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Get Science Right - Edmonton Town Hall

Oct 24, 2013 to Oct 25, 2013
Art Gallery of Alberta
2 Sir Winston Churchill Square
Edmonton , AB
Canada
Alberta CA
The Canadian Association of University Teachers is hosting cross-country meetings to discuss the concerns of Canada’s current science policy.
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What Can Time-Use Data Tell Us?

Oct 24, 2013
Room 179 - University College (at the University of Toronto)
15 King's College Circle
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Join us for a free public lecture on What Can Time-Use Data Tell Us?
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Gwynne Dyer - The Decline of War

Nov 16, 2013
JJR Macleod Auditorium (MS 2158) Medical Sciences – University of Toronto
1 King’s College Circle
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Please join us for the Eric Fawcett Memorial Forum with special guest: Gwynne Dyer.
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"Do the Math" with Elizabeth May + Adria Vasil

Oct 15, 2013
Bloor Hot Docs Theatre
506 Bloor St. West
Toronto , ON
Canada
Ontario CA
Toronto350.org will be hosting two FREE back-to-back screenings of the documentary Do The Math, with an introduction by Bill Mckibben and special guests Elizabeth May and Adria Vasil.
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Disorientation 2013 presents....Gender Revolt!

Sep 23, 2013 to Sep 27, 2013
University of Toronto- Multiple Locations -See website for details
Canada
CA
Disorientation is an annual alternative orientation that highlights issues of social and environmental justice on the University of Toronto campus and in the surrounding community.
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The latest drama in the Canadian Federation of Students (CFS)

Oh there's a lot of history here, sure. There's the formation of CASA, there's unpleasant lawsuits, there's a bunch of stuff I have no idea about. But here's the latest controversy just in time to celebrate Frosh Week (and a lot of it is playing out on rabble.ca).

It all begins when a loose grouping of students issued a press release announcing that 15 schools were planning to defederate from the CFS:

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MAWO PUBLIC FORUM: Imperialists Hands Off Tunisia!

Aug 20, 2013 to Aug 21, 2013
Joe's Cafe
1150 Commercial Dr. at William St
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 26.9652" N, 123° 4' 9.9912" W
British Columbia CA
Political Report from Two Women Organizers in Tunisia through Videoconference.
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Monday Aug 12-- Day of Action for two University of Regina Students facing deportation

Students in sanctuary: Time for new Minister Chris Alexander to do the right thing

This Monday, August 12, 2013, has been declared a National Day of Action for two University of Regina students who have been hiding in sanctuary for nearly 14 months. All eyes will be on the new Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism, Chris Alexander, asking him to bring about a common sense outcome in the case involving two young women who made the honest mistake of working at Walmart for two weeks.

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MAWO PUBLIC FORUM - Free Bradley Manning!

Aug 6, 2013 to Aug 7, 2013
Gordon Neighbourhood House
1019 Broughton Street - Vancouver
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 8.07" N, 123° 8' 0.5316" W
British Columbia CA
Free Bradley Manning! Why Did This Soldier Become a Whistle Blower?
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Save the Centre for Studies in Social Justice!

Jun 3, 2013
University of Windsor
Sunset Avenue
Windsor , ON
Canada
42° 18' 19.6956" N, 83° 3' 54.45" W
Ontario CA
We need your support! The University of Windsor administration has determined that it will close the Centre for Studies in Social Justice this July 1, 2013.
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Black Man to Lose Scholarship For Refusing Racist Assignment

"Timothy McNair is a graduate student of opera at Northwestern University’s famed Bienen School of Music. McNair is at the school on a full scholarship, but the 25-year-old is standing up to his school after his professor, Donald Nally, gave him an assignment to perform a song created by a racist American poet named Walt Whitman. McNair asked his instructor if he could be assigned to perform the work of other artists but Nally denied him the opportunity and told him if he didn’t turn in all of his completed work by Friday, May 17th he’d receive a failing grade. McNair refused.

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Direct from CUBA! SANDRA RAMIREZ SPEAKS IN VANCOUVER

Direct from CUBA!

SANDRA RAMIREZ SPEAKS IN VANCOUVER

THURSDAY
MAY 30, 2013
7PM
Mount Pleasant Neighborhood House
800 East Broadway (One block East of Fraser St.)
Vancouver, Canada

Please join us to hear Sandra Ramírez, Director of the Canada Desk of the Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP). She is visiting Vancouver as part of ICAP's ongoing work to promote and enhance solidarity with the Cuban Revolution and develop friendship between the people of Cuba and of other nations. ICAP is connected with over 2000 organizations in solidarity with Cuba in 152 countries worldwide. As part of a cross-Canada tour, Sandra will speak about important new developments in:

* Cuba Today

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Discussion of Quebec Student Strike and launch of 'Le Fond de l'air est Rouge'

Jun 10, 2013 to Jun 11, 2013
Octopus Books in Centretown
251 Bank Street, 2nd Floor
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 59.0508" N, 75° 41' 49.866" W
Ontario CA
On June 10, Octopus Books is pleased to launch Le Fond de l'air est rouge, a collection of texts about the 2012 Quebec student uprising by Montreal artist and activist Stefan Christoff.
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Launch of Le fond de l'air est rouge zine

Jun 13, 2013
Another Story Bookshop
315 Roncesvalles Ave
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 54.8124" N, 79° 26' 59.226" W
Ontario CA
Le fond de l'air est rouge is a collection of texts about the 2012 Quebec student uprising by Montreal artist and activist Stefan Christoff.
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Go Global Expo, Toronto

Sep 21, 2013 to Sep 22, 2013
Sheraton Centre, Toronto
123 Queen Street West
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 4.5216" N, 79° 23' 3.7248" W
Ontario CA
Are you interested in working, volunteering, studying or living overseas? Check out opportunities in more than 100 countries at the 2013 Go Global Expo.
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Democratic Facilitation by Design: A Workshop

Jun 5, 2013
Ralph Thornton Centre
765 Queen Street East
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 33.2892" N, 79° 20' 51.5868" W
Ontario CA
This popular workshop, presented by the Catalyst Centre, will explore some of the principles and practices of good workshop design and facilitation.
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Wisdom Culture vs. the Brain Dead

Jun 11, 2013 to Jun 12, 2013
University of Toronto - Centre for International Experience (Cumberland House)
33 St. George Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 33.6384" N, 79° 23' 47.004" W
Ontario CA
Join us for a special evening of enlightening discussion with Devamrita Swami, traveling Monk, author of several books and Yale graduate.
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Rethinking Pedagogy in Changing Times

May 16, 2013
George Brown College (St. James Campus)
200 King St. East
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 3.2796" N, 79° 22' 12.7848" W
Ontario CA
The Community Worker Program at George Brown College is pleased to announce the Summer Institute, a one-day event of focus sessions, interactive exhibits and a facilitated panel discussion.

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