June 24th, 2009
The 2009 RCEN Annual General Assembly was a resounding success! Thank you to all the participants, speakers, volunteers and sponsors for your support, hard work, energy and enthusiasm before, during and after the event.
View photos from the AGA >>>
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This 32nd edition of the AGA gathered over 100 of the country’s top environmentalists at Edmonton's Grant MacEwan College for 5 days of important meetings, strategic planning sessions, speeches, presentations, workshops, awards, dancing and more!
View slides from some of the presentations and workshops >>>
At the July 13th Annual General Meeting, Olivier Kolmel was elected Chair of the National Council and the Board of Directors. He was elected to replace Steve Rison, who is stepping down after steering the RCEN as Chair for over 6 years. Thank you for everything Steve and congratulations to Olivier! More details about the elections will be posted on our website shortly.
Again, thank you to all the 2009 sponsors: Alberta Environmental Network, Alberta Recycling Management Authority, Beverage Container Management Board, Clean Air Strategic Alliance, Cocoa Camino, EcoNeutral (ERA), Environment Canada, Événement ÉcoResponsable, FibrEthik, General Assembly Production Centre, Grant MacEwan College, LeKAC Sourcing Ltd., Les Éditions Écosociété, Mountain Equipment Co-op, Réseau québécois des femmes en environnement, the City of Edmonton.
This Week's Headlines:
Call for Nominations:
Council of Canadian Academies’ Expert Panel on the State and Trends of Biodiversity Science
The New Ecology – the latest issue from Alternatives Journal
Call for Comments: Canada’s Offset System for GHGs and Program Rules for Verification and Guidance for Verification Bodies
Ontario Clean Air Alliance – Say No to Taxpayer Subsidized Nuclear Reactors for ON
National Farmers Union – Sign-on to Keep Canada’s Prison Farms Open
Sierra Club BC - Save Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park
TD Friends of the Environment Foundation is Seeking New Applications
Book: Slow Death by Rubber Duck
Water Matters - Water Policy and Program Coordinator
The Pembina Institute - Communications Lead
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