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Wednesday, September 5, 20077:00pm - 10:00pm Oz Cafe, 361 Elgin Street The Polaris Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives are pleased to present the revised and updated edition of Tony Clarke’s groundbreaking book Inside the Bottle: Exposing the Bottled Water Industry.
We need your help organizing for the next Anarchist Assembly tentatively scheduled for Oct 21.Some of the tasks that need doing:* booking a location* working on the agenda for the assembly
ABOLISH THE SECURITY CERTIFICATE!END SECRET TRIALS!The Justice for Mohamed Harkat Committee will meet:Monday, September 3, 2007, 6:30 pm Bronson Centre, room 212211 Bronson Ave, Ottawa.
Ottawa Critical Mass meets on the last Friday of each month at Confederation park (Elgin and Laurier) at 5:30, ride leaves at 6pm! Bring your friends, sound makers, costumes, and your energy!
Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot Street An invited expert will explore building energy-efficient homes and modern energy solutions such as solar, wind, and water power. Registration is required. (613) 247-4830.
Obedience and authority go hand in hand. If people did not follow and obey, then authority would certainly lose its foothold in the increasingly oppressive societies around the world. In this talk, we examine three social
Dundonald Park, 512 Somerset St. West. The Real Dirt on Farmer John offers one man’s extraordinary life as a gateway to a larger history of tragedy and transition. It’s an unflinching account of what farming takes — and, more important, what it gives back. Presented by Just Food
Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot Street An invited expert will explore green alternatives in everyday life. Registration is required. (613) 247-4830.
August 21st and 22nd, 2007, Montebello, QC - A mass demonstrations and disruptions to denounce and derail the meeting for the Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP), and the state visits to Quebec of George W. Bush, Stephen Harper, and Felipe Calderón. The heads of state of Canada, the US and Mexico are meeting at Château Montebello, in the Outaouais, the 21st and 22nd of August, to pursue the economic and security integration of North America. Block the Empire! Montreal and the Stop SPP Action Committee of Ottawa are calling for direct action against the SPP meeting at Montebello. ACCtion Against Atlantica (Halifax), Guerre à la guerre (Quebec City), and Block the Empire! (Montreal) follow the five hallmarks of People's Global Action: http://www.nadir.org/nadir/initiativ/agp/fr/pgainfos/hallmfr.htm Come to Montreal angry and in force, on June 3rd, to join the Eastern Canadian struggle against imperialism, colonialism and capitalism in coordinating a summer of resistance to the criminal projects of the ruling class.
Café Nostalgica, 603 Cumberland Street, University of Ottawa campus Join OPIRG-Ottawa on the third Monday of each month to welcome campus and community activists for a night of entertainment, refreshments, networking and socializing.
MacSkimming Outdoor Education Centre in Cumberland This gathering is for enthusiastic youth ages 14 -19, who are interested in finding out the real deal behind many of the pertinent issues of our generation and generations to come. There are 30 spaces available. Register
Sponsored by Ecology Ottawa at the Centretown Movies Outdoor Film Festival Friday, August 17, 8:30 pm, Dundonald Park, 512 Somerset St. West. Come see the award-winning documentary on climate change. Admission is pay-what-you-can.
Friday August 17th at the Mercury Lounge. Walls of Art by Stefan Thompson. 100% of the sales from the art will be going to the WWF.Generous local musicians have donated their time to the event.
Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot Street An invited expert will explore foraging for food and medicinal herbs, growing and preserving food for winter and urban gardening. Registration is required. (613) 247-4830.
Presented by the Organic Landscape Alliance Tuesday, August 14, 2007 from 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Embassy West Hotel, 1400 Carling Ave The Conference offers organic horticultural workshops, panel discussion “Why Ottawa Needs A Strong Pesticide Bylaw”, and information on organic services & products. The Organic Landscape Alliance (OLA) is a non-profit trade association committed to the development of organic horticulture.
1:30pmSunday, Aug 12, 2007Jack Purcell Community Centre320 Jack Purcell Laneoff Elgin near GilmourOttawa, ON CanadaPay What You CanWheelchair AccessibleChild -friendly
12:30pmSaturday, August 11thRally at Confederation Square War Memorial (top of Elgin @ Wellington)On Saturday, August 11th, the PGA Bloc Ottawa invites all groups andindividuals opposed to the Security and Prosperity Partnership to join
from the BUGS garden (Catherine and Metcalfe) to Riverglen Farm and David's CSA (Carling and Moodie).Bring your friends, your bike, your lunch, your water bottle, and a suggested $5 donation with proceeds going to the food bank. Our bike tour is 15 km (from BUGS to Riverglen) and is a great way to see three lovely west end community gardens showcasing their edible landscapes.
Sponsored by Engineers Without Borders at the Centretown Movies Outdoor Film Festival Friday, August 10, 8:30 pm, Dundonald Park, 512 Somerset St. West. Admission is pay-what-you-can.
Octopus Books, 116 Third AveThis book features essays from inspirational activists from all across Canada and the event will definitely make for a fun filled night. So mark this event off on you
Octopus Books, 116 Third AveThis book features essays from inspirational activists from all across Canada and the event will definitely make for a fun fiLieutenant's Pump, 361 Elgin St.Green Drinks is an open invitation to anyone interested/working/studying all things environmental. We’re an informal, self-organizing network and meet every second Wednesday of every month at the same location.
Billings Estate Museum, 2100 Cabot StreetAn invited expert will explore basic survival skills such as fire making, navigation, building temporary shelter, finding water and food. Registration is required.