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The Fight for Water: Challenging Water Markets in Alberta

Oct 27 2010 - 1:00am

Featuring

Maude Barlow

National Chairperson of the Council of Canadians
Senior Advisor on Water to the 63rd President of the United Nations General Assembly

Ian Douglas

National Coordinator, Fair Water Use Australia (via Skype from Australia)

Other speakers to be announced

FREE (donations accepted) Read more about The Fight for Water: Challenging Water Markets in Alberta

Location

Engineering Teaching and Learning Complex (ETLC) 1-001
University of Alberta Campus (East of 116 Street between 91 and 92 Avenues)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Local Food & Bicycle Movements: Environmental & Cultural Sustenance in Times of Peril & Promise

Oct 12 2010 - 11:30pm

Uprisings for the Earth

Calgary’s Local Food, Bike Culture, and a Conversation on “Environmental and Cultural Sustenance in Times of Peril and Promise” with Author, Osprey Orielle Lake, author of "Uprisings for the Earth". Participate in a state-of-the-union on social movements reshaping Calgary.

Presenters will be Jackie Mann, Two Wheel View/Good Life Bike Shop and Jackie Puff, Calgary community garden participant and researcher.

Free admission Read more about Local Food & Bicycle Movements: Environmental & Cultural Sustenance in Times of Peril & Promise

Location

2nd Floor Lounge
Wyckham House, Mount Royal University
Calgary , AB
Event

Canmore All-Candidates Environmental Election Forum

Oct 8 2010 - 1:00am
  • Meet and hear election candidates for Canmore Town Council
  • Question their views on environmental stewardship, community values and sustainability
  • Voting on Monday October 18 between 10am-8pm at the Civic Centre
  • Advance voting on Friday, October 8 between 1-7pm and Saturday, October 9 between 10am-2pm at the Civic Centre

This forum is sponsored by:

  • Bow Corridor Organization for Responsible Development, and
  • Bow Valley Clean Air Society
Read more about Canmore All-Candidates Environmental Election Forum >

Location

Canmore Seniors Association Drop-in Centre (Creekside Hall)
609 9 Street
Canmore , AB
Event

Upper McLeod River Information Session

Sep 25 2010 - 3:00pm to 11:00pm

Gravel Mining in the Athabasca Basin

Peggy Lucy, Keepers of the Athabasca

Cumulative Effects in Headwaters Regions

Tony Antoniuk, P.Biol., RPBio. ALCES Landscape and Land-Use Ltd.

Watershed Management Plan Upper Bow Basin

Rob Wolf, MEDes, P. Biol. Partnerships, Planning and Strategic Engagement, Southern Region, Alberta Environment Read more about Upper McLeod River Information Session

Location

The Red Brick
4818 7 Avenue
Edson , AB
Event

The Way We Green Panel Discussion

Jun 16 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Eco Experts Debate Edmonton’s Future

Panel discusses options for long-term environmental issues.

What environmental issues are most important for Edmonton? Air pollution or greenhouse gas emissions? Food security or urban sprawl? Biodiversity or oil dependence? Water supply or extreme weather events? What should Edmontonians do to ensure a sustainable city? Read more about The Way We Green Panel Discussion

Location

Ledcor Theatre, Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square (or live online at www.TheWayWeGreen.ca)
Edmonton , AB
Event

Community Supported Energy

Jun 11 2010 - 12:30am to 3:00am

After decades of riding the roller-coaster of the fossil fuel sector's boom and bust cycles, the time has come for Alberta to forge a new energy path. Diversifying our energy economy will not only provide tens of thousands of green jobs for Albertans, but it has the opportunity to create just solutions to our province's contributions to global climate change and the resultant environmental impacts on the air, water, and land we depend on for our standard of living.

Read more about Community Supported Energy>

Location

Kerry Wood Nature Centre Red Deer , AB
Event

RePower Alberta Public Launch

May 27 2010 - 1:00am

Sierra Club Prairie and Greenpeace Canada have launched the Province-wide green tour, ‘RePower Alberta: Building the Green Economy’, and will see leaders in various sectors of the green jobs economy talking about the growing economic and community benefits of moving to a green economy and how to start laying the stepping stones in getting there.

Speakers Include: Read more about RePower Alberta Public Launch

Location

ELTC 1-003
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
Event

Local Leadership on Renewable Energy

May 28 2010 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

Register here by May 21 to guarantee a spot 

What

On May 28, we will bring together some of the individuals and groups who are working to ensure a green energy future becomes a reality in Alberta.

Discussion and dialogue will be the format, building upon the overwhelming information from the March 12 video conference: Local Energy, Environment and Community Action.

We will choose 2 or 3 of the following topics as guides for the afternoon (you vote for the topics when you register [external link]):

  • Green Energy Act for Alberta
  • Engaging municipalities on green energy
  • Community-scale green energy
  • Green energy and the October municipal elections
  • Structural shifts required to expand green energy
  • Strengthening the network working on green energy
Read more about Local Leadership on Renewable Energy>
Event

RePower Alberta: Building the Green Economy

May 19 2010 - 1:30am

RePower Alberta

Speakers Include:

  • Tim Weis, M.Sc., P.Eng. — Director of Renewable Energy and Efficiency at the Pembina Institute
  • Randall Benson, Journeyman electrician, and founder Off The Grid – Renewable Energy Power Systems
  • Sheryle Carlson, Associate Director, Sierra Club of Canada Prairie Chapter
  • Mike Hudema, Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner
Read more about RePower Alberta: Building the Green Economy>

Location

Legion Hall
Manning , AB
Event

RePower Alberta: Building the Green Economy

May 18 2010 - 1:30am

RePower Alberta

Speakers Include:

  • Tim Weis, M.Sc., P.Eng. — Director of Renewable Energy and Efficiency at the Pembina Institute
  • Randall Benson, Journeyman electrician, and founder Off The Grid – Renewable Energy Power Systems
  • Sheryle Carlson, Associate Director, Sierra Club of Canada Prairie Chapter
  • Mike Hudema, Greenpeace Climate and Energy Campaigner
Read more about RePower Alberta: Building the Green Economy>

Location

Catholic Conference Centre
10307 99 Street
Peace River , AB

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