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For the week of November 2

November 05, 2015
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Happenings

Join us for an stirring evening featuring extraodinary Indigenous leaders, artists and community members exploring the theme of city building. From storytelling to live painting, traditional foods and memorable performances, the first Indigenous City Gathering will spark conversation and connection. 

Hosted by Renae Morrisseau, the evening will includes:

  • A FREE Community Market. Come see what Vancouver's Indigenous makers have to offer!
  • Presentation and performances by Gabriel George, Cecilia Point, Ginger Gosnell-Myers, Karen Joseph, Senaqwila Wyss and more.
  • Film screenings from Amanda Strong and Bracken Hanuse Corlett.
  • Live painting by AKOS (Corey Bulpitt).
  • Musical performance by SEE Monster, DJ and visual artist duo.

A limited amount of tickets for community members and students are available on Eventbrite.

All are welcome!

In the news

Professor Tim Flannery, recipient of SFU’s 2015/16 Jack P. Blaney Award for Dialogue is making headlines:

Maclean's: Tim Flannery on climate change and what Canada can do

 

ACT Executive Director Deborah Harford was on CBC’s Early Edition on October 26th to discuss the coming warm winter for BC.

Deb was interviewed by Rick Cluff, and spoke about how this winter’s warm weather represents climate change predictions for our province. By 2050, we can expect similarly warm winters. What does this mean for water supplies, agriculture, and our growing population?

Public Square's Tesicca Truong, special to the Vancouver Sun: Opinion: Generation U — Young Urban Thinkers What role do youth play in city building?