October, 2011

Charles Sauriol Environmental Dinner for The Living City

Charles Sauriol Environmental Dinner for The Living City

Join us to learn all you’ve ever wanted to know about food – the science, the industry, how to make sustainable food choices in your daily life – and meet some of the most talented and inspiring Chefs from the vibrant GTA food scene.

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Francophone institution gains recognition for its environmental & wildlife management program

Francophone institution gains recognition for its environmental & wildlife management program

The Cégep de Saint-Félicien is proud to announce that it has become the first francophone educational institution in the country to receive national recognition from the Canadian Environmental Accreditation Commission (CEAC) of the Environmental Careers Organization (ECO) Canada for its program inTechniques du milieu naturel (environmental and wildlife management).

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Slow Food Cycle Tours

Slow Food Cycle Tours

Take a leisurely slow cycle tour through the agriculture and culinary delights of the Fraser Valley. Meet your farmers and enjoy their wonderful produce!

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Celebrate Parks Canada’s 100th Anniversary with CPAWS

Celebrate Parks Canada’s 100th Anniversary with CPAWS

Win a trip for two to Nahanni National Park! The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society (CPAWS) and Parks Canada are asking Canadians to help build the first national parks bucket list. http://ParkDreams.ca

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The Failure of Environmental Education

The Failure of Environmental Education

In The Failure of Environmental Education (And How We Can Fix It), the authors Charles Saylan and Daniel T. Blumstein – a non-profit educational society director and a university professor – bring a nice mix of historical information regarding environmental education, and a thoughtful discussion of the need for improvement and the barriers to be overcome. The main failure of environmental education, the authors contend, is that the lack of comprehensiveness, integration, flexibility and focus has resulted in a serious deficiency in public awareness of environmental problems. So they provide a “manifesto for addressing how people think about environmental education.” Click through for our full review…

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Longstanding federal partnership with Canadian Environmental Network terminated

Longstanding federal partnership with Canadian Environmental Network terminated

Today, the Canadian Environmental Network (RCEN), one of Canada’s oldest, largest, and most well-respected democratic institutions serving the environmental concerns of all Canadians, was forced to lay off its staff and is on the verge of closing its doors and those of its 11 regional offices.

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Video: Interview with Lobie Daughton

Video: Interview with Lobie Daughton

RCEN Living History Series: David (Lobie) Daughton, from PEI’s Eastern Co-operative Health Organization, talks about how he first got involved in the Network, and what its priorities should be moving forward.

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NFB and David Suzuki connect “virtually” with thousands of students

NFB and David Suzuki connect “virtually” with thousands of students

As many as 12,000 Canadian high school students and their teachers will have real-time access to renowned scientist Dr. David Suzuki on November 1 and 2 through a new virtual classroom experience.

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Occupy Wall Street reflects increasing frustration

Occupy Wall Street reflects increasing frustration

I’m not the only one unhappy with economic systems based on constant growth and endlessly increasing exploitation of finite resources – systems that concentrate wealth in the hands of a…

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Earth Day Canada: Upcycling Challenge

Earth Day Canada: Upcycling Challenge

If you’ve got junky stuff and a scrappy spirit, make something new with something old and enter your project in Earth Day Canada’s 2011 Upcycling Challenge.

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