Green Events

Sustainable Building Advisor Program – starts January 16, 2015

Sustainable Building Advisor ProgramThe Sustainable Building Advisor (SBA) Program is a comprehensive certification program that trains you in practical, forward-thinking ways to design, construct and manage buildings that are resource efficient, environmentally responsible, cost effective, and healthy for all occupants. The SBA Program is applicable to new construction and existing buildings, in both the commercial and residential sectors.

The program is delivered in the form of interactive lectures taught by subject experts, with hands-on exercises and field trips to exemplary projects. The course culminates with a final presentation based on team projects and an exam that earns you the designation Certified Sustainable Building Advisor, (CSBA).

Early bird deadline: November 14, 2014
Location: Calgary, Alberta
Date: starts Fri January 16 to Sat May 2, 2015

This program is being provided through the Canada Green Building Council www.cagbc.org. For more information:
Contact Name: Kim Bouffard
Website: http://www.cagbc.org/education
Phone: 1-866-941-1184 x1023
E-mail: kbouffard (at) cagbc.org

 

Honeybees - development, challenges, solution – January 19, 2015

Honeybees - development, challenges, solutionHoneybees – Development, Challenges, Solution sponsored by Gloucester Horticultural Society. Brent Halsall of Halsall’s Honey, Greely, will discuss the life cycle of honeybees, their behavior and the new challenges they face. Free admission. Pre-registration required.

For more information:
Contact Name: Fleurette Huneault
Website: http://www.gardenontario.org/site.php/glouster/about/meetings/
Phone: 613-749-8897
Date: Monday, January 19, 2015, 7:30 p.m.
Where: 4373 Generation Court, Ottawa, ON

 

Green Drinks Montreal – Jan 20, 2015

The PGSS Environment Committee and Green Drinks Montreal will again be offering a once monthly series on all things related to the environment and sustainability.

This year, events will take place from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. in the Thomson House basement (McGill downtown campus) on the following dates:

• January 20, 2015
• February 17, 2015
• March 19, 2015

All welcome!

More information:
Green Drinks Montreal
Montreal, Quebec Environmental Groups, Green Businesses

 

Pembina unGALA – January 21, 2015

2015 Pembina unGALACowboys and cowgirls ride the red rocket! The 2015 unGALA is coming to the Bram & Bluma Appel Salo(o)n. The theme—Cowboys & Cowgirls Ride the Red Rocket—recognizes Pembina’s Alberta roots while celebrating its work to advance transportation and urban solutions in Ontario. The unGALA is always fun and informal—cowboy hats provided.

Where: The Bram & Bluma Appel Salon, Toronto Reference Library, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto ON M4W 2G8
Dress Code: Western attire—cowboy hats provided.

 

Local Food Symposium – February 3-4, 2015

Local Food SymposiumYou're invited to take part in the Greenbelt Fund's Local Food Symposium on February 3 and 4, 2015. A forum for sharing ideas, innovations and successes about Ontario Food.

Held at Queen's Landing in Niagara-on-the Lake, the symposium will consist of two full days with site-visits, round table discussions, and keynote speakers. Bringing people together from across the agriculture and food value chain, it will be a great opportunity to learn about some of the interesting and innovative ways more local food is being served in public sector institutions, as well as to discuss some of the challenges we all face and the potential solutions.

Be sure to save the date and keep checking www.Ontariofresh.ca for more details.

Location: Niagara on the Lake, ON

 

Environmental Defence Gala – February 18, 2015

2015 Environmental Defence GalaAt this year's Gala, Environmental Defence will be celebrating 30 years of leading environmental change in Canada. We’ll also be sharing our vision for the next 30 years. We hope you will join us. The funds raised by this important event will help Environmental Defence to continue protecting green spaces, reducing Canadians' exposure to toxic chemicals, safeguarding water, greening our power and, building a clean economy.

At the Gala this year, Environmental Defence is pleased to welcome Jeff Rubin, former Chief Economist of CIBC, and Tzeporah Berman, one of Canada’s most well-known environmentalists, who will go head to head in a discussion about Canada’s future.

Where: Daniels Spectrum, 585 Dundas St. East, Toronto, Ontario

 

Green Living Show – March 27-29, 2015

2015 Green Living ShowNew dates! New venue! On March 27-29, the 2015 Green Living Show will open its doors at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for an exciting three-day weekend of all things green and healthy. For more info about the Green Living Show, visit greenlivingshow.ca, and keep up-to-date by signing up for our FREE newsletter.