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Otesha Project's cross-Canada cycling tour stops in Calgary

Description:
The Otesha Project is coming to Calgary!A dream born in Kenya has become a charitable organization of hopeful young people uniting as the Otesha Project. Otesha, which means "reason to dream" in Swahili, was created to mobilize youth to create local and global change through their daily consumer choices. We believe that there are alternatives to our culture of overconsumption, and that each one of us has opportunities to have positive impacts every single day.

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.

Documentary Screening - A Convenient Truth: Urban Solutions from Curitiba, Brazil

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Attend the screening of an informative documentary about a real success story. Learn how to make Calgary a sustainable city.One night onlyWhen: Thursday June 7, 2007 - 7 pm Where: Plaza Theatre - 1133 Kensington Road NW Cost: $10. Tickets in advance at Climate Change Central or at the door. Info: www.ecolivingfair.ca or call 288-6046

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Mayor's Environment Expo

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Where: Municipal Building AtriumWhen: June 5-7, 2007Time: 9:00am-3:00pmWho: Focus is on Calgary students but also something for everyoneCost: Free

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Mayor's Environment Expo

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Where: Municipal Building AtriumWhen: June 5-7, 2007Time: 9:00am-3:00pmWho: Focus is on Calgary students but also something for everyoneCost: Free

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Mayor's Environment Expo

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Where: Municipal Building AtriumWhen: June 5-7, 2007Time: 9:00am-3:00pmWho: Focus is on Calgary students but also something for everyoneCost: Free

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Alberta Working Group for the UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Are you concerned about education for environmental integrity, economic viability and social justice in Alberta?Are you prepared to invest your imagination and time to envision education for sustainable development in Alberta? An emerging network of individuals and representatives from provincial organizations and institutions invites you to participate in this vital, UN based initiative.

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Planning Sustainable Cities Lecture Series

Location:
Calgary

Description:
Feburary 13, 2007 from 6 - 8 pmThe Nickle Arts Museum,University of CalgaryGuests:Planning Sustainable CitiesDr Nola-Kate SeymoarCEO, Sustainable Cities Plus NetworkDr William ReesProfessor, University of British ColumbiaGreg YeomansSenior Planner, Greater Vancouver Regional DistrictRSVP: Amanda Adnum | adnum [at] ucalgary [dot] ca | 220-3095For more information Contact Dr. Sasha Tsenkova at 220-2155

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