February 2018 Films For Change: Idle Threat

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
Synopsis: Idle Threat is a lively look at one man’s spirited struggle to improve public health by raising awareness about idling’s impact, starting in New York City. Against all odds, he succeeds, helping improve local air quality, and in the process gains world-wide recognition for the anti-idling cause, with articles featured in the Wall Street Journal, New Yorker magazine, and the Financial Times.
 Trailer: Idle Threat

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Winter Farmer’s Market in Kamloops

Kamloops now has a Winter Farmer’s Market. If you are a vendor and would like to join the market please contact Visions Farmers Market Society and Andy Balogh at 250.577.3810 for more information. Their guidelines for vendors are: “You make it. You bake it. You grow it.” Time: 10:00am to 2:30pm When: Five Saturdays from November 17 to December 15, 2012 Where: Sahali Centre Mall To see  more details, click here. Continue reading Winter Farmer’s Market in Kamloops

Start planning now for WWF’s Earth Hour 2012

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