Rallies & Actions

Commuter Challenge

Jun 5 2011 - 6:00am to Jun 11 2011 - 6:00am

Commuter Challenge…

  • Is a week-long event during Canadian Environment Week (June 5 – 11, 2011)
  • Is a friendly competition between Canadian cities and workplaces
  • Encourages Canadians to leave their cars at home
  • Rewards walking, cycling, carpooling/ride-sharing, taking transit and telecommuting
  • Celebrates active and sustainable transportation
  • Is nationally hosted by Sustainable Alberta Association
  • Is locally hosted by City Coordinators who support workplaces

Read more about Commuter Challenge

River Valley Clean Up

May 1 2011 - 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Come join the North Saskatchewan Riverkeeper at the 24th Annual River Valley Clean Up on Sunday, May 1 from 10AM-2PM.

We meet at Victoria Park to begin the event.

Please rsvp to Glenn Isaac at: [email protected]

For more details:http://www.edmonton.ca/environmental/capital_city_cleanup/river-valley-clean-up.aspx Read more about River Valley Clean Up

Location

Victoria Park
Edmonton , AB

People's Assembly for Climate Justice

Dec 5 2010 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm

During the next major round of climate negotiations in Cancun Mexico (November 29th to December 10th), People's Assemblies on Climate Justice (PACJ) will be taking place across Canada. PACJ are movement-building and organizing events. The focus is on dialogue and transforming awareness into action through community-based climate justice actions. Read more about People's Assembly for Climate Justice

Location

Memorial Park Library
1221 2nd Street SW
Calgary , AB

Rally! No Tar Sands, No Pipeline, No Tankers - No Problem!

Oct 16 2010 - 7:00pm

Solidarity Rally!

No Tar Sands, No Tankers, No Pipeline, No Problem - Clean Energy Now!

Stand in solidarity with communities from Alberta to the BC coast fighting the Tar Sands, the most environmentally devastating project in human history. There will be rallies happening on October 16th and 17th in Toronto, Vancouver, Edmonton and in Prince George to send the message loud and clear that the extraction and transportation of dirty oil is not the answer! Read more about Rally! No Tar Sands, No Pipeline, No Tankers - No Problem!

Location

McIntyre (Gazebo) Park
83 Avenue & 104 Street
Edmonton , AB

Earth Hour in Calgary

Mar 28 2010 - 2:00am to 3:30am

EcoLiving Events and The City of Calgary presents “Earth Hour in Calgary” at Olympic Plaza. Come out and show that Calgary supports this global initiative.  Activities start at 8:00pm and conclude at 9:30pm. Particpate in our countdown, listen to local musicians, discuss climate change solutions and have some hot chocolate heated by the solar power.

Registration is not required but comments are encouraged on either the EcoLiving or Footprint Facebook Site. Read more about Earth Hour in Calgary

Location

Olympic Plaza
Calgary , AB

CANCELLED: Copenhagen Climate Vigil

Dec 12 2009 - 12:30am to 1:30am

Update: The December 11 vigil has decided to amalgamate with the December 12 vigil taking place at the Alberta Legislature from 5:30 - 6:30 pm.

The weekend of Dec 11-13 marks the mid-way point of the climate talks taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark. To mark the occasion people around the world will gather in solemn solidarity with the nations and peoples for whom delay on climate action could mean extinction.  Read more about CANCELLED: Copenhagen Climate Vigil

Location

Alberta Legislature Grounds
10800 97 Avenue
Edmonton , AB

TckTckTck Vigil For A Real Deal in Copenhagen

Dec 13 2009 - 12:30am to 1:30am

This event will be a short, simple, dignified, family-friendly candlelight vigil for the planet on the steps of the magnificently-lit Alberta Legislature. And it could be the most important thing you do for the planet all year. Please share with your friends and family.

This December world leaders are gathering in Copenhagen to forge a new international climate agreement - essentially our global game plan to stop dangerous climate change. But not just any deal is good enough - it has to be a Real Deal: and that means Fair, Ambitious and Binding. Read more about TckTckTck Vigil For A Real Deal in Copenhagen

Location

Alberta Legislature Grounds - Steps
10800 97 Avenue
Edmonton , AB

Internation Day of Climate Action: Die-In: Dying for Climate Leadership

Oct 24 2009 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us at the Legislative grounds for International Day of Climate Action. There will be events happening all around the world- help us tell our government that we need climate leadership! Read more about Internation Day of Climate Action: Die-In: Dying for Climate Leadership

Location

Alberta Legislature Building
10800 97 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

International Day of Climate Action: The Nightmare Before Copenhagen

Oct 25 2009 - 12:30am

International Day of Climate Action: Fight Climate Change…  and Have Fun!

Take a stand for a fair Copenhagen climate treaty that meets the science.

Dress as your favourite species threatened by climate change. Bring a light and the family! We will form a procession to show our support for real leadership against climate change.

Meet at Hillhurst United Church, 1227 Kensington Close NW at 6:30 p.m. Read more about International Day of Climate Action: The Nightmare Before Copenhagen

Location

Hillhurst United Church
1227 Kensington Close NW
Calgary , AB

Green Power Rally

Oct 27 2009 - 6:00pm

Citizens Advocating Use of Sustainable Energy (CAUSE) and CNFA member groups would like to invite everyone to join us in rallying in front our provincial legislature to try and convince our provincial government to stop subsidizing dangerous, obsolete and wasteful, environment destroying energy technologies with our tax dollars, and to stop preventing "Green Energy" technologies from taking root in our province. Read more about Green Power Rally

Location

Alberta Legislature Building
10800 97 Avenue NW
Edmonton , AB

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