Sustainability

Pathways 2 Sustainability

May 20 2009 - 11:00pm to May 22 2009 - 11:00pm

Experience - Connect - Create

Registrations Open!

From May 20th to May 22nd, 2009, you are invited to join with Albertans from all corners of the province for a lively, interactive conference that will give you hands-on experience with municipal sustainability planning. Read more about Pathways 2 Sustainability

Location

Cochrane RancheHouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane , AB

Sustainable Book Discussion: Jane Jacobs' Dark Age Ahead

Feb 12 2009 - 1:00am to 2:30am

Sustainable Book Discussion at the Calgary Public Library

Looking for a chance to chat about trends and issues in Calgary these days?
Consider joining the Sustainable Book discussion at the Calgary Public Library.

The Book this month is Jane Jacobs. Dark Age Ahead. (2005) Read more about Sustainable Book Discussion: Jane Jacobs' Dark Age Ahead

Location

4th Floor North Meeting Room, W.R. Castell Central Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB

YEP Event: Canadian Sustainability Challenges with Dr. Bob Page

Feb 12 2009 - 1:00am

Dr. Bob Page, Chairman of the Board NRTEE, will be addressing sustainability challenges facing Canada and the current state of climate policy in Canada.

Dr. Page has 25 years of experience as the U fo C TransAlta Corporation Professor of Environmental Management and Sustainability. He worked as vice-president of sustainable development for TransAlta for 10 years on carbon offset projects and market-based trading to help reduce the company's greenhouse gas emissions.  Read more about YEP Event: Canadian Sustainability Challenges with Dr. Bob Page

Location

Ceili's Irish Pub
803 8 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

Edmonton-Based Collaborative Sustainability Blog

The King's University College in Edmonton recently launched a collaborative sustainability blog called "The King's Green Pad" at http://kingsgreenpad.ca. We invite our community to think with us through comments and dialog about environmental, social and economic sustainability here in Edmonton.

Michael P. Ferber
Assistant Professor of Geography/Director of Environmental Studies
Read more about Edmonton-Based Collaborative Sustainability Blog

Thoughtful Tuesday Documentary: "Buyer Be Fair"

Dec 17 2008 - 2:00am

Presented by Steeps Tea Lounge & Earth's General Store

James Spurlock/Rob VanAlkemade. 90 minutes. 2007.
http://www.buyerbefair.org

A documentary that explores how conscious consumers and businesses can use the market to promote social justice and environmental sustainability through product labelling. Read more about Thoughtful Tuesday Documentary: "Buyer Be Fair"

Location

Steeps Tea Lounge College Plaza
11116 82 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

Sustainability for Small Business: Making the Economic Case

Nov 13 2008 - 1:30am

Join Calgary's business leaders for a presentation by Bob Willard, renowned author and sustainability strategist. Bob will be sharing his insights into the importance of sustainability for small business and providing practical advice for local business owners.

The keynote address will be followed by a book signing and networking reception. Learn more about the value of sustainability and meet local business owners. Come get to know Calgary's green business community! Read more about Sustainability for Small Business: Making the Economic Case

Location

W. R. Castell Library
616 Macleod Trail SE
Calgary , AB

Otesha Project Bike Tour Community Performance: Choices

Aug 24 2008 - 1:30am

Theatre troupe changing the world from the seat of their bicycles

The Otesha Project

A group of young cyclists from across Canada will ride into Calgary later this month carrying with them an inspiring message of hope and sustainability. Members of the Otesha Project will perform their award-winning play, Choices, at the Arusha Centre in the Old Y (223 12 Ave SW) on Saturday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m. Read more about Otesha Project Bike Tour Community Performance: Choices

Location

Arusha Centre, Old 'Y' Building
223 12 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

Politics in the Park Series: Energy Security in a Time of Scarcity

Aug 2 2008 - 9:30pm

Sierra Club of Canada — Prairie Chapter

What does energy security mean in a world where oil and natural gas prices are hitting record highs, and how can Edmontonians begin to think about their energy in a way that will protect the earth as well as their own access to energy? What are the real alternatives to how energy is produced in Alberta right now, and how can these alternatives be implemented in a northern climate like ours? Read more about Politics in the Park Series: Energy Security in a Time of Scarcity

Location

McIntyre (Gazebo) Park
83 Avenue & 104 Street
Edmonton , AB

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