Winter 2020 NEEP events at Kitsilano Neighbourhood House

  • ALL NEEP EVENTS ARE FREE

These events will be held at:
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House
2305 W 7th Ave
Vancouver, BC

Jan 20, 27 Feb 3, 10
7-9 pm
Kitsilano Town Hall Support Group
After the Crisis and Hope Town Hall meeting November 18 we recognized that facing up to our challenging circumstances is no easy matter. To this end, Tom Heatherington would like to meet with those interested in a Neighbourhood Support Group at Kits House that would meeting four evenings to respond to the emotional issues we all face.
Click here for Town Hall Support Group Resources

Jan 22
7-9 pm
Kitsilano Neighbourhood House Community Solutions Meeting
This meeting is to take the excellent ideas that the Delphi process at the Kits House Crisis and Hope Town Hall Meeting on November 18 generated and further develop them into a community action plan.

Feb 19
7-9 pm
Earthsave
Topic: Learn about how whole foods and plant-based diets can contribute to environmental sustainability, animal welfare and your health.What is the medical evidence about the effects of our dietary choices? What are some nutritional and health benefits?

Speaker: Dr. David Steele is a retired molecular biologist who has worked for the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia. He is the Vice-President of Earthsave Canada.


Feb 26
7-9 pm
Zero Waste In the Back Country
Topic: Maureen Nadeau(Moe) recently completed a solo mountain bikepacking trip through the Scottish Highlands, funded by the Neil Mackenzie Adventure Grant. During this adventure, Moe worked to minimize waste in any way possible.

Speaker: Maureen Nadeau (she, her, hers) with a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences now working for the Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Moe is an environmental activist, passionate about promoting zero waste and conscious consumption through all parts of her life.


Mar 4
7-9 pm
Ocean Wise Seafood
Topic: Oceans are integral and essential for life on earth. They play a critical role in supplying oxygen, supporting marine and terrestrial life, and regulating the climate. We depend on oceans. With billions of people depending on seafood as a primary source of food, we see overfishing, bycatch and habitat destruction.What are the main issues facing our oceans, what we can do to help, and what to look for when making sustainable seafood choices.

Speaker: Claire Dawson is the Senior Science Lead of the Ocean Wise Seafood Program.


Mar 11
7-9 pm
FABCYCLE
Topic: FABCYCLE is a textile recycling service. FABCYCLE collects fabrics and textile waste to transform them into resources. Learn more about their work, their available programs and how you can get involved.

Speaker: Irina McKenzie is an advocate for circular economy practices and sustainability in the fashion industry, and the founder of FABCYCLE.


Mar 25
7-9 pm
Ecojustice
Topic: Ecojustice is Canada’s largest environmental law charity. With more than 25 years of service, Ecojustice has worked to fight climate change, and protect our environment and communities.

Speaker: Alan Andrews, the Climate Change Program Director for Ecojustice will be presenting their work, environmental law cases in BC, and more!