Human Rights

Why a Just Recovery must be anti-racist: Mass online teach-in

Jun 11 2020 - 5:00pm

In the midst of COVID-19 and the climate crisis, communities across North America are rising up in solidarity with Black Lives Matter to confront racist police violence and white supremacy. In the last few weeks alone in Canada, police have claimed the lives of Black and Indigenous people including Chantel Moore, Regis Korchinski-Paquet, Eishia Hudson, Jason Collins, Kevin Andrews, and D'Andre Campbell.

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World Water Day YEG 2019

Mar 22 2019 - 4:30pm to 8:30pm

From World Water Day YEG:

Join us for an exciting evening to meet and network with inspired water collaborators, learn about local water initiatives in the province of Alberta, and listen to forward-thinking solutions on freshwater issues. Water is essential for life, and is the single most important resource on the planet. World Water Day YEG will feature: Read More


NAIT Shaw Theatre
11762 106 Street NW
T5G 2R1 Edmonton , AB

Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

Nov 18 2014 - 7:00am to Nov 23 2014 - 7:00am

Justice Film Festival LogoThe 9th Annual Marda Loop Justice Film Festival runs November 18-23, 2014. The Festival is a 6-day documentary film celebration, held at the River Park Church Auditorium, plus Stephen Leacock Theater at Mount Royal University, the Globe Theatre, and John Dutton Theatre at the Central Library. We will screen 24 documentaries—please stay for post-film conversations.

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various locations Calgary , AB

Refugees and the Environment: A story of cause and effect

Jan 31 2011 - 9:00pm to 10:00pm

Refugee movements are forced by and cause a host of environmental issues. Displacement by climate impacts is likely to be an ongoing issue for both the developed and developing world. Immigration policies and laws around environmental refugees are typically lacking. This presentation will discuss environmental refugees and climate change. Issues that will be canvassed include environmental justice and the current law and policy in Canada related to environmental refugees. Read More


Law Centre 237A
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB

H2O Action: 'Water as a Human Right' Workshop

Mar 22 2010 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
At last week’s SEAWA conference, Hydrologist Richard Clissold made it very clear with his statement “We’re in a desert here” in Medicine Hat and it's getting drier every day. Water management is becoming an increasingly important issue in Alberta, particularly in the South Saskatchewan River Basin where we have seen extremely low flows with growing community and industrial demands. This World Water Day, Sierra Club (Prairie) and Medicine Hat College will host two events to bring to light issues of water within the province and emphasize why any plans and policies that


Medicine Hat College Theatre
Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat , AB

URGENT DEMO! Stand in solidarity with Indigenous people of Peru! Demand Petrolifera suspend their mining activities on indigenou

Jun 12 2009 - 6:00pm


COME OUT! Noon— Friday, June 12th ­ Petrolifera Headquaters in Calgary (Suite 900, 332 - 6 Avenue SW)

Reports this week have confirmed that Indigenous led protests against new "Free Trade" agreements in Peru have been met with brutal violence by the Peruvian government. The Peruvian police and military murdered up to 100 protesters on June 5/6 2009, and are continuing to terrorize people under a declared 'State of Emergency' while blaming the protesters for the violence. Read More


Petrolifera Headquaters
900 - 332 6 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB

Just Christmas: A Global Fair Trade Market Place

Nov 22 2008 - 12:30am to 11:00pm

Looking for a unique multicultural shopping/dining experience? Come to Just Christmas! For over 25 years, the purchases made at Justice at Christmas have supported the building of healthy communities around the world.

Just Christmas is a global marketplace for quality arts, handmade crafts and other goods. This year, look forward to hearing world music and stories told in different languages, as well as enjoying food from our international kitchen.

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Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue
Edmonton , AB


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