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February 2018 Films For Change: Idle Threat

Posted by on Feb 17, 2018 in At Issue | 0 comments

February Films for Change presented by the City of Kamloops in partnership with Transition Kamloops will be the documentary film, “Idle Threat – Man On Emission.”
Details: February 28, 2018 at the TRU Clock Tower, doors open at 6:30 pm, show and panel
Join the discussion following the film. Panelists include:

Greg Baytalan: Interior Health – Community health perspective on idling
Glen Cheetham: Sustainability Services, City of Kamloops – current corporate/community initiatives re idling reduction, including bylaw development
Jim Gudjonson: TRU campus/corporate idling perspective
Gina Morris: Kamloops Moms for Clean Air – community air quality perspective

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Permaculture Resources

Posted by on Apr 28, 2016 in Food/Agriculture | 0 comments

Permaculture Kamloops hosted a film called Inhabit: A Permaculture Perspective  during April’s Film For Change series, sponsored by TRU Sustainability Office. There was a lot of very interesting ideas presented in the film, with a lot of great discussion afterwards.  The film presented many applied permaculture design principles in a variety of settings, from the urban rooftops, to suburban landscapes to large scale agriculture. Many resources were mentioned in the film, and thanks to an audience member who has been...

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Midnight Sun Art & Film Festival

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in Arts, Environment, Music | 0 comments

August 7 – 9, 2015 Sun Peaks Resort — Alpine Village Presented by the Green Art Festival Association, this new and highly anticipated festival featuring art and design inspired by themes of nature and sustainability will be attended by prominent local, regional, and international art scene members. Be sure to check out all of the great designs from a diverse combination of artists, designers, and academics. The festival will not only include art, but guests can also enjoy an...

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Do you want to be a food price checker?

Posted by on May 13, 2015 in At Issue, Food/Agriculture | 0 comments

Kamloops Food Policy Council Members: We are seeking a volunteer(s) to help with food costing at 4 grocery stores in Kamloops as part of a provincial food security initiative.  The Cost of Eating is an advocacy tool that measures how much it costs to eat a healthy diet in different regions across BC, monitoring the cost of 67 food items. This volunteer opportunity involves going into selected grocery stores in communities across BC and recording prices of specific food...

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What is an 8-80 City?

Posted by on Feb 24, 2015 in At Issue, Environment, Social Justice, Transportation | 0 comments

World-renowned urban advisor Gil Peñalosa recently conducted a workshop at the CommUnity Innovation Lab, held in Kamloops Feb. 3 – 5.  Approximately 80 people took part in the workshop and walking tour of our downtown, and about 200 people attended the evening keynote presentation.  It certainly sparked a lot of conversations! A group of citizens interested in pursuing Gil’s vision took the step of preparing a compilation of his points.  They welcome your input and involvement in seeing Kamloops becoming a...

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