Kitsilano Neighbourhood House Fall 2019 Events - GTEC Green Technology Education Centre

Kitsilano Neighbourhood House Fall 2019 Events

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Date/TimeKitsilano Neighbourhood House/GTEC Neighbourhood Environmental Education Projects
Oct 2
7-9 pm
Emotive BC
Catch up with the wonderful world of electric vehicles, one of the most powerful ways to reduce carbon emissions. Learn about the province’s Clean Energy Vehicle program, how to find charging stations and what the future of EVs will look like.
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Oct 16
7-9 pm
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.
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Oct 23
7-9 pm
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.
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Oct 30
7-9 pm
HUB Cycling
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.
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Nov 6
7-9 pm
NADA Store
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!
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Nov 13
7-9 pm
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.
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Nov 18
7-9 pm
Crisis and Hope Town Hall
With Environmental Activist, Tom Heatherington, GTEC Board Chair, Arden Henley, as well as Special Guests Ruth Walmsley, Fred Bass, and Emilie Teresa Smith. Let us know your thoughts and feelings about the climate crisis.
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Nov 20
7-9 pm
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.
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Nov 27
7-9 pm
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).
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