Event Registration for
GTEC Neighbourhood Environmental Education Project at
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
All presentations are at
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 West 7th Ave
Vancouver, BC V6K 1Y4
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House (‘Kits House’), member of the Association of Neighbourhood Houses BC, is a registered non-profit, charity organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those most vulnerable as well as providing an opportunity for everybody in our community to get together and be engaged.
We offer many different programs like volunteer-led English Conversation Circles, weekly hot lunches for seniors, childcare and much more. We are the only Neighbourhood House on the Westside and serve many different communities like Kitsilano, Dunbar, Arbutus Ridge and Point Grey.
|Date/Time||GTEC Neighbourhood Environmental Education Project at Kitsilano Neighbourhood House|
|Environmental Youth Alliance|
Find out about EYA’s current exciting programs and how you can empower marginalized youth. The Environmental Youth Alliance is a non-profit charity that cultivates transformative nature experiencesfor children and youth in urban environments to foster community connectedness, build ecological leadership skills, and enhance their well-being. Visit their website at www.eya.ca.
|Saltspring Island Seeds|
Meet Dan Jason from Saltspring Island Seeds. Dan will share his exciting work in saving heirloom seeds and exporting seeds worldwide. Find out what kinds of plants take up the most carbon emissions. This is Dan’s 32nd year of promoting a safe, sustainable and local agriculture.
HUB Cycling is a non-profit organization that has spent the last 21 years removing barriers to cycling in Metro Vancouver. Advocate and board representative, Jeff Leigh and will tell the story of the many ways HUB Cycling is working to make cycling better through education, action and events. Learn also about HUB events that are designed for you to participate in, and how our local cycling network is being improved for comfort and safety.
Nada’s goal is to empower shoppers (like you!) to decrease food waste and unnecessary packaging, making your food experience more enjoyable and less wasteful. Learn how the Nada store makes it easy to shop and buy as little or as much as you need with zero packaging. Zero plastic!
|Society Promoting Environmental Conservation (SPEC)|
From SPEC Board Member, local waste management and behaviour change consultant, Daniel Rotman. Is your ‘Monkey Brain’ getting in the way of your new diet, or attempts to reduce plastics? If the answer is yes! come find out why, and learn more about your habits, brain(s), and behaviour change. Hack into your ‘Monkey Brain’ and learn how to be the change you want to see in the world.
|Crisis and Hope Town Hall|
With Environmental Activist, Tom Heatherington, GTEC Board Chair, Arden Henley and Special Guests. Let us know your thoughts and feelings about the climate crisis.
|Salish Sea Eco-retreats|
Rediscover the wilderness. Scott and his Salish Sea Eco-retreats partner, Tara Souch offer annual eco-retreats for wilderness guides and interested professionals. He is the author of four books of poetry and has, in the past, edited two poetry magazines, “Raven” and “Circular Causation”. A retired member of the B.C. Teacher’s Federation, Scott has taught at all levels of public education from grade two to post-Secondary.
|Sustainability and Ethics|
Hear how a red-necked Alberta boy became a leading expert on sustainability collaborating with like-minded folk on evolving capitalism to the next level. Dr. Mark Pezarro is a natural capitalist, sustainability professor & yoga teacher. Mark will tell his story and introduce City University of Canada’s exciting BA in Management (BAM).