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  • Thur Sept 20 2018 to Fri Sept 21
    CALGARY GREEN ECONOMICS INTENSIVE: A TWO-DAY TRAINING FOR NON ECONOMISTS. SEPTEMBER 20 AND 21, 2018 FROM 10 AM TO 5 PM AT THE ALBERTA ECOTRUST IN CALGARY.
    10:00 AM to 5:00 PM This is a two-day course that combines lectures, group-work, and reflective exercises. By the end of the course, you will have a better understanding of economic concepts and information relevant to a green economy. This course is adapted from a longer training program, which has successfully trained professionals in the fields of biological conservation, public policy, urban planning, sustainable finance, and environmental management. No prior knowledge or experience in economics is necessary. The curriculum is grounded in ecological economics which focuses on issues of sustainability and efficiency and distribution. Instructor Eric Miller developed the course and is a Hamilton-based consulting economist and contract faculty at York University. More information and registration ($150) at: https://registrations.sustainabilitynetwork.ca/green-economics-a-two-day-training-intensive-for-non-economists-calgary/ Location:   Alberta Ecotrust, Calgary, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca   
  • Sat Sept 29 2018
    AN EVENING BRUCE TRAIL CONSERVANCY - - STEELTOWN STOMP
    1:30 PM to 5:00 PM Hike Description: Hike and climb over 2,000 stairs along the Hamilton Escarpment (made up of 6 sets of stairs: Chedoke-289, Dundurn-329, James-232, Wentworth-500, Kenilworth-387, & Uli's-358) and hike 20km along the Bruce Trail, Chedoke Radial Trail & the Escarpment Rail Trail and back to the beginning. Please, no dogs. Hike will start at 9:00am; please arrive by 8:45am. Type of Hike: This is a self-guided hike. You must go through both check-points. Hiking Pace: Set your own pace. Terrain: Strenuous Location:   Chedoke Civic Golf Course 563 Aberdeen Avenue (enter parking lot off of Beddoe Drive), , Hamilton, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara   Sponsor: Niagara Bruce Trail Club    Contact Info:    (905) 546-3116   facebook.com/events/415047725602461/
  • Wed Oct 3 2018 to Wed Dec 12
    SUSTAINABILITY NETWORK FALL 2018 ECONOMIC LITERACY WORKSHOP SERIES: SIX AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS EVERY OTHER WEDNESDAY IN OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND EARLY DECEMBER AT CSI-SPADINA IN TORONTO.
    The training program consists of workshops that will build ENGO capacity by increasing knowledge and understanding of economic concepts and their role in supporting a green economy. The training takes a case-based approach to address key economic concepts, their assumptions, key measures and gaps, and their strengths and limitations. October 3, 2018 Assessing the strengths and limits of markets October 17, 2018 Valuing unpriced environmental benefits and damages October 31, 2018 Rewarding Pro-Environmental Behaviour November 14, 2018 Reconciling Trade-Offs to inform public decisions November 28, 2018 (Re)defining Economic Progress and Sustainability December 12, 2018 Reorienting the Economy for the 21st Century For more information and registration ($250) visit: https://registrations.sustainabilitynetwork.ca/economic-literacy-project-fall-2018-workshops/ Location:   CSI-Spadina, Toronto, Region: Halton, Hamilton, Niagara      Contact Info: Paul Bubelis   paul@sustainabilitynetwork.ca    www.sustainabilitynetwork.ca   
 

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