Here’s a sampling of things for Waterloo Region Greens to do in Earth Month and beyond. (I’ll update the calendar later tonight)
Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
Michael Harris MPP Town Hall
Breslau Community Centre,
100 Andover Drive, Breslau
U of W Sustainability lecture at Kitchener Public Library
KPL Central Branch,
85 Queen St N, Kitchener, Ontario
Canada N2H 2H1
Thursday, April 20th, 2017
Energize: Sustainable City Challenge
Sustainability Challenge at UofW
200 University Avenue West
Canada N2L 3G1
Special screening of the documentary COWSPIRACY & Talk
Kitchener Public Library, Central Branch
85 Queen Street North, Kitchener
Divest Waterloo/Citizens’ Climate Lobby Waterloo Region/Food Not Bombs/Climate Vegan
View map of library location
Bus Routes # 8 University – Fairview Park (View Route Map)
Please Register at EventBrite. This a FREE event but seating is limited
Friday April 21, 2017
WRGreens Meet & Greet with Provincial Leader Mike Schreiner
TWB Cooperative Brewing, 300 Mill St., Kitchener
Green Party of Ontario leader Mike Schreiner is visiting Waterloo Region as part of his spring leader’s tour.
Come meet Mike, hang out with your fellow Greens, share your thoughts, and discuss the local issues that matter to you.
The meet-and-greet will end with a no-holds-barred live interview about beer regulation hosted by local comedian Michael Masurkevitch of We Are Millennials.
Invite your friends!
Saturday April 22nd, 2017 ~ EARTH DAY #EarthDay
March For Science
Waterloo Town Square
75 King Street South, Waterloo ON
Saturday April 29th, 2017
People’s Climate March Ottawa
Confederation Park• Laurier Ave W & Elgin St, Ottawa, Canada K1P 5J2
Tuesday May 2nd, 2017
Waterloo Green Party of Canada EDA AGM
Waterloo Greens Pub Night: Discuss International Trade Deals
TWB Cooperative Brewing,
300 Mill St., Kitchener
Would “developing” countries be better or worse off without free trade?
What benefits has NAFTA brought to Canadian workers?
Learn and discuss questions like these with our international trade learning community. Join us for some beer and casual conversation about this thorny topic.
* The event is free, purchase of beer is not neccessary, and the space is wheelchair accessible. No food available for purchase but feel free to bring your own. If you have any questions, please email the organizer, Julia Gogoleva, at email@example.com
Thursday May 11th, 2017
The Case for Divesting from Fossil Fuels in Canada
67 Erb St W
Waterloo, ON N2L 6C2
Divest Waterloo/CIGI to host an evening with Jeff Rubin, a world-leading energy expert and former chief economist at CIBC World Markets. As a senior fellow CIGI, Jeff has written extensively on the future of the Canadian oil sands and the financial imperative to shift our economy away from fossil fuel dependence. Jeff will be speaking at CIGI to address pension fund managers, members of the finance and insurance industries, and the general public about the financial case for divesting from fuels.
Saturday June 3rd, 2017
Alliance Against Poverty Free Transit for Low Income Individuals – Community Forum
in the fully-accessible downstairs hall of Historic St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
137 Queen Street South, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1W2
Tickets available at Eventbrite