Archive for 2009 October

2009 Nov 9: Elizabeth May talks to Post Carbon Toronto

Elizabeth May on Canada’s energy future,
the climate crisis and Copenhagen
Monday, 2009 November 9, 7 pm
Toronto City Hall, West Council Chambers

Peak oil and global warming are two sides of the same coin — burning hydrocarbons is the cause of both crises.     Read more »

2009 Nov 18: Davenport Green Party AGM

This is not our riding, but the speaker looks interesting.  Our own GPC AGM should be coming up in a couple of months.

Davenport Riding Combined GPC/GPO AGM
Wednesday, 2009 November 18, 7 pm – 8 pm
Bloor/Gladstone Library community room
1101 Bloor St West
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Toronto candidates engage in pre-election mudslinging

Toronto candidates engage in pre-election mudslinging

The Fusion Pottery & Glass Show invited politicians to come do some mudslinging.  I went with Toronto-Centre candidate Ellen Michelson, who took this picture.

Apart from the very specific support for arts and culture activities which the Green Party promotes, arts are integral to a green lifestyle which values local production by low-impact methods.     Read more »

2009 Oct 17: Poverty and climate change

Stephen Scharper is a powerful speaker who helped send us off on the Sunshine Walk for Climate Justice last year.  I’m looking forward to this talk in our neighbourhood.

A Time to Speak of Poverty and Climate Change:
A Conversation with Professor Stephen Bede Scharper
Saturday, 2009 October 17, 9 am – noon
Danforth Baptist Church, 60 Bowden St

(corner of Danforth and Bowden, west of Chester station)

Presented by Toronto East KAIROS Committee.
Free admission, info 416-466-0566.

2009 Oct 27: Green pub night

Green beer for pub nightDanforth Greens Pub Night
Tue, 2009 Oct 27, 7–10pm
“Library Room”
729 Danforth, east of Pape

Danforth Greens pub night is the last Tuesday of each month.  We welcome newcomers.