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Council of Canadians' Organizing to Win! workshop

Nov 20, 2010
Steelworkers Hall
25 Cecil Street
M5T 1N1 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 23.1192" N, 79° 23' 45.96" W
Ontario CA
Citizens’ groups are usually outgunned by local politicians, "experts" etc. - come learn how to beat the odds and win!
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Gender-bending chemicals in Ontario - lawsuit & presentation

Chemical Valley residents are taking legal action after years of health problems and disappearing boys:
"The environmental group Ecojustice launched a lawsuit against the Ontario Ministry of the Environment Monday targeting the effects of pollution from the Sarnia area's petrochemical industry.
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Public Forum: Earth Grab

Nov 26, 2010 to Nov 29, 2010
Pavillon Brillant, Université de Montréal
3200 Jean Brillant
Montreal , QC
Canada
45° 29' 55.554" N, 73° 37' 7.4964" W
Quebec CA
Farm leaders from the Global South describe the reality and propose alternatives.
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Organizing For Justice - day of workshops

Nov 13, 2010
University of Ottawa, Lamoureux Hall first floor
www.uottawa.ca/maps - LMX building
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 41.6592" N, 75° 41' 53.4984" W
Ontario CA
A full day of workshops on different aspects of social, economic and environmental justice and healthy communities.
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Rewriting a Country: Towards a Just and Peaceful Canada

Nov 19, 2010 to Nov 21, 2010
University of Alberta
Myer Horowitz and ETLC
Edmonton , AB
Canada
53° 32' 36.8304" N, 113° 29' 25.6272" W
Alberta CA
A conference about where Canada is going, and how we get it to a place that more closely reflects the values of Canadians.
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Prentice kills Taseko's Prosperity mine

 

Prentice kills Taseko's Prosperity mine

Last Updated: November 2, 2010 7:04pm

OTTAWA – The federal government has killed a plan for an open-pit mine in Fish Lake, B.C.

 

“The project as it was proposed would result in the destruction of Fish Lake and the destruction as well of a complex and highly productive ecosystem that included ... dozens of connecting streams, wetlands and aquatic life,” Environment Minister Jim Prentice said Tuesday.

“There was a significant risk that this habitat could not be successfully reproduced through manmade substitutes.”

 

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Connect Beauty: Making the Connection Between Sustainability Health and Style

Nov 18, 2010
WHEN @ The Centre for Social Innovation
215 Spadina Avenue Suite 400
M5T 2C7 Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 2.8764" N, 79° 23' 48.912" W
Ontario CA
On Thursday, November 18th Fashion Takes Action and Women's Healthy Environments Network are pleased to present CONNECT BEAUTY - an opportunity to have fun and celebrate your inner beauty.
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Indigenous Sovereignty Week, 2nd annual

Oct 27, 2010 to Nov 5, 2010
different venues Ottawa
Canada
45° 24' 41.6592" N, 75° 41' 53.4984" W
CA
The week is a part of a national grassroots initiative to build relationships and raise awareness about the issues and struggles of indigenous people that are often marginalized in Canadian society.
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Celebrating victories in environmental law

Oct 26, 2010
Museum of Natural History
1747 Summer St.
Halifax , NS
Canada
44° 38' 43.3428" N, 63° 35' 7.548" W
Nova Scotia CA
A special evening to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Ecojustice Canada.
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'Our Water, Our Lives' rally

Oct 14, 2010
Queen's Park Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 9" N, 79° 22' 54.0012" W
Ontario CA
Tell the provincial government to protect our water!
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'Alternatives to Growth' book launch and Work Less Party

Oct 15, 2010 to Oct 16, 2010
Kule Theatre (MacEwan University) & First Free Store
~ Details Below ~
Edmonton , AB
Canada
53° 32' 36.8304" N, 113° 29' 25.6272" W
Alberta CA
Edmonton Small Press Association, Music is a Weapon, the MacEwan Student's Association & the First Free Store are excited to present acclaimed arts-activist, author and rabble-rouser Conrad Schmidt.
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Primal Culture vs Modern Culture and Their Relationships With Nature

What are the philosophies, ideologies and practices that inform primal culture versus modern culture?

Is it possible that primal culture could have or may become the dominant culture?

If primal culture were to become dominant, what would our world look like?

What are the fundamental diffences between primal and modern culture?

The fundamental differences are in their views concerning spirituality versus religion, their relationship surrounding land and the environment, their economic activities, the use of tools, work, "industrialism", technology and "science".

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No pipeline! Protest outside Enbridge's cocktail party

Sep 28, 2010
Carleton Lodge (under covered area)
Mountain Square
Whistler , BC
Canada
50° 6' 47.2752" N, 122° 57' 17.6868" W
British Columbia CA
In solidarity with communities fighting the Enbridge Pipeline from the tar sands to the B.C. Coast.
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DisOrientation 2010 @ York University

Political and Social Justice - Radically Different, Politically Progressive

DisOrientation 2010 @ York University ::Taking Back OUR Campus!::

- Keele Campus: September 23 to October 1
- Workshops :: Actions :: Film Screenings :: FREE Concert
- ALL Welcome :: ALL Events are FREE & ACCESSIBLE :: Child Care Available

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Beach dance party No Tanks Flotilla send-off!

Oct 17, 2010
English Bay Beach
Denman and Davie
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 14.1648" N, 123° 8' 30.4584" W
British Columbia CA
Bring your boat, your friends and family, and a placard or sign and join us in saying "No TANKS! Save B.C. Waters from Crude Oil Tankers!"
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Walking the Talk: Human Rights Abroad

Sep 27, 2010
Parliament Hill Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 24' 41.6592" N, 75° 41' 53.4984" W
Ontario CA
Canada's Operations Abroad - Community Impacts and the Case for New Legislation

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