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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

: Homeless Period Project

Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary
Join Dr. Annette Tezli and Brittany Carlyon at the Women’s Resource Center on March 28 from 9:30-11:30 am, as they discuss the struggles homeless women face when trying to access affordable and sanitary menstrual products, and learn how to organize your own menstrual product donations drive.
Posted by Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary.

: No is a Complete(ly Rude) Sentence

Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary
Refusing anything - let alone sex - is rarely something straightforward or simple (even though we are often told it is, and to “just be more assertive"). Come to this workshop where we’ll discuss refusals, what they look like, and the research that reminds us that even gently refusing something is still hearable as a refusal.

This event is part of the Ask First, Creating a Culture of Consent project. Ask First is A Quality Money project, brought to you by your Students’ Union.

Posted by Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary.

: Panel Discussion: Who Should Pay for Higher Education

John Dutton Theatre
Attend a panel discussion where representatives from political parties and organizations debate: Who Should Pay for Higher Education? Part of MRFA Advocacy Week. John Dutton Theatre, Calgary Public Library March 28th 5:30pm
Posted by Mount Royal Faculty Association.

Wednesday, March 29, 2017

: Great Debates: Calgary NEXT

John Dutton Theatre
Hear from City councillors, academics and industry workers as they debate the economic, social and cultural impacts of the planned NEXT sports arena.
Posted by University of Calgary Debate Society.

Thursday, March 30, 2017

: Everyday Feminism – How to Apply it to Your Daily Life

Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary
Join us at the WRC for a discussion with Joe Kadi on how to apply feminism to everyday life. He will delve into the history behind the various forms of feminism and how they evolved to what we have today. The discussion will also involve current events, historical trends and government initiatives that relate to how feminism has adapted and grown. All this information will allow an individual to begin applying this knowledge into daily life.
Posted by Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary.

: Miss Representation Screening

Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary
The documentary “Miss Representation” was released nearly 6 years ago, exploring the underrepresentation of women in the media and the ways in which existing representation perpetuates negative and inaccurate stereotypes.
Posted by Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary.

: University of Calgary "The Vagina Monologues" 2017

University Theatre - University of Calgary
University of Calgary presents a fifth annual production of Eve Ensler’s The Vagina Monologues, joining the global effort to stop violence against women and girls.
Posted by Women's Resource Centre at University of Calgary.

Saturday, April 1, 2017

: Solidarity Rally

Calgary City Hall, 800 Macleod Trail SE
There is a rising tide of Islamophobia in North America.

Unfortunately, Calgary is not immune as it is now home to the Canadian Coalition of Concerned Citizens (CCCC), the Worldwide Coalition Against Islam (WCAI), and the Guardians of Alberta (GOA).

Posted by Calgary Anti-Fascist Action.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

: R2R: Road to Resilience Conference

That Empty Space (Mac Hall)
The R2R conference will consist of a keynote address, a diverse panel discussion, interactive activities, a video-centred discussion, and networking period to promote a holistic and comprehensive understanding of the complexities surrounding the social origins and ramifications of domestic abuse, and how it is commonly perceived in our society. Free lunch provided.
Register for the event here:

Posted by Students Against Domestic Abuse Association.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

: Anti-Racism in YYC

Women's Centre of Calgary
Racism and racial violence are becoming more publicized in recent months. If you'd like to learn more about anti-racism in Calgary, what others are working on and how you can get involved, sign up for the next Women's Centre monthly Social Issues Discussion Series.
Posted by Women's Centre of Calgary.

: Film Screening: Arctic Defenders

Glenbow Museum
Inspired by North of Ordinary: The Arctic Photographs of Geraldine and Douglas Moodie, Glenbow is featuring a range of films about Canada's North. Arctic Defenders tells a remarkable story that began in 1968 with a radical Inuit movement in Canada. It led to the largest land claim in western civilization, orchestrated by young visionary Inuit with a dream - the governance of their territory - the creation of Nunavut.

Tickets: $10/Members $8. Available at the door or call 403.268.4110

Posted by Glenbow Museum.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

: Bison Homecoming Celebration

Leacock Theatre, Mount Royal University
After over a century, wild bison have returned to Banff National Park. Celebrate their historic homecoming with behind-the-scenes stories from the reintroduction journey and the Buffalo Treaty. Enjoy an afternoon of food, stories and drumming.

Come celebrate the return of wild bison to Banff National Park and the Buffalo Treaty.

Guest speaker: Dr. Leroy Little Bear

In collaboration with the Iniskim Centre of the Mount Royal University

Posted by Bison Belong / Le retour du bison.

Friday, April 7, 2017

: A New Economy

Unitarian Church of Calgary
The Permaculture Calgary Guild, Green Sanctuary Calgary committee of the Unitarian Church of Calgary and Arusha Centre are coming together for this very special movie.We will be screening the film 'A New Economy'. The film explores ways in which we can practice that third permaculture principle Fair Share in our endeavours.
Posted by Permaculture Calgary Guild.

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

to : The Golden Penis

West Village Theatre
April 13-15 8pm, 2017
April 15-16 2pm, 2017

Advanced Tickets - Set YOUR Price $25-$125

Posted by Mark Kunji Ikeda.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

to : 4th Biennial Homelessness Research Symposium

Fort Calgary
Every two years, the Calgary Homeless Foundation organizes a community research symposium to share knowledge, showcase local research, and connect members within the homeless-serving sector. As data quality improves, communities around the province continue to explore new ways to research and enhance our community, while also gaining new insights into programmatic and individual outcomes.
Posted by Calgary Homeless Foundation.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

: March for Science - Calgary

Olympic Plaza
Please like our Community Page to join the discussions and stay updated on the March for Science - Calgary!
Posted by Chelsa Dornian.

Saturday, April 29, 2017

: People's Climate March

Calgary City Hall
Ignoring science is a threat to the future of our planet, the safety of our communities, and the health of our families.
Posted by Calgary Animal Rights Effort.

Saturday, May 13, 2017

: Join us for the 5th Annual YYC Empty the Tanks Protest

Calgary, AB
It's almost time for the fifth annual Empty the Tanks Worldwide protest, and Calgary is involved once again to speak up against whale and dolphin captivity and the bloody slaughter of dolphins in Taiji, Japan! Buying a ticket to see a dolphin show pays for the slaughter. For every dolphin that is in captivity, hundreds of dolphins have been killed. We can end this.
Posted by Empty The Tanks\.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

: Calgary: The Madness of Trophy Hunting

John Dutton Theatre Library

WITH GUEST SPEAKERS: Adam Roberts: CEO Born Free Foundation from Washington DC, and Gabriel Wildgen with The Humane Society International, Canada Branch. This event promises to be an in-depth informative presentation with insight into the exploitation of wildlife and the Trophy Hunting Industry abroad and here in Canada.

Posted by BTH Ltd. - Ban Trophy Hunting.