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Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Climate Change & the lead up to Copenhagen

Oct 8 2009 - 1:00am

Panel Discussion on Climate Change and the Lead up to the Copenhagen Discussions this fall.

For our October meeting, we have another Panel Discussion, this one on Climate Change and the lead up to Copenhagen 2009 (COP 15), the United Nations Climate Conference, in December. For this discussion we will be joined by three of Calgary’s leaders in the climate discussion: Read more about Sierra Club Chinook Group Meeting: Climate Change & the lead up to Copenhagen

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW
Calgary , AB
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H2Oil Interactive Panel

Oct 4 2009 - 8:00pm to 10:00pm

Follow-up Interactive Panel to CIFF showings of H2Oil

Free

This year the Calgary Film Fest will be featuring the film H2Oil. It is a film that asks: What is more important, water or oil? Will the quest for profit overshadow efforts to protect public health and the environment in Canada's richest province? Read more about H2Oil Interactive Panel

Location

Unitarian Church
1703 1 Street NW
Calgary , AB
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H2Oil Interactive Panel

Oct 2 2009 - 12:30am

This year the Edmonton Film Fest will be featuring the film H2Oil. It is a film that asks: What is more important, water or oil? Will the quest for profit overshadow efforts to protect public health and the environment in Canada's richest province? 

In addition many local organizations will be co-hosting an interactive panel with the director Shannon Walsh,  George Poitras of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, Eriel Deranger of the Rainforest Action Network, MacDonald Stainsby of Oil Sands Truth and Heather Milton Lightning of the Indigenous Environmental Network. Read more about H2Oil Interactive Panel

Location

Telus Centre Room 150
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
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Reducing Pesticide Use in Edmonton

May 14 2009 - 7:00pm

Spring has sprung in Edmonton and the concern for lawn maintenance and weed control is a growing concern for residents. However, too many residents are turning towards harmful pesticides as an answer. The Canadian Cancer Society (Alberta and North West Territories division) has partnered with Pesticide-Free Edmonton in hopes to create awareness about alternative weed control options and establish a ban on cosmetic use of pesticides in Edmonton. Read more about Reducing Pesticide Use in Edmonton

Location

Child Health Clinic, Mother Rosalie Health Services Centre
231—16930 87 Avenue NW Edmonton
Alberta
Event

Tar Sands Public Meeting with Linda Duncan MP

May 13 2009 - 1:00am
Linda Duncan will host a public meeting to talk about the impact of tar sands developments on the environment and First Nations. Linda has invited Chief Allan Adams of the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation and Chief Francois Paulette, Elder Spokesman for the Smiths Landing First Nation and former Grand Chief of Treaty Eight, to speak to the meeting and take questions and comments. All are welcome! Read more about Tar Sands Public Meeting with Linda Duncan MP

Location

TransAlta Arts Barns
10330 84 Avenue
Edmonton , AB
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Calgary Regional Partnership Plan — Extra Open House

Apr 4 2009 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm

The Calgary Regional Partnership has added an open house in Calgary for feedback on its regional plan. If you have not made it out to previous open houses here is your chance. Your feedback is crucial to ensure the CRP plan has clear targets for maintaining open spaces, clean water and wildlife.

The Calgary Regional Partnership's regional plan needs to set targets for maintaining open spaces, clean water, and wildlife. They need to hear from you to make this happen.
Read more about Calgary Regional Partnership Plan — Extra Open House

Location

Calgary Metropolitan Centre
333 4 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
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Low Impact Development Criteria Launch & ALIDP AGM

May 13 2009 - 4:30pm to 7:00pm

The Alberta Low Impact Development Partnership (ALIDP) invites you to attend our second Annual General Meeting and launch of LID Criteria for Alberta on May 13, 2009 in Red Deer, AB. Members are invited to participate in the AGM & complimentary lunch from 10:30 - 1:00pm at the Holiday Inn 6500 67th Street, Red Deer. We will then open the doors to present the LID Criteria for AB, and invite feedback from all those interested in attending. For more information or to register, please visit www.alidp.org. See you there! Read more about Low Impact Development Criteria Launch & ALIDP AGM

Location

Holiday Inn
6500 67 Street
Red Deer , AB
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Learn the Facts About Bill 19

Apr 10 2009 - 1:00am to 3:00am

The Public is Invited to Attend a Critical Meeting Pertaining to Democratic Rights and the Proposed Bill 19, which gives the Government Unprecedented Powers to Expropriate Private Property

Come out and Learn the Facts about Bill 19!

Admission is Free

Bill 19 has Serious Consequences affecting the Environment, Small Businesses, Farm/Ranch Operations and your Democratic Rights Read more about Learn the Facts About Bill 19

Location

Creekside Hall
600B 9 Street
Canmore , AB
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Public Forum: What's Going on With Bill 19?

Apr 3 2009 - 2:00am to 4:00am

What's going on with Bill 19? New powers for government ministers and criminalization of the public? What does this mean for the future of our province?

Bill 19 has caused a wave of concern across the entire province, with a growing outcry from farmers and landowners as well as environmental and social justice community groups. But what does Bill 19 mean for folks who live in the city or the suburbs? What does it mean for our environment? Come find out what's going on and why some feel this Bill needs to be stopped. Read more about Public Forum: What's Going on With Bill 19?

Location

The Village Community Center
10429 79 Avenue
Edmonton , AB

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