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Building Capacity for Rural Climate Adaptation Webinar

This webinar includes two presentations exploring climate change and rural communities: Indicators of Community Climate Adaptation: Results and Lessons from the Columbia Basin, presented by Lauren Rethoret, and Lessons from a Decade of Adaptation,presented by Ingrid Liepa. Throughout this webinar, the presenters will share reflections on supporting adaptation work in rural communities, including lessons for policy-makers and practitioners.

The Implications of Neglecting Transportation Policy in Remote Areas Webinar

This webinar includes three presentations exploring the neglect of transportation policy in remote areas of Canada. You will hear how regulation changes from Transport Canada will have significant ripple effects on rural and remote communities that reply on air transportation for everything from produce to medevacs. The second presentation explores the need for an airport/airstrip in Wasagamack First Nations in Northern Manitoba, which includes recommendations as to increase the level of this issue and how to get the government to fund it, and how to fund the project themselves.

LA Guest Lecture: Chris Reed

University of Guelph - Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series presents:

BLA Student Film Premiere - Looking at "A Sense of Place" for Downtown Guelph

Join us for LARC*3050 Landscape Architecture I - 2nd year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture short student films looking at "A Sense of Place" for Downtown Guelph. Free Popcorn - all welcome to attend. For further details contact course Instructor's Larry Harder and Martin Holland.  

Landscape Architecture Alumni Gathering 2018

The newly formed Landscape Architecture Alumni Association invites alumni and conference delegates to catch up on the latest news from the landscape architecture program at the University of Guelph. This event is being held in conjunction with the 2018 CSLA and OALA Conference. View the conference program.   

Hidden Participants and Unheard Voices: Gender, Age, and Other Influences on Traditional Ecological Knowledge Research in the North Webinar

Traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) is widely discussed in academic research as having value for under- standing how ecosystems are changing because of climate change. Some scholars have noted that TEK, especially when brought into discussions of environmental planning and management, takes on a distinctly political character, one that can be either disruptive to or coopted by existing systems of colonial power and exploitation of indigenous peoples.

PhD Qualifying Exam - Danielle Robinson

Ph.D. in Rural Studies - QUALIFYING EXAM SEMINAR by Danielle Robinson "Rural Tourism and Cultural Sustainability" Examination Committee: Wayne Caldwell, SEDRD, Advisor Al Lauzon, SEDRD, Advisory Committee Member Statia Elliot, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, Graduate Faculty Martin Holland, SEDRD, Graduate Faculty John Devlin, SEDRD, Exam Chair All welcome to attend.

First Nations-Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative Webinar

The First Nations-Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI), funded by Crown- Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada, is a joint initiative between Cando (Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers) and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) that is designed to improve the relationships and enhance the capacity of participating First Nations and municipalities to engage in joint community economic development planning and initiatives. This webinar will pro- vide an overview of the CEDI program and the Stronger Together Toolkit.

Social Enterprise: Building Opportunities Webinar

In this webinar, you will hear about how three social enterprise organizations are empowering and creating opportunities for adults across Canada, through a rural, regional, and urban approach. The Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) is a national member-led organization committed to strengthening Canadian communities by creating economic opportunities that enhance social and environmental conditions. The Learning Exchange is a community resource for adult support, individualized learning, skill development, and access to employment in Saint John, New Brunswick.

LA Guest Lecture: Gina Ford

School of Environmental Design and Rural Development - Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture Series presents: Lecture by Gina Ford, FASLA Principal of Sasaki Associates, Inc. "Designing for Resilience, Equity and Democracy" BYO Lunch.  Light refreshments will be served at noon.

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