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Thursday, September 21, 2017

: Secret Cinema w/ MLJFF

CSIF - The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers
In 1997, CSIF acquired a library of over 2500 16mm films from the Calgary Public Library including cult classics, animations, shorts and documentaries. Once every month, a local Calgary curator is asked to choose a film from the collection to screen!
Posted by CSIF - The Calgary Society of Independent Filmmakers.

Friday, September 22, 2017

: We Are All Treaty People

Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary
Are all Canadians treaty people with their own set of rights and responsibilities?

Join the Indigenous Students' Council in collaboration with the Women's Resource Centre on the 140th anniversary of Treaty 7 when we host a community discussion on what it means to be a treaty person.

Everyone welcome!

Light refreshments and snacks will be provided

Posted by University of Calgary - Indigenous Students' Council.

: 2017 Future of Treaty Gala

Mount Royal University
As we celebrate the 140th anniversary of Treaty No. 7, we invite you to join the Making Treaty 7 Cultural Society at our 2nd Annual Gala The Future of Treaty on September 22.

At the Future of Treaty fundraiser, you will have the opportunity to take part in an immersive, experiential evening embracing Alberta’s history and culture through culinary creations, ceremonial ritual, and compelling conversations.

Posted by Making Treaty 7.

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

: CASE Meet n Greet

Arts Lounge: University of Calgary
The Consent Awareness and Sexual Education Team would like to welcome its new and old members to drop by our meet and greet in the Arts Lounge (Social Sciences, main floor)! There will be snacks and an opportunity to meet some of our executive team. You can also sign up for membership (pay-what-you-can) or learn more about Volunteer Training session. Hope to see you there!
Posted by Consent Awareness and Sexual Education Club.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

: Just Transition and Good Green Jobs for Alberta 2017 #BlueGreenAB17

Ramada Plaza Calgary Downtown
Modeled after last year’s successful event in Edmonton, Just Transition and Good Green Jobs for Alberta 2017 offers engaging and informative presenters and panel discussions.
Posted by Eventbrite.

: Talking Climate: How to Communicate Climate Change Effectively and Engage in AB

Water Centre (625 25 Ave. SE, Calgary, AB, Canada)
Green Drinks Calgary (#GDYYC)
Wednesday, September 27 at 1:00 PM

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/talking-climate-tickets-36961022413?aff=ebdsorderfblightbox
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: Talking Climate - Calgary Workshop

Civic on Third
Talking Climate: How to Communicate Climate Change Effectively and Engage New Audiences in Alberta

While many of us have dedicated our lives to education and communications, climate change presents some new and unique communication challenges - including that we often struggle to have conversations with people different than ourselves.

Posted by Alberta Ecotrust Foundation.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

: 2017 Alberta Climate Summit

BMO Centre at Stampede Park 20 Roundup Way SW Calgary, Alberta
This year is the 3rd annual Alberta Climate Summit — the event for innovative thinking and knowledge sharing on energy and climate in Alberta. This year’s event will showcase the innovation and opportunities around clean energy that are already underway in Alberta.
Posted by Pembina Institute.

: Oil’s Deep State Calgary Book Launch

Room EA-1031, Faculty of Arts, Mt. Royal University
Why have democratic governments failed to take serious steps to reduce carbon emissions despite dire warnings and compelling evidence of the profound and growing threat posed by global warming?
Posted by Parkland Institute.

: Tribal Justice Film Screening

Glenbow Museum
Glenbow is pleased to welcome back award winning filmmaker Anne Makepeace for the Western Canadian premier of Tribal Justice. The film focuses on the efforts of two indigenous judges Abby Abinanti and Claudette White, who use traditional concepts of justice to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety in their communities, and create a positive environment for youth.
Posted by Glenbow Museum.

Friday, September 29, 2017

: Creating Respectful Dialogue (Race Conversations)

CommunityWise Resource Centre
Through collaboration with different community partners, this event aims to provide the public with tangible tools to engage in meaningful and productive discussions about race. Panel members from diverse backgrounds will discuss their own experiences in the context of their respective communities, providing both insight and recommendations on appropriate ways of navigating through difficult conversations.
Posted by Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation.

: Free Screening of "Food Coop" w/ Soul of The Next Economy Forum

Ambrose University
Soul of the Next Economy Forum's film screening this year is "Food Coop", brought to you in partnership with Marda Loop Justice Film Festival! FREE ADMISSION!
Posted by Marda Loop Justice Film Festival.

Saturday, September 30, 2017

: Waste It Not: Home Décor

Re-Matt Inc.
If you have a small home décor item that needs to be repaired, join us for our first Green Calgary’s Waste It Not workshop on September 30th. We will provide materials, tools, and expert support so that you can give your item a second life, learn employable skills, and meet like-minded folks, all while saving materials from the landfill and conserving natural resources.
Posted by Green Calgary.

: YYC Diversity Fest

Genesis Centre
This year during Culture Days on Sep. 30, come out to YYC Diversity Fest at the Genesis Centre where folks can engage in understanding and learning of cultures, ethnic groups, practices and more. Enjoy over 30 interactive booths, FREE cultural foods and beverages, entertainment and artist showcases, as well as other learning opportunities free for all.
Posted by Canadian Cultural Mosaic Foundation.

: Friendship Circle Gathering

Acadia Community Garden
Free learning on indigenous culture and traditions for everyone!
Smudging/ Tipi learnings in a real tipi/ Cultural Activities/ Art/ Bannock

Acadia Community Garden
332 – 94 Ave. SE
Beside Ecole de la Source

Bad weather alternate location:TBD

Organized by the Acadia Friendship Circle- Find us on Facebook
Supported by the Acadia Community Garden & Arts Society and the Acadia Strong Neighbourhood Grant Program

Photo Cedits: County of Newell, Blackfoot Crossing, Teepee | by County of Newell

Posted by Acadia Friendship Circle.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

to : Calgary General Election 2017

City of Calgary – Your Local Government
Elect your Mayor, Councillor and School Board Trustee in the 2017 Municipal Election.

Advance Vote takes place October 4 – 11, except October 9 (Thanksgiving). Election Day is October 16.

Posted by City of Calgary – Your Local Government.

Thursday, October 5, 2017

: MLA Public Health Advocacy Training

AUPE - Calgary Office
Learn how to bring the issues to yourMLA, and get results!

You must RSVP if you plan to attend. Space is limited and our staff need to prepare materials ahead of time. Call us at 780-423-4581 or email fomcampaign@gmail.com Thank you!

Posted by Friends of Medicare.

Friday, October 6, 2017

: UCAN Kickoff, Tikkun Olam Makers: Calgary Student Chapter

Schulich School of Engineering
Tikkun Olam Makers: Calgary Student Chapter will be hosting thier UCAN kickoff October 6, 2017 at the University of Calgary, Schulich School of Engineering in room ENG024.
Posted by Tikkun Olam Makers\.

Sunday, October 8, 2017

: Justice For Jackie 2017 Walk

219 - 18th Avenue SW Calgary, Alberta
10 YEARS NO JUSTICE

Jackie Crazybull was killed in a random act of violence on July 11th, 2007. Ten years later, no one has been charged with her murder. Every year, her family joins together and walks in hope of justice and to honour Jackie's life.

Posted by Lauren Crazybull.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

: MRU Speaker Series: Why Diversity and Inclusion Matters

National Beerhall
World class business leaders understand that a diverse and inclusive workplace shapes a strong employee focused workplace culture, allows for recruitment from a diverse pool of candidates, reduces turnover and fosters a creative and innovative workplace. We are thrilled to welcome Michael Bach (CEO, CCDI), Andrea Van Vugt (Disability Self-Advocate), Stuart Young (New Grad Recruiter, Shell), and Nikki King (Plant Manager, Iron Mountain Secure Shred) as this event’s panel speakers.
Posted by Eventbrite.

Thursday, October 12, 2017

: Reconciliation Journey - Walking a Path Together

Carriage House Inn
Please join us at our second conference planned this year hosted by the Indigenous Advisory Committee through the Enough For All Catalyst Fund.
Posted by Vibrant Communities Calgary - VCC.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

to : Children are our Sacred Bundle Conferences

Grey Eagle Resort & Casino
Children are our Sacred Bundles conference will educate, teachers, caregivers, social workers, Foster parents, Kinship providers or anyone affiliated with Indigenous children and families to understand the importance children have within Indigenous communities.
The conference is designed to:
* Increase knowledge around Indigenous competency,
* Improve processes when working with Indigenous families.
* Improve relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities.

Posted by Children Are Our Scared Bundle Conferences.

: Bridging Communities

Alma Hotel University Of Calgary
The Calgary Domestic Violence Collective (CDVC), with support from the Government of Alberta, is pleased to host the second annual one day Bridging Communities conference. Bridging Communities welcomes keynote speaker Dr. Christopher Wilson, a licensed psychologist and internationally recognized speaker and trainer from Portland, Oregon. We will also welcome local professionals who will speak on various topics in afternoon breakout sessions related to family violence prevention.
Posted by Calgary Domestic Violence Collective.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

to : Alberta Ecotrust presents Create the Future on Mar. 8-10, 2018

Mount Royal University (4825 Mount Royal Gate SW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2P 1J9)
Green Drinks Calgary (#GDYYC)
Thursday, March 8 at 8:00 AM

http://albertaecotrust.com/gathering2018/?utm_content=buffer51358&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer