documentary about Vancouver’s Critical Mass movement), as well as shorts by local Film Makers. There will be a vegan bake sale, refreshments, and free popcorn! Read more »

Locations

Eau Claire Plaza
Calgary, AB
Riley Park
Calgary, AB

Posted June 20, 2008 by Anonymous

Bikeology Festival

Jun 28 2008 - 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Edmonton’s Wild Ride Festival

Bikeology

June 28 is the ultimate day for velo-love in Edmonton and you are invited to Beaver Hills House Park, Jasper Ave + 105th St. at noon. Stay til 5 p.m. when we call it a day. Best of all, ITS FREE!

What is Bikeology?

It is the science of how bike culture and velo-love can transform our lives and make our community stronger. Read more »

Location

Beaver Hills House Park
105 Street and Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 9, 2008 by Anonymous

Edmonton Bicycle Transportation Plan Open House

Jun 18 2008 - 4:00pm - 8:00pm

Project Overview

The City of Edmonton retained Stantec Consulting in early 2007 to update the City's 1992 Bicycle Transportation Plan (BTP). The BTP is one of the guiding documents for the Transportation Department, dealing with how bicycles are integrated into Edmonton's transportation system. Route expansion, maintenance and engineering standards will be examined along with bike parking, connections to transit, and other supporting programs and policies. Read more »

Location

Stantec Centre
10160 112 Street
Edmonton, AB

Posted June 9, 2008 by Anonymous

Public Talk: Energy and Transport in the Next Decades

Jun 9 2008 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Citizens for Better Transit is pleased to announce a special public presentation by Dr. Richard Gilbert, co-author of the recently released book 'Transport Revolutions' (Earthscan Publishers January 2008) on the evening of Monday, June 9th, 2008, 7:00 to 9:00 pm, in the Edmonton Room of the Edmonton Public Library, Stanley Milner Branch. Gilbert's talk is entitled "Energy and Transport in the Next Decades". Read more »

Location

Edmonton Room, Stanley A. Milner Library
7 Sir Winston Churchill Square NW
Edmonton, AB

Posted May 26, 2008 by Anonymous

Calgary Commuter Challenge

Jun 1 2008 (All day) - Jun 7 2008 (All day)

What Moves You?

What is moving you this Environment Week? Sustainable Alberta Association is once again the proud host of Commuter Challenge and it is coming soon so gear up your bike, stretch out your legs, and pick up your bus pass to get ready! This 18th annual event promotes Calgary workplaces and individuals to experience sustainable modes of transportation. Read more »

Posted May 9, 2008 by Anonymous

Rideshare Week 2007 - 'Pledge to Pool' Campaign

The goal of Carpool.ca's Annual Rideshare Week Campaign is to increase program awareness and encourage commuters to try carpooling for one week every Fall. A variety of promotions are held in communities across Canada. The focus of Rideshare Week 2007 is a 'Pledge to Pool' campaign. Commuters are encouraged to make a personal online pledge to carpool once during their region's respective Rideshare Week. All submitted 'Pledges' will be entered into random regional draws for prizes. Read more »

Posted October 18, 2007 by Anonymous

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