CEN E-Bulletin: September 17, 2008

Canadian Environmental Network

Network News — September 17th, 2008

RCEN Official Sponsor of Planet in Focus' Green Pitch 2008

The RCEN is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Planet in Focus International Environmental Film and Video Festival's 2008 Green Pitch Competition! The competition invites up-and-coming filmmakers to submit ideas for environmental documentaries. Selected participants will gain valuable first-hand feedback as they present their pitches to Environmental NGOs, broadcasters, producers and established filmmakers for the chance to win development funding and services. Stay tuned for a chance to win tickets to the Planet in Focus Festival, which is taking place from October 22-26 in Toronto.

The RCEN Annual General Assembly will also take place in Toronto, from October 24-26. Visit www.rcen.ca/AGA/main.html for details about registration and to view the updated schedule.

Important News from Nature Canada

After more that 15 years with Nature Canada, Julie Gelfand announced this week that she will be leaving the position of President effective December 15, 2008. Ms. Gelfand has accepted the position of Vice President, Sustainable Development with the Mining Association of Canada, where she will be responsible for the “Towards Sustainable Mining Initiative,” their award winning corporate social responsibility program. Read More…

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