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Podcast
Apr 15, 2010

36:3 "Green" Books 2010

Alternatives Podcast
An overview of the best environmental titles of the year.
Podcast
Apr 15, 2010

36:3b "the War in the Country"

Alternatives Podcast
Alternatives interviews Thomas Pawlick about his new book "the War in the Country: How the Fight to save Rural Life will shape our Future."
Columnists
Jan 27, 2009

Waiting for the budget to fall

The answer to our current economic challenge is to use government money wisely to make sure that the most vulnerable among us don't drop out of economic activity.
Event

Catalytic Conversation: The Story of Stuff

Oct 4, 2011 to Oct 5, 2011
OISE
252 Bloor Street West, 7th floor St. George Subway Station
M5S 1V6 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 4.4004" N, 79° 23' 54.1392" W
Ontario CA
The Story of Stuff takes you on a tour of our consumer-driven culture -- from resource extraction to iPod incineration.
Event

Climate Change Day of Action Rally

Oct 24, 2009 to Oct 25, 2009
Halifax Pavilion
Bell Rd corner Trollope
Halifax , NS
Canada
44° 38' 47.3964" N, 63° 35' 7.1772" W
Nova Scotia CA
Join friends and neigbours in a massive rally photo-op to show concern to leaders at Copenhagen climate summit 2009.
Event

Lights out: Toronto's blackout anniversary

Aug 16, 2009
Kensington Market
Kensington Market is south of College St. west of Spadina Ave. Kensington market is also north of Dundas St.
Toronto
Canada
43° 38' 59.2944" N, 79° 23' 48.7716" W
CA
The purpose of this event is to commemorate the blackout that occurred on 14 August, 2003 and remind us of our need to consume less power.
Event

Solidarity with Amazonian Peoples in Peru!

Jun 18, 2009
Peruvian Embassy
130 Albert St. Between Metcalfe and O'Conner
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 17.0508" N, 75° 41' 49.1712" W
Ontario CA
Demonstration and information picket in front of the Peruvian Embassy
Event

No Olympics on Stolen Native Land!

May 3, 2009
Statue of Champlain
near 380 Sussex Behind the National Gellery
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 51.1716" N, 75° 41' 52.6524" W
Ontario CA
An anti-colonial walking tour of Ottawa that will also address the role that the Olympics are playing in ongoing colonization.
Event

"To The Tar Sands" Book Launch & Film Screening

Jan 4, 2009 to Jan 20, 2009
Calgary, Edmonton, Vancouver
Canada
CA
The film and book are based upon the three-week long bike trip was a fact finding mission, a story-telling adventure and a life-changing experience for all involved.
Event

Journey to the Tar Sands Book Launch/Film Screening

Jan 8, 2009
George Ignatieff Theatre
15 Devonshire Place
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 53.7516" N, 79° 23' 49.686" W
Ontario CA
The UTSU Sustainability Commission, ASSU, and UTERN are proud to announce a screening of the film To The Tar Sands.
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