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Improving the Accessibility of Sustainably-Produced Foods in Canada 12:00 pm
Improving the Accessibility of Sustainably-Produced Foods in Canada @ Online
Jun 10 @ 12:00 pm
Interest in sustainably-produced foods has grown exponentially in recent decades. Food Secure Canada has conducted a study called, “Sustainable Consumption For All” (April 2018 – March 2019) to better understand the barriers Canadians living on low-incomes face in accessing sustainably-produced food. The project utilized key informant interviews, focus groups with people living on low-income, and a nation-wide survey. Key research findings will be presented, followed by a discussion about the project including exploring future research questions. For this research Food Secure Canada has received funding from Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Contributions Program for Non-profit Consumer and Voluntary Organizations. The views expressed in this research are not necessarily those of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada or the Government of Canada. This webinar is hosted by Food Secure Canada.
Niagara Environmental Directory Workshop 6:00 pm
Niagara Environmental Directory Workshop @ Niagara Region - Campbell West
Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The purpose of this workshop is for local groups and people to identify and map contact information of organizations, businesses, and some characteristics of Niagara’s environmental sector. This includes citing existing directories, organizations with a local footprint, a listing of various green themes, and a mention of annual key events and dates. Those who attend can also discuss the use social media to stay connected, planning out future meetings, and determining future needs, projects, and ideas through the support of a simple directory.
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Great Lakes Public Forum
Great Lakes Public Forum @ Hilton Milwaukee City Center Hotel
Jun 17 – Jun 19 all-day
The Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement calls for the U.S. and Canada to convene the Great Lakes Public Forum once every three years to discuss the state of the lakes, progress made under the Agreement and priorities to guide science and actions over the next three years, as well as provide an opportunity for public input. The 2019 Great Lakes Public Forum will be held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Building Sustainable Communities: One Mile Creek 7:00 pm
Building Sustainable Communities: One Mile Creek @ Niagara-on-the-Lake Community Centre - Mori Nursery Room
Jun 19 @ 7:00 pm
Residents of Old Town in Niagara-on-the-Lake and others interested in nature conservation are invited to attend the first Friends of One Mile Creek public meeting in several years. The purpose of this group is to collaborate with the community and relevant agencies to work efficiently toward restoring and revitalizing the water, wildlife and natural environment of the One Mile Creek watershed in NOTL. The Friends of One Mile Creek champion the role of private citizens to make a difference in protecting our natural environment. Special guest speaker Jocelyn Baker will talk about building sustainable communities, using the One Mile Creek watershed plan as an example. Networking begins at 6:30 p.m., and the meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. There is no admission cost, but participants are kindly asked to RSVP. This event is hosted by Friends of One Mile Creek.
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