Forums & Panels

Event

As Long As the Rivers Flow: Water Justice & Indigenous Sovereignty

Mar 24 2011 - 1:00am

A panel featuring Cree Elder Lillian Shirt, Indigenous rights lawyer Clayton Leonard and Indigenous activist and Greenpeace campaigner Melina Massimo-Laboucan.

Many are surprised to learn that within Canada are people who the Public Health Agency of Canada say live in “third world conditions”; in fact, many Indigenous communities on Turtle Island live without access to one of the most basic needs: clean water.

Come to learn about what made this the reality in Canada, and what is being and can be done in the fight for water justice. Read more about As Long As the Rivers Flow: Water Justice & Indigenous Sovereignty

Location

Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) Room 1-007
University of Alberta (East of 116 St between 91 and 92 Avenues)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Moving Forward with the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan Phase Two

Mar 25 2011 - 2:45pm to 9:30pm

Basin Forum & Workshop

Focus: Land Use, Headwaters, Riparian Areas & Wetlands

With morning presentations by guest speakers on headwaters, land use, wetlands and riparian areas.  This will be followed by facilitated break-out sessions in the afternoon where attendees will be asked to provide comments on the latest version of the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan.

A full agenda and copy of the latest version of the draft Plan will be sent to all registered attendees in advance of the forum. Read more about Moving Forward with the Bow Basin Watershed Management Plan Phase Two

Location

Cochrane Ranchehouse
101 RancheHouse Road
Cochrane , AB
Event

Edmonton Water Week

Mar 21 2011 - 6:00am to Mar 26 2011 - 6:00am

Check the Edmonton Water Week website for a full slate of events

Edmonton Water Week is a full week of events to mark World Water Day, which falls annually on March 22, following a United Nations initiative that grew out of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. Read more about Edmonton Water Week

Location

various locations Edmonton , AB
Event

Get Engaged with Your Parks - A Stimulating Evening with Park Experts

Mar 10 2011 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Cost: Free

The Southern Alberta chapter of the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS SAB) would like to invite you to an exciting evening in Calgary with park experts as we discuss and celebrate the CPAWS SAB chapter's video, "Parks and Protected Areas: A Simple Solution to our Complex Problems." CPAWS SAB worked ardently with local volunteers to create a short video about our parks, grizzly bear recovery, and climate change.

We have invited local experts Chris Manderson (Natural Area Management Lead, City of Calgary, Parks), Jim Stomp (Site Manager - Fish Creek District Alberta Tourism, Parks, Recreation and Culture), and Dave Poulton (Environmental Consultant, Environmental Strategies) to discuss with YOU the role of parks and protected areas in our human and wilderness communities. Read more about Get Engaged with Your Parks - A Stimulating Evening with Park Experts

Location

The Plaza Theatre
1133 Kensington Road NW
Calgary , AB
Event

Alberta's Environment and Economy in the Global Spotlight

Mar 13 2011 - 7:30pm to 10:30pm

Speaker: Sheila Muxlow, Director, Sierra Club Prairie

Invited: Representatives of the Alberta Liberals, Alberta NDP, Alberta Party & Vision 2012 (new Greens)

Where are we now?

What would be different with a progressive government?

What would and could the progressive parties do in government that is different from the Conservatives and Wildrose Alliance?

  • Update on DRP's ChangeAlberta.ca strategy
  • Social hour with live music - fiddle/violin & guitar
  • Beverages and Raffle Prize viewing at 1:15

Co-sponsored by the Alberta Democratic Renewal Project and Sierra Club Prairie

RSVP to Ann at [email protected] Read more about Alberta's Environment and Economy in the Global Spotlight

Location

Riverdale Community Hall
9231 100 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB
Event

RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy

Mar 3 2011 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Do you think you have to choose between a great job and a healthy environment for your children? You don’t have to!

Learn the facts about Alberta’s potential for a green collar economy and how we can work together to put the power back in the hands of Albertans! Read more about RePower Alberta: Building the Green Energy Economy

Location

Calgary Area Outdoor Council
1111 Memorial Drive NW (downstairs)
Calgary , AB
Event

Vermilion River Watershed Open House

Mar 4 2011 - 1:00am to 4:00am

Learn about what our communities can do for the future of the Vermilion River and the North Saskatchewan River Watershed. Come to an open house hosted by the Vermilion River Watershed Management Project and the North Saskatchewan Watershed Alliance (NSWA). Everyone is welcome! Refreshments will be served. For more information go to http://nswa.ab.ca/vermilion or Contact Graham Watt ([email protected] – 780-496-2870)

Presentations at 6:30 and 7:30 P.M. with round table discussions following presentations  Read more about Vermilion River Watershed Open House

Location

Elks Hall
(49th St North of 50th Avenue)
Mannville , AB
Event

Public Dialogue: The path to a Canadian clean, sustainable energy future

Feb 24 2011 - 2:30am

Linda Duncan, MP, Edmonton-Strathcona invites you to a Public Dialogue:

Linda has invited three knowledgeable guest speakers to talk about their vision for a clean energy economy. Please join us.

Keynotes

Read more about Public Dialogue: The path to a Canadian clean, sustainable energy future>

Location

Lobby of the TransAlta Arts Barns
10330 84 Avenue
Edmonton , AB
Event

Oilsands Visionaries Speakers Series: Dr. Peter Silverstone and the World's Greenest Oil

Mar 15 2011 - 11:30pm to Mar 16 2011 - 1:30am

Visionary

Dr. Peter Silverstone
Author of World's Greenest Oil

Panelists

  • TBA (Government)
  • TBA (Suncor)
  • TBA (First Nations)

For further information, please contact Avnish Nanda ([email protected] or 780-884-2590) or Alastair Fraser ([email protected]). Read more about Oilsands Visionaries Speakers Series: Dr. Peter Silverstone and the World's Greenest Oil

Location

TBA Edmonton , AB
Event

Oilsands Visionaries Speakers Series: Dr. Andrew Leach

Mar 4 2011 - 2:00am to 4:00am

Visionary

Dr. Andrew Leach
Energy, Environment, & Resource Economics Professor with the Alberta School of Business and author of the blog Rescuing the Frog

Panelists

For further information, please contact Avnish Nanda ([email protected] or 780-884-2590) or Alastair Fraser ([email protected]). Read more about Oilsands Visionaries Speakers Series: Dr. Andrew Leach

Location

University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB

Pages

Subscribe to Forums & Panels