[Sust-mar] 11 UPCOMING EVENTS IN HALIFAX and CHESTER
tlorincz at dal.ca
Tue Mar 6 00:06:38 EST 2007
11 UPCOMING EVENTS IN HALIFAX and CHESTER
Kyoto Now! Canadians For Kyoto National Day of Action - Sunday, March 11
Spring Garden Library rally and march bring noisemakers
2:00 PM Screening of first Atlantic Canadian carbon neutral film, speakers
and draw prizes
Weldon Law School, Dalhousie University, 6061 University Ave.
Organized by the Ecology Action Centre, Sierra Club of Canada and the Nova
Scotia Environmental Network www.nsen.ca
Film Screening "What I've Learned About US Foreign Policy: The War Against
the Third World"
Wednesday, March 7 at 7:30-9:30 PM
Dalhousie Law School, 6061 Univesity Ave. ,Halifax
Free. Donations appreciated. All Welcome!
About the film - A shocking expose on U.S. CIA covert operations and
American interventions since World War II. What you didn't learn in school
and what don't hear in the mainstream media. This video compilation reveals
the true nature of U.S. foreign policy. Every Canadian must watch this film!
Copies of the film will be available for sale.
Organized by the Society for Corporate Environmental and Social
Responsibility and the Halifax Peace Coalition. For more information, please
email CESR at cesr at dal.ca or call (902) 441-6756
International Women's Day - March 8th
PUTTING EQUALITY BACK ON TRACK!
When: 8 March, 2007
Where: Olympic Centre, at the corner of Cunard and Windsor
6:30pm -- Mock Trial for Stephen Harper
7:00pm -- March of protest to the (soon to be eliminated by Harper's cuts)
Status of Women office
8:00pm -- Celebration of local women's talent and powerful feminist
resistance at the Olympic Centre - E V E R Y O N E W E L C O M E !
FILM SCREENING: FIDEL: THE UNTOLD STORY at 7pm, Thursday, March 8
Room 302, Dalhousie Student Union Building
This documentary by internationally acclaimed director Estella Bravo about
Fidel Castro, covers more than 40 years of the Cuban Revolution. Fidel
Castro is one of the most influential and controversial figures of our time.
"Fidel" offers a unique opportunity to view the man through exclusive
interviews with Castro himself, historians, public figures and close
friends, with footage from the Cuban State archives.
DALHOUSIE UNIVERSITY Department of Economics presents our John F. Graham
"Globalization and the Income Distribution"
By Paul Beaudry, University of British Columbia
Friday, March 9, 2007 from 3:30-5:00 p.m., Great Hall, University Club
with reception following downstairs in the Main Dining Room.
Dr. Beaudry will also be presenting a Student Seminar, "PCs, Education and
Witnessing a Technological Revolution in Action," McCain Building, Room
2017, 12 noon to 1 p.m. Please note that both the John F. Graham Memorial
Lecture and the Student Seminar are non-technical lectures.
"If Women Counted" Film Screening and Discussion
Saturday, March 10 2:00-5:00 PM Keshen Goodman Library, 330 Lacewood Drive,
Halifax NS Free public event. Women don't miss this!
A special event in celebration of International Women's Day. Come to watch
the powerful documentary "Who's Counting: Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and
Global Economics". About this film, David Suzuki said, "I give the film and
Ms. Waring every superlative - riveting, revealing, inspiring, etc.It
penetrates to the heart of the global, ecological, and social crisis that
afflicts the world. required viewing for all who know we are on a
destructive path and want to get off." After the film, engage in a
discussion about women's role, especially mothers' role, in society and the
importance of women in government. If women counted, how would our world be
different and better? Organized by the Nova Scotia Voice of Women for Peace
and the Atlantic Advisory Committee on Maternity and Parental Benefits-Nova
Scotia. For more information, please email Tamara Lorincz at
tlorincz at ns.sympatico.ca or call 902-443-2423.
Grandmothers: The Unsung Heroes of Africa
A Film Screening and Discussion
Tuesday, March 13
Room 104 Weldon Law, Dalhousie University, 6061 University Ave.
The film will examine the role of grandmothers in the lives of their
grandchildren who have been orphaned by HIV/AIDS. It will be followed by a
presentation by Violet Rosengarten, a speaker from the local Grandmothers to
Grandmothers group. Entry will be by donation with all proceeds going to The
Stephen Lewis Foundations' Grandmothers to Grandmothers Campaign. A
reception with food and refreshments will be held at the Dalhousie Women's
Centre at 6286 South St. following the event.
Premier film showing of "Rudy Haase"
Sunday, March 18th, at 7:30 p.m. The Chester Playhouse in Chester, NS
This one hour documentary about Rudy Haase, Canada's great unknown
environmentalist is directed by well known Nova Scotian documentary
filmmaker Neal Livingston. Rudy Haase is a life long activist. His life's
work has involved wilderness and forest preservation in Canada, the USA,
Costa Rica and New Zealand, and he has been active on many environmental
issues in Nova Scotia spanning more than 4 decades.. Special Guest for the
evening, Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party. Pay as you can event.
Reservations are not required. For more information about the Chester
Playhouse or our events, please visit our website www.chesterplayhouse.ns.ca
or call the Box Office at (902) 275-3933, or 1-800-363-7529.
Out of Iraq International Day of Action - Canada Out of Afghanistan National
Day of Action - Saturday, March 17
12:00 PM (NOON) Farmers' Brewery Market, Lower Water St.
Bring your friends and family and noisemakers
Organized by the Halifax Peace Coalition, Student Coalition Against War and
More information, please contact
TV: THE FIFTH ESTATE: "THE LIES THAT LED TO WAR"
(Wednesday March 7 at 9pm on CBC-TV *Check local listings for time)
Since the US-led invasion four years ago, the fifth estate has covered Iraq
and the war on terror from virtually every angle--the military, media,
intellligence, politics--revealing aspects of the story that you didn't find
anywhere else. Now, as the White House warns about the latest threat in the
region, this time from Iran, we go back to examine the deception, suspect
intelligence, even lies that convinced the world of the rightness of
targeting Saddam Hussein. More info about this TV documentary:
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