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  • Fri May 29 2015
    GREEN ECONOMY PERSPECTIVES: BRUCE LOURIE ON REINVENTING SUSTAINABILITY
    5:00 PM to 6:30 PM Come join us for a provocative conversation between Bruce Lourie, of the Ivey Foundation and Mike Morrice, of Sustainability CoLab, as we begin to solicit perspectives on the green economy. Free, but must rsvp to: rsvp@sustainabilitynetwork.ca For more information please visit: http://sustainabilitynetwork.ca/green-economy-perspectives-bruce-lourie-on-reinventing-sustainability/ Location:   CSI Spadina, 215 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, ground floor connector Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network, Sustainability CoLab    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca   
  • Wed June 3 2015 to Wed June 03
    BURLINGTONGREEN ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING AND ECO-FILM FESTIVAL FEATURING CHASING ICE
    6:00 PM to 9:00 PM On June 3rd, BurlingtonGreen will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) followed by a special presentation of the highly acclaimed climate change film Chasing Ice at the Burlington Public Library as the third installment of their 2015 Ecofilm Festival series. This is a great opportunity for Halton Region residents to learn more about BurlingtonGreen’s work over the past year, meet BurlingtonGreen team members, and have a say on what environmental issues are important to them. AGM begins at 6:00pm with film event to follow. Doors open for Chasing Ice at 6:30pm with film beginning at 7 pm Cost: Free for members of BurlingtonGreen, $5 for non-members AGM will take place in the Holland Room, Burlington Central Library, 2331 New Street. Chasing Ice will be presented in Centennial Hall, Burlington Central Library. Location:   Burlington Public Library, Burlington, Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Whole Foods and OC Tanner    Contact Info: Jackie Prime   jacqueline@burlingtongreen.org    www.burlingtongreen.org   
  • Sun June 7 2015 to Sun June 07
    COMMUNITY TRAILS DAY
    9:00 0 to 4:00 PM This is a single day event that is free and open to the public. Community Trails Day will educate and engage community members by providing interactive activities and presentations, which focus on nature conservation and active transportation safety. Location:   1280 Main Street West, Mills Plaza, Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton,   Sponsor: Nature Unexpected, Hamilton Public Health, McMaster University, Ontario Trails Council, Hamilton Burlington Trails Council    Contact Info: Trailhead Ontario 2015   nature@mcmaster.ca    http://trailheadontario.com/   
  • Mon June 8 2015 to Wed June 10
    TRAILHEAD ONTARIO CONFERENCE 2015
    8:00 0 to 5:00 PM Trailhead Ontario 2015 is Ontario’s largest trails conference bringing together professionals from many public and private sectors. The 2015 conference features innovative seminars on accessible trails, trail tourism, branding and trail infrastructure among various other topics. Location:   1280 Main Street West, David Braley Athletics Centre, Hamilton, We invite industry professionals, students and trail enthusiasts to join us. The Ontario Trails Council “Trailhead Ontario 2015” Committee is pleased to announce McMaster University as the locat Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport, Nature Unexpected, McMaster University, Ontario Trails Council, Hamilton Burlington Trails Council    Contact Info: nature@mcmaster.ca    http://trailheadontario.com/
  • Wed June 10 2015
    CELEBRATING THREE YEARS OF GSS HALTON-PEEL: AWARDS AND AN ACCLAIMED GUEST SPEAKER
    6:30 PM to 9:30 PM Join Greening Sacred Spaces Halton-Peel for a special evening celebrating their Green Award Winners, as well as the end of Year 3 of their 3-year Ontario Trillium Foundation Grant at Joshua Creek Heritage Centre on June 10th. Dr. Stephen Scharper will help mark the momentous celebration as a guest speaker. Dr. Scharper, who has addressed a wide range of audiences and remains a much sought-after lecturer, is an esteemed author and associate professor at the School of the Environment and the Department for the Study of Religion at the University of Toronto. The free event will celebrate the achievements over the past 3 years, thanks to the Ontario Trillium Foundation, as well as the faith communities that will be presented with the 2015 GSS South Halton-Peel Award. Congratulations to the 2015 nominees: Applewood United Church in Mississauga, Church of the Incarnation and Trafalgar Presbyterian Church in Oakville, and Port Nelson United Church in Burlington. Register at 2015gsscelebration.eventbrite.com Location:   Joshua Creek Heritage Art Centre, Oakville, 1086 Burnhamthorpe Rd E Region: Halton,   Sponsor: Faith & the Common Good, Greening Sacred Spaces, Ontario Trillium Foundation    Contact Info: Christina Read   cread@greeningsacredspaces.net    2015gsscelebration.eventbrite.com   
  • Tue June 23 2015
    TOP TEN COMPLIANCE ISSUES FOR CANADIAN REGISTERED CHARITIES - WEBINAR WITH MARK BLUMBERG
    1:00 PM to 2:00 PM This webinar provides plain language information and resources about the CRA compliance obligations of Canadian charities for 2015, including the following topics: - Failure to File T3010 - Mistakes with T3010 - Incorrect Receipts - Acting Outside Legal Objects - Non-Charitable Activities - Gifts to Non-Qualified Donees - Fundraising Costs and Practice - Employment Issues - Political Activities - Unrelated Business Activities Location:   online, online, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network, CEGN    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca   
  • Thur June 25 2015
    DESIGNING AND DELIVERING YOUR MAJOR GIFTS PROGRAM: A DAY WITH ANDY ROBINSON
    9:00 AM to 4:30 PM Mobilize your team, train your board, identify your prospects, and go out and ask. If you want to build a major donor program from scratch – or improve the one you already have – this workshop will walk you through planning, implementation and evaluation, step by step. Cost: $100 To register please visit: http://sustainabilitynetwork.ca/designing-and-delivering-your-major-gifts-program-a-day-with-andy-robinson/ Location:   215 Spadina Ave. Suite 120, Toronto, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network, Institute for Conservation Leadership    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca   
  • Mon June 29 2015
    ENGAGEMENT ORGANIZING: HARNESSING PEOPLE POWER: A TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR ENVIRONMENTAL NGOS
    9:00 AM to 4:30 PM There is a growing trend towards people-centred campaigns, enhanced by technology and data. NGOs that wish to be a part of this trend need to retool around the best practices of organizing and engagement. Advancing our various issues has now become about how we best support citizen mobilization and leadership. The goal of the workshop will be to share the theory and practice of developing successful engagement organizations. Session leaders will describe real world stories and techniques of others doing this kind of work, and also tap into lessons from participants in the room. The registration cost is $75 per person and includes a full day of instruction, lunch, refreshments and handouts. Location:   25OneCommunity, 251 Bank St., 2nd floor , Ottawa, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Sustainability Network    Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    416-324-2792   http://sustainabilitynetwork.ca/engagement-organizing-harnessing-people-power-a-   
 

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