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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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Sustainable Community: A Success Story

Posted by on Aug 12, 2011 in At Issue | 0 comments

What happens when a community bases its growth targets on environmental carrying capacity?   Is it possible to respond to, rather than manipulate, the natural environment when planning development? Hear Richard Quail, Municipal Manager of Okotoks, AB tell his story. This presentation will inspire everyone with an interest in sustainability in general, and water and energy conservation in particular.  The talk  will take place on Saturday, September 10 at 1:00 pm at Thompson Rivers University in the International Building Room 1008.  Everyone is welcome and admittance is free.  Presented by the BCSEA Kamloops Chapter and the TRU Department of Environment and Sustainability....

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Seedy Saturday

Posted by on Feb 19, 2010 in At Issue | 0 comments

Location: Heritage House, 100 Lorne Street Time: 10-3:00 Saturday, March 6, 2010 If you’d like a booth: Contact person: Fawn Knox Email: fknox@telus.net Phone: 250.579.5768 Contact person: Leslie Welch Email: fknox@telus.net Phone: 250.828.2321 Sponsor: Friends of the New Victory Gardens Seminars: Soil Fertility — Leslie Welch 1:00 Worm Composting — Penny Powers 1:00 Prevent Pests Naturally — Leslie Welch 1:45 Planting the Veggie Garden — Jo-Lynn Forbes 1:45 Must-grow Vegetables — Ann Sutherland 2:30 Herbs — Janet Kernachan 2:30 Garden Seminars presented by the Master Gardeners & Local Experts Refreshments will be available, kid activities are planned and door prizes will be drawn. Fun for...

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Kamloops Urban Hens

Posted by on Apr 4, 2009 in At Issue | 0 comments

Why Urban Hens? Growing our own food is one of the best ways that people can make an impact by become more sustainable. Vegetable gardens are a great start to producing food in your backyard but by raising egg-laying hens people can introduce a home grown protein source into their diet. It creates not only food security but food sovereignty on an individual, community and global level. It may be a small, innocuous thing to have a chicken or two or three in your back yard, but it is the principal of it that makes it important. It is having the right to provide yourself as much of your own food as possible. It will improve food security in the city. It is about allowing people the dignity to legally become as sustainable as possible in a world that...

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