Magazine article New Internationalist

What's on in January-February?

Magazine article New Internationalist

What's on in January-February?

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14 JANUARY

VANCOUVER -PUBLIC FORUM TO MARK ANNIVERSARY OF EARTHQUAKE IN HAITI

Harbour Center, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver V6B 5K3. 7 pm

This is a panel discussion with aid workers and activists supporting Haiti. Organized by Haiti Solidarity BC. Call (778) 858 5179 or e-mail. haitisolidaritybc@resist.ca. canadahaitiaction.ca

16 JANUARY

BOSTON -TRANS PEOPLE OF COLOR SOCIAL NETWORKING

Rudi's Restro Café and Bar, 811 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston 02118.5-9pm,21+.Free.

Brought to you by the Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition, this evening will be one to remember. In addition to the opportunity to meet trans people of color, contribute to the planning of the TransVisions conference. Door prizes, music and refreshments. For information orto RSVP e-mail rachel@masstpc.org or call (617) 778 0519. masstpc.org

17 JANUARY

WINNIPEG -TALK BY WAR RESISTER JOSHUA KEY

McNally-Robinson Booksellers, Grant Park Shopping Centre, 1 120 Grant Avenue, Winnipeg R3M 2A6. 5 pm.

Joshua Key, Iraq War resister and author of The Deserter's Tale, will be talking about his experiences of his eight months in Iraq, his decision to desert and the rejection by the Immigration and Refugee Board to grant him refugee status in Canada.

19 JANUARY

OTTAWA - PUBLIC HEARING FOR POINT LEPREAU OPERATING LICENCE EXTENSION

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission Public Hearing Room, 14th floor, 280 Slater Street, Ottawa K1P5S9.

Point Lepreau Generating Station in New Brunswick has been generating nuclear power since 1983. For more information call (613) 996-9063 or e-mail interventions@cnsc-ccsn.gc.ca

19 JANUARY

REGINA -NATIVE PRAIRIE SPEAKER SERIES DR. HOWARD WHEATER

Royal Saskatchewan Museum Auditorium, 2445 Albert Street, Regina S4P4W7. 7 -8pm.

Dr. Howard Wheater of the University of Saskatchewan will be speaking about water sustainability.

19 JANUARY

COLLINGWOOD - FILM SCREENING 2012: TIME FOR CHANGE

Cayety Theatre, 161 Hurontario Street, Collingwood L9Y 2M1. Live music 6.30 pm, screening 7 pm, discussion 9pm. $7; students free.

Learn about the integration of tribal culture with scientific technology around the 2012 mythic doomsday scenario. The guest speaker for the discussion will be Aaron Garner. Part of Be the Change, a monthly film series about social justice. All screenings occur during the third Wednesday of each month from October to May. bethechangefilmseries.ca, 2012timeforchange.com

21 -23 JANUARY

EUGENE, OR -6TH GOOD EARTH HOME, GARDENA LIVING SHOW

Lane ivents Center, 796 W 13th Avenue, Eugene, OR 97402. Fri 5-9 pm, Sat 10 am -8 pm, Sun 10 am -5 pm. Free entry.

Green building experts will be on hand to answer your questions, over 250 exhibitors. Music and food on site!

eugenehomeshow.com

24 JANUARY

WINNIPEG - EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE ON CONTAMINANTS IN ARCTIC ECOSYSTEMS TALK

Le Centre Culturel FrancoManitobain, Salle AntonieGaborieau, 340 Provencher Boulevard, Winnipeg R2H 0G7. 7.30 pm. $2 members, $3 non-members.

Dr. Stern, a research scientist at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans and professor at the University of Manitoba presents his research about contaminants. The research focuses on environmental pathways of the contaminants from Arctic marine and freshwater ecosystems. For more information call (204) 943 9029 or email naturemanitoba@mts.net

27 -30 JANUARY

GUELPH, ON -30TH ANNUAL GUELPH ORGANIC CONFERENCE

Guelph University Centre, 50 Stone Road East, Guelph, Ontario N1G2W1. …

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