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“Pipelines, Tar Sands and the Climate” – Hosted by KW Chapter of Council of Canadians, Divest Waterloo, UW Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3) and Faculty of Environment

Join us to help shape the vision for a Green New Deal for Canada.  Our keynote speaker is Dr. Gordon Laxer, political economist, founding director of Parkland Institute of Alberta and a specialist on pipelines, energy and the environment.  Following the lecture, Dr. Angela Carter, Assistant Professor, Political Science & Balsillie School of International Affairs Fellow, University of Waterloo, […]

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The Biggest Little Farm

Many of us have fantasized about it; cutting ourselves off from the hustle and bustle of the big city and escaping to a “simpler” life out in the country. But as much as we’d like to get closer to nature, nature is not always the most welcoming host. Filmed over the course of eight years, The […]

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Africa’s Energy Revolution: Perspectives on Cleantech Entrepreneurship

Register for free tickets here.  An energy revolution is taking place in Africa. Powered by the increasing affordability of clean energy technology as well as the application of new business models, a range of innovative enterprises now deploy off-grid energy systems in places that the grid has failed to reach. They utilize IoT technologies for […]

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Green New Deal Town Hall – Kitchener

Join us for a town hall meeting to help shape the vision for a Green New Deal for Canada.  Our meeting is co-sponsored by the KW Chapter of the Council of Canadians, Divest Waterloo, University of Waterloo IC3 (Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change) and Faculty of Environment.  Our facilitator is Dr. Gordon Laxer, political economist, founding director […]

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NATIONAL INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY CELEBRATION – A TALK WITH PHIL MONTURE

Thank you for your interest, this event is SOLD OUT. Please see our events calendar for more events https://calendar.waterlooregionmuseum.ca/Default/Month?StartDate=06%2f01%2f2019In recognition of National Indigenous People’s Day, which falls on June 21 each year, the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum will host Phil Monture, from Six Nations of the Grand River. He will tell the story of […]

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1:30 pm

World Refugee Day at the Ken Seiling Waterloo Region Museum

Visitors are invited to help knot comforters that the Mennonite Central Committee will send with other supplies to refugee camps overseas. https://calendar.waterlooregionmuseum.ca/Default/Detail/2019-06-20-0930-World-Refugee-Day-at-the-Ken-Seiling-Waterloo-RegiTickets: https://calendar.waterlooregionmuseum.ca/Default/Detail/2019-06-20-0930-World-Refugee-Day-at-the-Ken-Seiling-Waterloo-Regi.

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4:00 pm

Out to Lunch! Growing and Going at Northdale Garden

June 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The event is part of #BikeMonth. Lunchtime is a great time to learn something! Bring your lunch and walk or bike over to the Northdale Garden to learn about what's growing and going on at the campus! We'll be talking about local pollinator species, exciting new projects, and sustainable transportation. Everyone is welcome, Laurier faculty, […]

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10:00 pm

Eco Trivia & Social at True North

June 20 @ 10:00 pm - June 21 @ 1:00 am

Engage with local green entrepreneurs and organizations, learn about their exciting and earth saving innovations.  Indulge in local food vendors with plenty of vegan and veggie options. Grab a pint of bubbly from TWB and challenge yourself and your buds to an exciting Eco themed trivia night.  Bring a team or create one during the […]

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10:45 pm

Netizens: Free screening + panel

Register for free tickets here. PRESENTED BY: TRUE NORTH 2019 & GRFF After the film, a panel discussion will feature local experts discussing key issues raised through the film including consent, content moderation, safety and the law. Food & Drink available for purchase. About “Netizens“ Netizens delves into the lives of three women whose lives have […]

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