Courses & Workshops

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Property rights & environmental protection: Conflict or confluence (Webinar)

Jan 18 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

What does our legal history have to say about our property rights? When do we move from confluence to conflict in reaching environmental objectives on our land? Is there a place for the “public interest” on private property?

The Alberta Government has recently struck a task force to consult with landowners regarding property rights. Undoubtedly this is in response to concerns raised around the impact of the Alberta Land Stewardship Act (and other laws) on a landowner’s property rights. Read more about Property rights & environmental protection: Conflict or confluence (Webinar)

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Webinar: The Environmental Petitions Process

Nov 23 2011 - 6:30pm

RCEN in partnership with We Canada present:

The Environmental Petitions Process: Helping You Contribute to Government Transparency and Accountability

In the Federal Sustainable Development Act, the federal government “acknowledges the need to integrate environmental, economic, and social factors in the making of all decisions by government.” Upholding this principle can be a challenge, but there are tools available to Canadian citizens and organizations – like yours – to make environmental concerns heard.  Read more about Webinar: The Environmental Petitions Process

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Alberta Land Stewardship Act: Digging Deeper (Webinar)

Nov 23 2011 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

The Alberta Land Stewardship Act (ALSA), which provides the legal framework for the province’s new land use planning and management system, has been in effect for two years. During that time, a first regional plan has been released in draft form, with a second soon to follow, and the first ALSA regulations have been enacted. Read more about Alberta Land Stewardship Act: Digging Deeper (Webinar)

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VegeDemo: VegeKids

Oct 25 2011 - 10:00pm to Oct 26 2011 - 12:00am

Raising a vegan or vegetarian child?  Interested in raising your child or children as vegetarian or vegan?  Fantastic!  Held earlier than the rest of our information sessions, feel free to bring your children out to this event.  Volunteers will be present to entertain the next generation while you hear first-hand accounts, tips and support from vegan mom, Emily Bourne. This information session begins at 4pm at Bonnie Doon Community Hall (9240 93 Street). This event is free, but donations will be collected. Read more about VegeDemo: VegeKids

Location

Bonnie Doon Community Hall
9240 93 Street NW
Edmonton , AB
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AEN Fall Meetings 2011

Nov 4 2011 - 4:00pm to Nov 5 2011 - 9:00pm

The AEN Fall Meetings are a valuable opportunity to gather, in-person, with fellow AEN member groups and caucus members. This year's meetings also include opportunities to meet with the Minister of the Environment & Water, and other representatives of that department. Read more about AEN Fall Meetings 2011

Location

Chateau Louis Hotel & Conference Centre
11727 Kingsway Avenue
T5G 3A1 Edmonton , AB
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Getting Ready for the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act: What your Group needs to know (Webinar)

Sep 7 2011 - 5:30pm

Building Blocks: ENGO Webinar Series

Expected to come into force this fall, the new Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act (NFP Act) sets out a host of new rules that could pose significant compliance challenges for federally incorporated not-for-profit organizations. How can you prepare for these changes? 

Register for our free webinar on Wednesday, September 7th at 11:30am MT Read more about Getting Ready for the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act: What your Group needs to know (Webinar)

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Urban Lakes & Wetlands Workshop

Sep 30 2011 - 6:00am to Oct 1 2011 - 6:00am

Earlybird registration deadline is August 31, 2011

18th Annual ALMS Workshop

Urban lakes are unique, and as such pose unique management issues. The focus of the 2011 ALMS workshop will be on management of the quality and quantity of water within urban lakes and wetlands, other than storm water treatment ponds, and land uses that will impact or affect these lakes and wetlands.   

Highlights include: Read more about Urban Lakes & Wetlands Workshop

Location

Chestermere Community Centre Chestermere , AB
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Passive House Design & Construction Training Course

Sep 12 2011 - 6:00am to Sep 16 2011 - 6:00am

Join us for our 2011 Passive House Training Course in Calgary, AB September 12-16, 2011.  Each course is a challenging and intensive full week of instruction, and is aimed at Canadian building professionals who have a passion to learn the art of Passive House design, the world’s leading standard in low‐energy, sustainable construction. This is the only course in North America based on the 2010 international Passive House training program (CEPH). We work in collaboration with the Passivhaus Institut in Germany, the world authority on this type of construction, and with the international Passive House community. Read more about Passive House Design & Construction Training Course

Location

CMHC Office
Suite 200, 1000 7 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
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Photovoltaics for Electricians Class

Oct 29 2011 - 12:30am to Oct 30 2011 - 10:30pm

This class is designed for electricians or those with electrical experience and an understanding of electrical theory and electrical terminology. The class will overview system design, siting, shading and maintenance issues. Photovoltaic equipment including modules, racking systems, inverters, charge controllers, and batteries will be introduced. Section 50 of the Canadian Electrical Code will be interpreted.

October 28-30, 2011 Read more about Photovoltaics for Electricians Class

Location

Room X-105
NAIT Main Campus
Edmonton , AB

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