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Events & Activities in the Winter

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Friday, January 22, 2010 - 13:00 - 14:30

On January 21st and 22nd, Dr. Kent Mullinix from the Institute for Sustainable Horticulture at Kwantlen Polytechnic University will be in Prince George for a series of engagements on Bio-Regional Food Systems and Municipal Enabled Agriculture. I’ve included a synopsis of his topic at the bottom of this email for more information. We are please to have Dr. Mullinix agree to do our first HEAL Chat. The HEAL Chats will be free learning opportunities offered by teleconference. It is very exciting to have this opportunity for our inaugural HEAL Chat!

via teleconference
Prince George
Monday, February 15, 2010 - 12:00

* February 15th, noon at Pigeon Park (Carrall and Hastings, Downtown
Eastside of Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories). Rally with all our
neighbours and supporters. Food will be served. For information, email or call 778 885 0040.

Organized by DTES Women Centre Power of Women Group. Endorsed by over 90 groups and organizations:

Pigeon Park
Carall and Hastings Street
Vancouver, B.C.
Friday, February 26, 2010 - 07:00 - Monday, March 1, 2010 - 07:00

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, February 21, 2010) Grand Chief Stewart Phillip, President of the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs stated today “The UBCIC is deeply concerned about the escalating tensions between the Okanagan Indian Band and Tolko Industries. In particular, Tolko’s insistence that come tomorrow morning, they will attempt to move equipment and crews into the Browns Creek watershed.”

Okanagan Indian Band Public Works Building
Westside Road
Vernon, B.C.
Monday, November 1, 2010 (All day) - Monday, February 28, 2011 (All day)

Like the Indigenous food cooperatives, this idea arose when 3 Indigenous women were discussing how to revitalize Indigenous food systems, security and sovereignty. We agreed that you have to just start doing it. In fact, the challenge between us - to survive for the winter (or over four months) on Indigenous foods - led us to the realization that we’d need to first prepare and set aside foods throughout the year, and to the idea that it would be easiest if we formed local Indigenous food cooperatives to do so. This is the year of preparation!

Friday, November 26, 2010 - 10:00 - Sunday, November 28, 2010 - 17:30

The theme of this conference is: Weaving together food policy and community action : an agenda for change. Most of the sessions will be interpreted in English and French. Events include a food sovereignty trade fair, activist speakers, feasting, local tours, AGM, workshops, seminars and panels.

Early Bird registration is available until October 15th! Scholarships are available for people with low incomes, if you apply online before October 22nd.

University of Montreal
2900 boul. Édouard-Montpetit
Montreal, QC H3T 1J4
Monday, January 3, 2011 - 14:30 - Monday, January 10, 2011 - 16:30

Undergraduate STUDENT INTERNSHIPS – VICRA Local Food Project
The Vancouver Island Community Research Alliance’s (VICRA) Local Food Project provides
student training opportunities for students with academic and/or community interest in the
following food issue areas:
1.Indigenous food systems
2.Role of Academic Institutions and Institutional Purchasing
3.Urban Agriculture and Backyard Growing
4.Climate Change

Deadline:January 10 , 2011
Rate:142 hours@$14/hr
Term:End of January 2011- May 30 2011

Vancouver Island
University of Victoria
Victoria, B.C.
Friday, November 4, 2011 - 21:00 - Monday, November 7, 2011 - 21:00

The first Indigenous Assembly against Mining and Pipelines was held in Neskonlith, Secwepemc Territories. The second Indigenous Assembly is being planned in Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories to coincide with the pro-mining “Meeting Minds, Making Mines” Conference being held at the Pan Pacific Hotel from November 6-8th. The conference is sponsored by mining corporations and the Canadian Aboriginal Mineral Association who want to want to “sell” and push mining further into Indigenous communities. Brochure:

706 Clarke Drive
Vancouver, B.C.
Tuesday, December 6, 2011 - 08:30 - Wednesday, December 7, 2011 - 15:00

“Feeding Mind, Body and Spirit” is the Aboriginal Nutrition Network of Dietitians of Canada’s first ever Gathering. Set for December 6th and 7th at Ryerson University’s Oakham House, the Gathering offers a comprehensive program that will celebrate the 10-Year Anniversary of the Aboriginal Nutrition Network. Join us as we acknowledge the work of dietitians and health workers across Canada who are promoting nutrition through initiatives that make a difference to health and wellness in Aboriginal communities.

Ryerson University
55 & 63 Gould Street
Toronto, Ontario
Friday, January 6, 2012 - 19:00 - Sunday, January 8, 2012 - 17:00

A crisis in capitalism is stalking the world. Greed, ecological plunder, famine and displacement off the land increasingly mark the battle lines between the rich and everyone else. Enforced homelessness, social service cuts, and environmental disasters have become regular occurrences. But today we also see people in every corner of the world rising up against these injustices. We are inspired by this “indignant” moment, but we want to understand what lies beyond our collective “no!” to a future foreclosed by dispossession, debt and ecocide.

SFU Harbor Centre and Bonsor Communty Centre
Vancouver, B.C.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 13:00 - 15:30

Human and Wildlife Biomonitoring: A Tribally Designed and Operated Program to Assess, Mitigate and Adapt to the Climate-Related Changing Risks and Benefits of Subsistence Species in Rural Alaska

Speakers: Kathleen Sloan, Jim Berner, Suzanne Fluharty

Put on by the STAR Tribal Environmental Health Research Program

Register by following the link below.

When? Nov 7, 1-3:30 pm EST

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 09:00

Idle No More grassroots Founders and Organizers from across Canada, in Solidarity with Common Causes - a new initiative bringing together social justice, environmental, labour and other Activist Groups…
- UNITED we are planning IDLE NO MORE WORLD DAY OF ACTION on January 28th, 2013 #J28.