International Trade

The Fair Trade Forum - Calgary

Location:
Calgary

Description:
The Centre for Public Interest Accounting (CPIA), Development Studies Club, International Centre, the Latin American Research Centre and the Students’ Union are pleased to sponsor a public forum to examine the meaning, context and challenges of fair trade as well the roles of international organizations.Questions such as: “What is fair trade?”, “How is fair trade benefiting small producers in low-income nations?”, “Is fair trade setting new social and ethical standards in trade?”, and “Who benefits from fair trade?” will be addressed. Read More

Power for the People: Determining Our Energy Future, Early-bird Registration Deadline

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Parkland Institute's Tenth Annual Conference:Power for the People: Determining Our Energy FutureFeaturing John Ralston Saul on Democracy, Sovereignty and EnergyUniversity of Alberta CampusNovember 17-19, 2006Save Money! Deadline for early-bird registration is November 3.A conference about:

  • Alberta’s Role in Fuelling Global Demand
  • An Alternative Perspective: The Norwegian Example
  • Energy Regulation and Public Participation: Disappointments in Democracy
  • The Political Power of the Energy Sector in Alberta
  • Life on the Tar Sands: The Real Cost
  • Don't "Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark"
  • Getting Our Fair Share
  • Opportunities Lost? Maximizing Our Resource Heritage
  • Trading Away Our Energy Future?
  • A Good Life for All
  • Transitioning to a Post Carbon Economy
  • Investing in Our Future

Can't come to the whole conference come to part of it! Tickets are available for every time block of the conference. Read More

Power for the People: Determining Our Energy Future

Location:
Edmonton

Description:
Parkland Institute's Tenth Annual Conference:Power for the People: Determining Our Energy FutureFeaturing John Ralston Saul on Democracy, Sovereignty and EnergyUniversity of Alberta CampusNovember 17-19, 2006Save Money! Deadline for early-bird registration is November 3.A conference about:

  • Alberta’s Role in Fuelling Global Demand
  • An Alternative Perspective: The Norwegian Example
  • Energy Regulation and Public Participation: Disappointments in Democracy
  • The Political Power of the Energy Sector in Alberta
  • Life on the Tar Sands: The Real Cost
  • Don't "Let the Eastern Bastards Freeze in the Dark"
  • Getting Our Fair Share
  • Opportunities Lost? Maximizing Our Resource Heritage
  • Trading Away Our Energy Future?
  • A Good Life for All
  • Transitioning to a Post Carbon Economy
  • Investing in Our Future

Can't come to the whole conference come to part of it! Tickets are available for every time block of the conference. Read More

Down the Pipe: The Proposed Keystone Pipeline and Why You Should Care

Location:
Calgary

Description:
The NEB is considering a request to turn a major gas pipeline into a conduit for massive export of raw oil sands bitumen. Come hear about the implications of this proposed move for Alberta’s economic future. Date: Thursday, November 2, 2006Time: 7:00pm-9:00pmLocation: Hotel Arts, 119 12th Avenue SW, CalgaryOpening remarks by:Dave Coles, National President CEP and Don Macneil, Western VP, CEP Read More

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