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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 outdoor movie experience, a wine tasting, and of course, live music! For more information, click here....

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THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SPEAKERS

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

Thursday, March 24, 2011 7:00 pm TRU Alumni Theatre, Clocktower Avrim Lazar is President & CEO of the Forest Products Association of Canada as well as Chair of the Advisory Committee on Paper and Wood Products. He has also worked as national policy advisor  in areas as diverse as climate change, biodiversity, child poverty, and employemnt insurance.   He was the Chair of the Committee of teh Whole of the Second UN Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biolgoical Diversity in...

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THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY ENVIRONMENTAL SPEAKERS

Posted by on Mar 1, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

.     Room 127, BC Centre For Open Learning Dr. Peter Victor is an economist who has worked on environmental issues for over 40 years  and was one of the founders of the emerging discipline of ecological economics.  He was the first President of the Canadian Society for Ecological Economics.  His most recent book is Managing without Growth: Slower By Design, not...

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Thompson Rivers University: Environmental Speaker Series

Posted by on Feb 2, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

If you would like to receive more information about these upcoming presentations, please email Patricia Gray at pgray@tru.ca Thursday, March 3, 2011           Jim Hoggan, Chair of the David Suzuki    7:00pm  TRU Alumni Theatre, Clocktower  Jim Hoggan is one of Canada’s most respected public-relations professionals and the president and owner of the Vancouver PR firm Hoggan & Associates.A law school graduate with a longstanding passion for social justice, Jim also serves as chair of the David Suzuki Foundation—the nation’s most influential environmental organization—and as a Trustee of the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. He is the cofounder of Stonehouse Standing Circle, an innovative public-engagement and communications think-tank, and the former chair of The Climate Project Canada—Al Gore’s global education and advocacy organization. He also led the Province of British Columbia’s Green Energy Advisory Task Force on Community Relations and...

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Cool Happenings at the University

Posted by on Jan 25, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

Did you know that Thompson Rivers University has an International Week?  I didn’t –  and just look what I’ve missed.  They have all kinds of cool events in 2011  – including some that are relevant to environmentalists.   Wednesday, February 9 2011 7:00 pm room 1020 International Building The Power of Community: How Cuba Survived Peak Oil This documentary film will be followed by a discussion of how Cuba reduced energy consumption after the collapse of the Soviet Union reduced its access to cheap, plentiful oil.   The admission price is a whole $ 5.00 – how can you beat that?  Friday, February 11, 2011 9:00 am room 1007, International Building Join this session and find out if you can survive climate change – absolutely free!  Check out all the other events...

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