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Event: Earth Day every day

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Join us to celebrate Earth Day on beautiful Petrie Island just outside of Ottawa this Sunday, April 22, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. There will be workshops, information booths, live music, and more! Kid-friendly, bring the whole family! This is a "leave no trace" event, so we encourage bringing no-waste lunches. See schedule below:

9h Water ceremony -- ladies, please wear a skirt as this is a women's ceremony, men are always welcome, bring your water bottle, no plastic water bottles

10h opening ceremony and speakers (see list below)

11h workshop: Seeds and traditional teachings, with the Earth Mothers

12h music: Ógui, Josh, & Julie (http://soundcloud.com/julie-catalyst)
Tito Medina

13h workshop: Permaculture Basics, with Alister Augé and Brittany Boychuk

14h workshop: Food Sustainability, with Brian Sarwer-Foner from ERA Project

15h workshop: Investing in Home Solar Power - How to Profit from the Ontario Green Energy Act, with Ecology Ottawa

List of Speakers, beginning at 10 a.m.:
Francine Payer, Foundation for the Great Earth Peace
Paul Dewar MP
Bob Monette, Orleans' Councillor
Emma Lui, Council of Canadians
Marie-Pierre Daigle, National Director, We Canada
Tito Medina, Mayan Elder
Tricia Enns, The Otesha Project
John Bennet, Sierra Club Canada
Brian Sarwer-Foner, Foundation for the Great Earth Peace and the ERA Project

For the Facebook event, click here. We hope you will use the Facebook Event wall to self-organize rides to the Event. If you think it would be a good idea to have a shuttle 15 minutes to the hour from the nearest bus stop, see the comment on the wall, like it, and let us know if you can help!

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