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Sierra Club Chinook Group Monthly Meeting: "A Nuclear Future for Alberta?"

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Sierra Club of Canada — Chinook GroupThe Chinook Group's regular monthly public meeting will take place Wednesday, September 5 from 7 to 9 pm at the Calgary Area Outdoor Council building at 1111 Memorial Drive NW. This month's topic:Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd has joined forces with a local group (Energy Alberta Corporation) to sell Albertans on nuclear development. Elena Schacherl, representing a provincial coalition group, Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy (CAUSE), will fill us in on the scope and status of this proposal for nuclear development in Alberta.

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Tools for Change - Media Activism Workshop

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Tools for Change presented by Greenpeace and the Sierra Club Prairie ChapterIn our crazy commercial world we can't expect media to just show up at our events. This workshop will give you tips on how to get media interested in your issues and campaigns. Come out and learn how to craft messaging to beat corporate control over media and design events busy journalists will come out to. Workshop your beginning or advanced media skills. If you've never done an interview before learn how to handle a press scrum, an angry journalist, beat the corporate control over media and get your message in the news.

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Sierra Club Chinook Group Monthly Meeting: "A Thousand Barrels a Second", Peter Tertzakian

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Sierra Club of Canada — Chinook GroupThe Sierra Club Chinook Group hosts a monthly meeting series on the 1st Wed. of every month from 7 to 9 pm at the Calgary Area Outdoor Council at 1111 Memorial Drive NW. Best-selling author of A Thousand Barrels a Second, published by McGraw-Hill, Peter Tertzakian is the Chief Energy Economist of ARC Financial Corporation, one of the world's leading energy investment firms.

Tools for Change Workshop: Non-Violent Direct Action & Grassroots Organizing

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Presented by GREENPEACE and the Sierra Club of Canada — Prairie ChapterOn Aug 19 at 1:00, GREENPEACE and the Sierra Club will unite forces to provide the first in a series of workshops designed to give you the tools you need to create some change and stop one of the most environmentally devastating projects on the face of the planet - the Alberta Tar Sands.

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Music for the Headwaters in support of the Andy Russell I’tai sah kòp Wildland Park

Hosted by: Sierra Club of Canada, Castle-Crown Wilderness Coalition, Southern Alberta Community of Environmental Educators and Southern Alberta Youth for Environmental Education

Sponsored by: The Calgary Foundation, City of Lethbridge, Stepping Stone Cabins Bed & Breakfast

Friday, Sept. 14, 2007
Lethbridge University Theatre
  • James Keelaghan
  • Lesley Schatz
  • John Wort Hannam
  • Sid Marty
  • Simone Smith
Friday, Sept. 28, 2007
Calgary Orpheus Theatre at SAIT
  • Connie Kaldor
  • David Wilkie & Cowboy Celtic
  • Sid Marty
  • Simone Smith

With Grizzly Country film clips introduced by the family of Andy Russell.
Doors open 6:30 pm with Silent Auction & Displays. Concert 7:30 pm

Tickets: advance $25, at door $30 (General Admission)
https://getinvolved.sierraclub.ca/andy-russell/tickets.php Read more about Music for the Headwaters in support of the Andy Russell I’tai sah kòp Wildland Park

Film screening and panel discussion: What does the Mackenzie Gas Project mean for Alberta?

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The Mackenzie River is Canada’s wildest big river, flowing through 1800 kilometers of globally important forests and tundra.The Mackenzie is now threatened by Canada’s biggest natural gas pipeline project ever. If it proceeds, the Mackenzie Gas Project will trigger the transformation of the region from largely intact wilderness to industrial landscape.

Sierra Club Chinook Group Monthly Meeting: Life Cycle Value Assessment

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Sierra Club of Canada - Chinook Group Greg Powell, an eco-efficiency analyst with the Pembina Institute, will present Life Cycle Value Assessment (LCVA). LCVA is a methodology that Pembina's corporate clients employ to determine the best project option based on the triple bottom-line (financial, social and environmental). Greg will provide an overview of the methodology and provide case studies of how oil & gas companies have gained financially while reducing environmental impacts and generating social benefit.

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