Sustainable Communities

We Are Cities: Community Innovation Grant

Deadline: 
25 May 2015

Evergreen CityWorks is pleased to announce that we are offering a new funding opportunity to support Canadian non-profit groups and organizations that are working to improve systemic urban challenges in their communities. Read more about We Are Cities: Community Innovation Grant

Learning Session—EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

May 13 2015 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Announcing EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants!

We are pleased to partner with the City of Edmonton to deliver environmental grants to help support energy literate citizens with energy conserving lifestyles and a strong shift to active and public transportation. Read more about Learning Session—EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

Location

Knowledge Centre, 2nd Floor HSBC Building
10250 101 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

Learning Session—EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

May 13 2015 - 1:00am to 3:00am

Announcing EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants!

We are pleased to partner with the City of Edmonton to deliver environmental grants to help support energy literate citizens with energy conserving lifestyles and a strong shift to active and public transportation. Read more about Learning Session—EcoCity Edmonton: Community Sustainability Grants

Location

Stanley A. Milner Public Library
7 Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB

Jane’s Walk: Downtown Sustainability Stroll

May 2 2015 - 6:00pm

Are you looking for an opportunity to get to know your city a little bit better? How about a unique way to learn more about sustainability and Edmonton’s efforts at becoming an environmentally friendly low carbon city? Here's your chance.

You'll meet Robyn Webb from City Environmental Strategies Section in the City Room for the Downtown Sustainability Stroll Jane’s Walk. Read more about Jane’s Walk: Downtown Sustainability Stroll

Location

City Hall - City Room (bottom of stairs to Council Chambers)
1 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB

Re-Localize Fair

Apr 18 2015 - 6:00pm to 11:00pm

Come celebrate the world-wide movement to localize food, energy, transportation, businesses, communities, the economy and culture in Calgary. As part of the 2015 Down to Earth Week, Calgary Dollars, REAP, and the Arusha Centre will be hosting the Fair to celebrate this movement.  Read more about Re-Localize Fair

Location

BRCA (Bridgeland Riverside Community Hall)
917 Centre Avenue NE (Just steps away from the Bridgeland LRT station)
Calgary , AB

EcoLiving Fair & Seedy Saturday 2015

Mar 21 2015 - 4:00pm to 11:45pm

Big Bend Market presents the 2015 EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday in Red Deer!

The demand for sustainable living solutions continues to grow in Central Alberta so ReThink Red Deer is proud to host the EcoLiving Fair + Workshops & Seedy Saturday! 

This unique spring event is a showcase of dozens of exhibitors providing local food, products and services for sustainable and eco-friendly living where you have the opportunity to take in a workshop (or two!) to build practical skills for thriving in the 21st Century! It also features an open-pollinated and heirloom variety seed swap called "Seedy Saturday" and showcases the new Central Alberta Seed Bank initiative sponsored by the Bauta Family Seed Initiative and Seeds of Diversity Canada. Read more about EcoLiving Fair & Seedy Saturday 2015

Location

Red Deer College - Forum & Margaret Parsons Theatre
100 College Blvd
Red Deer , AB

Solar Drinks

Mar 25 2015 - 11:00pm to Mar 26 2015 - 1:00am

Solar Drinks is an opportunity to network, meet people in the solar industry and enjoy a meal or a drink before SESA seminars. Solar Drinks will take place in the back room at the classic Mercer Tavern (10363 104 St.) two blocks from MacEwan University's CN Theatre, the site of the seminars. Come enjoy some good conversation and nourishment before the seminar. Read more about Solar Drinks

Location

Mercer Tavern
10363 104 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

SESA Seminar: Net Zero Energy - Ready For Prime Time?

Mar 26 2015 - 1:00am

Peter Amerongen, Habitat Studios

Free admission and refreshments - come early for good seating.

After years of pioneering and experimentation Net Zero Energy housing is ready for prime time. National Resources Canada’s R2000 Net Zero Energy Pilot is intended to demonstrate road ready solutions that will work anywhere in Canada, on any site, with readily available products and materials. Detailed tracking of these houses will also be used to support the development of a new Net Zero Energy certification being developed in conjunction with Canada’s new improved Energuide Rating System. Of the 13 projects across Canada, Habitat Studio’s McKernan project in Edmonton will be most northerly and the first completed.

Veteran net zero energy builder, Peter Amerongen, will discuss the solutions that will be part of our carbon neutral future: An optimized blend of integrated design, near Passive House levels of conservation, heat pumps and renewable energy generation. Besides discussing the rational and implications of these measures, he will also present examples of their being applied to larger buildings. Read more about SESA Seminar: Net Zero Energy - Ready For Prime Time?

Location

CN Theatre Rm 5-142
MacEwan University City Centre Campus (105 Street Building)
Edmonton , AB

Green Drinks Edmonton: Local Resilience

Feb 5 2015 - 2:00am to 5:00am

From the Local Good website:

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Just ahead  of our first ever Resilience Festival, our upcoming Green Drinks asks the question “What is resilience?”

Come share your opinion and discover the many ways that we are, can be and will be resilient in our wonderful winter city! Each attendee will be provided with a bingo card to help mix and mingle with Edmontonians curious about and building resilience right here.   

  Read more about Green Drinks Edmonton: Local Resilience

Location

Yellowhead Brewery
10229 105 Street NW
Edmonton , AB

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