Are you working on, interested in, or thinking about sustainable facilities, renewable energy and the environment? We are too! So why don’t you come out and join us for some friendly conversation about all things GREEN.
With a focus on Sustainable Development, we extend this invitation to ALL friends of local businesses, communities, academia, and governments to gather for some wonderfully inspired conversation! This is a great chance to catch up with friends, meet new people, and to share our ideas, insights, and visions for a sustainable future!
Gatherings are held every 2nd Wednesday of the month. Won’t you please join us?
April 10th, 2019, 6-9 pm
Barley Works Billiards Room
The Huether Hotel,
59 King St N, Waterloo, ON.
Plan Ahead! Venues are pending as we are considering rotating locations quarterly, alternating between Kitchener, Waterloo & Cambridge. Please Stay Tuned!:
8 May 2019: Heuther Hotel / Barley Works
Green Drinks K-W-C on the Web:
Green Drinks KWC co-ordination team: Ecovert Cx Members: Alex Gordner, Kate Nelson, Rebecca Chiba and Livescape Member: Ashley DeMarte
Brant Green Drinks on the 13th day of each month
Who: people like you who are interested in environmental issues, making a difference, networking, or just plain having a good time with friends and neighbours!
What: good drinks, good people, good times!
Why: good drinks, good people, good times!
Agenda: good drinks, good people, good times!
Brant Green Drinks is the Brantford/Brant chapter of an organic, self-organizing, international network of environmentally conscious, lively people, like yourself, from all walks of life.
There is no formal agenda for our gatherings, just good drinks, good people, and good times. Come out and you’ll be made welcome. Just say, “are you green?” and we will look after you and introduce you to whoever is there.
Green Drinks is a great way of catching up with people you know and also for meeting new friends and making business contacts. Everyone invites someone else along, so there’s always a different crowd. The gatherings are very simple and unstructured, but many people have found employment, made friends, developed new ideas, done deals and had moments of serendipity.
So, come along, bring a friend, we’re looking forward to meeting you!
For more information or if you have any questions,
please contact organizer Ken Burns: kenburns [at] brantgreens.ca
When: Saturday, 13 April 2019 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm or for as long as folks are around
93 Dalhousie Street, Brantford
Fending Off Extinction
Extinction Rebellion aims to make these questions front and centre in the minds of every person across the world: Why are we allowing our rulers to send us and our planet to an early grave? Do we want to live or not?
We think that we do… and we want to make some noise and have some fun to prove it! Bring signs and drums and join us for some flash dancing in the streets.
75 King Street South, Waterloo, Ontario
15 April 2019 marks the start of International Extinction Rebellion Week when people worldwide will take to the streets to demand decisive action from governments on climate change and ecological collapse. We invite you to join us and help us build this movement.
- The Government must tell the truth about the climate and wider ecological emergency, reverse inconsistent policies and work alongside the media to communicate with citizens.
- The Government must enact legally binding policy measures to reduce carbon emissions to net zero by 2025 and to reduce consumption levels.
- A national Citizen’s Assembly to oversee the changes, as part of creating a democracy fit for purpose.
More at https://rebellion.earth/demands/
Thank you for your patience as we worked to reschedule this event! We will hope that you will be able to join us on April 17th at 7pm First United Church in Waterloo! We are optimistic the weather won’t be a problem in April. We have lots of room so please bring a friend. Registration is open once again!
While we appear to have made important progress on turning back one of the most egregious components of Bill 66, there remain significant problems in this bill, including Schedule 5 repealing the Toxics Reduction Act. Major concerns remain that the Ford ‘government for the developers’ may reduce the support for monitoring and enforcement of legislation that protects our water, land and air quality.
Join us on April 17th at First United Church in Waterloo at 7pm to celebrate our progress on Bill 66 and to engage with experts as they explain other current dangerous proposals and corresponding calls for action.
We have two powerful keynote speakers: Theresa McClenaghan, Executive Director of the Canadian Environmental Law Association, former water policy advisor for Ministry of the Environment, and legal representative for citizens in the Walkerton Inquiry; and Bruce Davidson, Co-founder and Vice-Chair of Concerned Walkerton Citizens.
There will be lots of time to have your questions answered, as well as presentations from Susan Bryant of APT Environment on Elmira’s ongoing water contamination; Kevin Thomason of Grand River Environmental Network on countryside protection; and a representative of Waterloo Wellington Water Watchers on source water protection.
Refreshments will be served; please bring along your travel mug or water bottle.