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Beautiful Trouble Book Launch - Vancouver

May 15, 2012 to May 16, 2012
Purple Thistle Center
260 - 975 Vernon Dr.
Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories , BC
Canada
49° 16' 33.9204" N, 123° 4' 43.5324" W
British Columbia CA
To celebrate the launch of this creative activists' toolkit, Purple Thistle will convene a conversation among local activists and the co-editors and contributors of Beautiful Trouble about the state a
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Nuclear Energy

No one has yet mentioned Internal Fast Reactors. This nuclear power generation technology has proved to be efficient, very safe, uses spent nuclear fuel. For more information check out:

bravenewclimate.com

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Capitalism and colonialism: Moving forward looking back

Apr 13, 2012 to Apr 14, 2012
SFU Harbour Centre, rm 1400
515 West Hastings Street
V6B 5K3 Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 3.0228" N, 123° 6' 43.542" W
British Columbia CA
Educational and experiential lectures plus workshop investigating the relationships between capitalism and colonialism.
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For community educators/ teachers interested in environmental education

 

Attention community educators, environmental educators, teachers (K-12, ECE, and beyond!), teacher candidates: 

Do you want to challenge “nature deficit disorder” and connect science lessons to the real world? Have you ever wondered about how to teach about nature in the city? Are you interested in a professional development workshop where you will develop an environmental education teaching resource that you can share with your colleagues? 

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From Fukushima to Toronto: A Town Hall

Mar 18, 2012
918 Bathurst Centre for Culture, Arts, Media & Education
918 Bathurst st
M5R3G5 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 6.9096" N, 79° 24' 45.6192" W
Ontario CA
Featuring workshops and panel discussions on the: Fukushima disaster, risks of nuclear energy in Ontario, steps Torontonians can take to stop nuclear expansion and build a 100% renewable Ontario
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Fracking and its impact on groundwater: Lessons from Alberta

Mar 21, 2012 to Mar 22, 2012
Telus Building, Room 134, University of Alberta
Corner of 111 Street and 87 Avenue
T6G 2M7 Edmonton , AB
Canada
53° 31' 22.4904" N, 113° 31' 4.1988" W
Alberta CA
Join us for an information session and discussion on the impacts of fracking on groundwater, with Professor Karlis Muehlenbachs from the University of Alberta.
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Echoes of a Working Eden: Conversation with Graeme Gibson

Apr 2, 2012
The Gardiner Museum
111 Queen's Park
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 4.8324" N, 79° 23' 37.7412" W
Ontario CA
Graeme Gibson, ardent naturalist and acclaimed author presents on why we should be spending more time in Nature, and what happens to us when we deprive ourselves of its lessons and powers.
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Annual seedy Saturday

Mar 3, 2012
Ron Kolbus Lakeside Centre
105 Greenview Av
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 21' 43.4736" N, 75° 47' 47.0832" W
Ontario CA
Join in the annual seed exchange and sale, featuring an organic mini-market, garden talks, and workshops, a swap table, and organic snacks.
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Scarborough seedy Saturday

Mar 17, 2012
Heron Park Recreation Centre
292 Manse Rd at Lawrence Ave E 5 blocks S/E o fKingston Rd and Lawrence E
M1E 3V4 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 46' 6.2832" N, 79° 10' 31.4832" W
Ontario CA
Seedy Saturday is the place to elarn about gardening and trade and purchase heirloom and organice seeds. there will also be workshops, garden gurus and eco tables.
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Mining Clayoquot’s Future? Public forum in Tofino

Feb 23, 2012
Tofino Community Hall V0R 2Z0 Tofino , BC
Canada
49° 9' 8.7624" N, 125° 54' 8.9748" W
British Columbia CA
Join us for an engaging evening of discussion about the future of mining in Clayoquot Sound. Imperial Metals is exploring two potential mine sites in Clayoquot Sound.
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Gentrification or Revitalization?

Feb 24, 2012
Alternative Grounds
333 Roncesvalles Ave
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 57.1992" N, 79° 27' 0.1116" W
Ontario CA
Join us for a public talk on the transformation of our communities.
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Meet Polly Higgins and learn about the campaign to make ecocide a crime

Feb 18, 2012
Friends' Meeting House
60 Lowther Avenue (fully accessible, 2 blocks north of St. George subway )
M6H 1N7 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 40' 7.8636" N, 79° 24' 19.2744" W
Ontario CA
British lawyer Polly Higgins has mounted a global campaign to have ecocide recognized as the 5th Crime Against Peace at the 2012 Earth Summit.
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"Pipe Dreams" The Keystone XL Pipeline

Feb 17, 2012
Arbour Environmental Shoppe
800 Bank Street in the Glebe between Third and Fourth avenues
K1S 3V8 Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 9.882" N, 75° 41' 18.0852" W
Ontario CA
Screening of Pipe Dreams, a film by Academy Award-nominee Leslie Iwerks. The story of the greatest environmental battle in the US today: the Keystone XL Pipeline

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