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Marda Loop Justice Film Festival

Nov 18 2014 to Nov 23 2014

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
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Refugees and the Environment: A story of cause and effect

Jan 31 2011

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 about Refugees and the Environment: A story of cause and effect

Location

Law Centre 237A
University of Alberta
Edmonton , AB
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H2O Action: 'Water as a Human Right' Workshop

Mar 22 2010
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 Read more about H2O Action: 'Water as a Human Right' Workshop

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Medicine Hat College Theatre
Medicine Hat College
Medicine Hat , AB
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URGENT DEMO! Stand in solidarity with Indigenous people of Peru! Demand Petrolifera suspend their mining activities on indigenou

Jun 12 2009

 

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

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Petrolifera Headquaters
900 - 332 6 Avenue SW
Calgary , AB
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Just Christmas: A Global Fair Trade Market Place

Nov 22 2008

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.

For full Fair information visit us at: www.justchristmas.org Read more about Just Christmas: A Global Fair Trade Market Place

Location

Alberta Avenue Community Hall
9210 118 Avenue
Edmonton , AB

Everyone's Downstream: Tarsands Realities & Resistance

Description:
Tar Sands Realities and Resistance Conference to be held at: University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta, Canada November 23rd-25th, 2007 Everyone's Downstream will be a conference designed to explore the links between oppression and self-determination on many levels: indigenous land rights, gender, ecological rights, workers democracy, anti-racism and anti-border perspectives as they relate directly to the tar sands of Northern Alberta. Speakers from a multitude of indigenous nations, social justice groups, and environmental organizations will discuss the social impacts of the tar sands on workers, women, indigenous nations, ecology, migrant populations, homelessness, and the anti-war movement.

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