Tag: "Vancouver"

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PICS Climate News Scan for 27 March 2012

PICS Climate News Scan for 27 March 2012

Download the PICS Climate News Scan for 27 March 2012 produced by ISIS, Sauder School of Business, University of British Columbia in partnership with the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions (PICS). ??The PICS Climate News Scan is a weekly summary of the major climate-change related science, technology, and policy advances of direct relevance to the BC provincial […]

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World Water Day discussion on Granville Island in Vancouver

World Water Day discussion on Granville Island in Vancouver

“International World Water Day is held annually on March 22 as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources” (www.unwater.org)  PDF Flyer The Canadian Water Resources Association and Engineers without Borders are partnering to organize a day of discussion to celebrate World Water Day […]

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Focusing on Public Responses: What We Heard in Vancouver

Focusing on Public Responses: What We Heard in Vancouver

In this post we focus on the reactions from the crowd who attended the National Discussion Series: Securing Our Water Future tour stop in Vancouver, hosted by ACT at Simon Fraser University’s Segal Room. Attendance was impressively diverse; participants ranged from young students to seniors, from academic and industry experts to community members with a […]

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Water Governance and Leadership Both Needed For Water Policy Reform: An update from Vancouver

Water Governance and Leadership Both Needed For Water Policy Reform: An update from Vancouver

“The trouble with water – and there is trouble with water – is that they aren’t making any more of it” ~ Marq de Villiers We present the Vancouver water tour experience in two parts: The first, today’s blog, covers a summary of the presentations; the second (tomorrow) will discuss what the public concerns and […]

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Bob Sandford talks water policy with British Columbians on CBC Radio

Bob Sandford talks water policy with British Columbians on CBC Radio

ACT Water report author, Bob Sandford talked water policy with British Columbians on CBC Radio British Columbia’s BC Almanac Tuesday October 18. Listen to the podcast, which can be downloaded here, or from our News Clippings page. Catch Bob live this month: Toronto, Ontario – Monday, October 24 Waterloo, Ontario – Tuesday, October 25 Montreal, […]

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National Discussion Series: SECURING OUR WATER FUTURE in Vancouver

National Discussion Series: SECURING OUR WATER FUTURE in Vancouver

Tuesday, November 8, 2011 2 – 5 pm Segal Centre (Room 1400), SFU Vancouver, 515 West Hastings Street, Vancouver BC Entrance is free of charge; please register online Coffee will be served Join us for a thought provoking discussion on water management lessons drawn from leading Canadian and international examples Water is integral to our […]

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ACT’s Deborah Harford to speak at Projecting Change Film Festival

ACT’s Deborah Harford to speak at Projecting Change Film Festival

ACT’s Executive Director Deborah Harford will be speaking at the Projecting Change Film Festival. “The Great Squeeze: Surviving the Human Project” directed by Christophe Fauchere, will be playing at the Fifth Avenue Cinemas Saturday, April 24 at 2:30pm. For tickets and more information, visit the Projecting Change Film Festival Website here. Saturday, April 24, 2:30pm […]

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World’s best town named, and it’s right here in beautiful British Columbia!

Beautiful Gibson’s, BC, has been named ‘the best place in the world to live,’ (for communities with fewer than 20,000 residents) by the International Awards for Liveable Communities. The award program is endorsed by the United Nations. Gibsons’ commitment to healthy living and environmental sustainability were some of the qualities recognized when the award was […]

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