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May 2018 Films For Change: Modified

Posted by on May 7, 2018 in At Issue, Other | 0 comments

GE Free Kamloops presents Modified as part of Films For Change Coming up on May 30, 2018.  Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7 pm. Panel discussion following the film. Admission is free but donations gratefully accepted. Popcorn by donation. Modified is a first-person documentary-memoir that questions why genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not labeled on food products in Canada and the United States, despite being labeled in 64 countries around the world. Check out the...

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Join the Repair Café!

Posted by on Feb 19, 2018 in Other, Reskilling | 0 comments

Repair Café Kamloops is a neighbourhood initiative that promotes repair as an alternative to tossing things out. Transition Kamloops has partnered with Kamloops Makerspace to host a Repair Café at the Green Living Expo on April 28, 2018. Residents of Kamloops and area can bring their broken items and fix them on the spot with the help of voluntary repairers. We could use more handy volunteers in the area. Join us!   Repair Café Kamloops is looking for local residents with different skills who can be present as repair experts during the Repair Café event. We are especially looking for people who are handy with:   * clothing / textile                        * bicycles * electrical appliances                * furniture / wooden objects   And who enjoy sharing their knowledge with their neighbours.   In addition, we are also looking for people...

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Hosting a Films For Change Event

Posted by on Jan 14, 2015 in At Issue, Other, Recreation | 0 comments

Does your community group promote social, cultural or environmental sustainability?  Are you looking for a way to engage with an audience on a topic or issue that leads towards a healthier and more resilient community? Sponsored by Thompson Rivers University Sustainability Office, Films For Change is a monthly film series hosted by local community groups to raise awareness and engage with the community on sustainability-related topics and issues . Basics about the series: Dates: Takes place on the last Wednesday of the month, but NOT in June, July, August or December Times: Doors open at 6:30 pm, shows start at 7 pm Location: TRU Alumni Clocktower Theatre, capacity of 212 seats Discussion: Films must be followed by a facilitated discussion, preferably with at least one topic expert Here is how it works. Host group picks a film in accordance with the following:...

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