Events List

A listing of Peace and Social Justice events in Kitchener-Waterloo and Waterloo Region.

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Mar
24
Sat
2018
Photo contest
Mar 24 @ 8:00 am – Apr 22 @ 11:59 pm

Take part in our Earth Month Photo Contest and share your sustainable photos with us! Go on a fun eco-adventure, make a trip to the market, or share a photo of yourself enjoying the outdoors. We’re looking for any photos related to sustainability! Post your photo using #sustainableuwaterloo and follow us on that social media account to be entered in a draw to win some great prizes!

Prizes:

1st prize: $100 gift card to MEC
2nd prize: $50 Earth Month prize pack
3rd prize: $20 WatCard top-up

The deadline for submission is April 22nd at 11:59pm.

For more info on events happening throughout the month, visit Earth Month 2018.

Contest details

How to enter

Submit a photo to either Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook. Themes can include, but are not limited to, the following: 
Transportation – Bike racks, taking the bus, or walking to class
Academics – Working on a sustainability project or assignment, field work
Engagement – Attending a sustainability related event on campus
Grounds – Gardens/natural spaces
Food – Fair trade/eco labels and local food
Waste – Proper waste management, composting etc.
Energy – Energy conservation

There are four options for submission:
Post your photo on Instagram using #sustainableuwaterloo and follow the account
Tweet your photo using #sustainableuwaterloo and follow the account
Upload your photo to Facebook using #sustainableuwaterloo and follow the account
Email your photo to sustainability.coop@uwaterloo.ca

Submit or post your photo between Saturday, March 24th, 2018 at 8:00 AM and Sunday, April 22nd, 2018 at 11:59 PM by email, Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.

Who is eligible

All students, staff, and faculty at the University of Waterloo are eligible for this contest.
By submitting a photo to the Office of Sustainability you confirm the following:
You agree to the rules and conditions of this contest.
You grant the University of Waterloo a royalty-free, non-exclusive right in perpetuity to distribute, display and reproduce your photograph without attribution in any form of media. This includes allowing third-parties to share the photograph on their social media networks.
You are the owner of the photograph.

Winner selection

The odds of winning are unknown and are based on the number of entries.
Winners will be selected by random draw. The prizes include: 
1st prize: $100 gift card to MEC
2nd prize: $50 Earth Month prize pack
3rd prize: $20 WatCard top-up

The winner will be selected by Wednesday, April 25th, 2018.
Winners agree to sign the Prize/Gift Reporting Form from the University of Waterloo and answer a skill-testing question.

Earth Month 2018
Mar 24 @ 8:30 pm – Apr 22 @ 11:59 pm

Join the Sustainability Office from March 24 to April 22 for Earth Month 2018. All month our office will be hosting challenges, contests and public events! Come celebrate Earth Month with us and join the discussion on how to lead a more sustainable lifestyle.

EVENTS 

Earth Hour: Join the Earth Hour Festival 2018 to take part in activities, challenges, trivia and more.
Photo contest: Post a photo to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram using the hashtag #sustainableuwaterloo to be entered in a draw for a chance to win:
$100 gift card to Mountain Equipment Co-op
$50 Earth Month prize pack 
$20 WatCard top-up

Green Office Challenge: From April 9 to April 13, we are encouraging our Green Office departments to take part in daily challenges related to sustainable transportation, energy use and waste reduction. 
Sustainability tips: From March 26 to April 20 we will be sharing a daily sustainability tip on one of our social media accounts. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter to make sure you don’t miss any! 

*Please note that registration is required for the 20 Minute Makeover. 

EARTH HOUR (Facebook event)

PHOTO CONTEST

Apr
21
Sat
2018
KW Climate Save at the Eco Market @ Waterloo Region Museum
Apr 21 all-day

Kitchener-Waterloo Climate Save will be at the Eco Market on April 21st

An Annual Summit
The Eco Market is a celebration of sustainable businesses and ideas born right here in Ontario! Bringing you eco-friendly vendors, expert speakers from the region, and delicious local food & drinks! We’re firm believers in supporting local for a cleaner environment and more enriched community. That’s why this event is 100% free to attend, and carefully curated to bring you some of the best sustainable businesses right here in our region. Our goal is to help uplift local green innovators and ideas and to have a more meaningful conversation with our community about how we can work together for a greener future! The Eco Market will be held on April 21, 2018 at the Waterloo Region Museum.

The Eco Market

Cambridge Community Clean-Up
Apr 21 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cambridge City Green MeetUp
Saturday, April 21 at 9:00 AM

• What we’ll doCAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY CLEAN-UPSaturday, April 21st Cambridge City Green booths open 9am – 12 noon (to pick up your supplies…you can do yo…

Cambridge Community Clean-Up

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018, 9:00 AM

No location yet.

1 be-the-change volunteers Attending

• What we’ll do CAMBRIDGE COMMUNITY CLEAN-UP Saturday, April 21st Cambridge City Green booths open 9am – 12 noon (to pick up your supplies…you can do your clean up when it’s convenient for you). Cambridge City Green booth locations on April 21st: 1. Tim Horton’s parking lot, Holiday Inn Drive 2. Galt Arena Gardens 3. St. Benedicts School/Clemens Mi…

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Greenway Chaplin Community Spring Clean-Up
Apr 21 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Cambridge City Green MeetUp
Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 AM

There will also be a BBQ to follow for those participating! There is street parking available at Greenway and there is visitor parking at 930 Elgin ri…

Greenway Chaplin Community Spring Clean-Up

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018, 11:00 AM

No location yet.

1 be-the-change volunteers Attending

There will also be a BBQ to follow for those participating! There is street parking available at Greenway and there is visitor parking at 930 Elgin right at the front of the complex

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Food Not Bombs! Servings
Apr 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Share a meal. Start a conversation. All welcome at Food Not Bombs Kitchener’s Saturday servings!

Where does this happen?

The serving happens at 1:30 every Saturday in front of Kitchener City Hall (200 King St W.). Before that, we cook our soup at the Working Centre, which is located at 58 Queen St S. (just a few blocks away). Our leftover produce and soup is then driven to the House of Friendship in downtown Kitchener.

How can I help?

We are always in need of volunteers to help us cook, people with access to cars who can drive produce and soup to and fro, friendly folks who want to dish out soup and, last but not least, people to help with the clean-up.

You can read a complete description of the different jobs available here: http://wpirg.org/action-groups/food-not-bombs/how-to-help/. If any of them sound good to you, sign up for our mailing list here: http://lists.wpirg.org/mailman/listinfo/fnb_lists.wpirg.org. We’re a friendly bunch- send out an e-mail introducing yourself and we’ll be happy to help you get started.

Who donates food?

We get the majority of our produce from Central Fresh Market- they give us the vegetables that aren’t pretty enough to sell or that they’ve overstocked. We also get donations of produce from Full Circle Foods and donations of loaves and buns from Grainharvest Breadhouse.

Why does Food Not Bombs do what it does?

Because food is a right, not a privilege. Because when we are hungry, we have the right to get what we need. Because poverty is a form of violence neither necessary nor natural. Because capitalism makes food a source of profit, not a source of nutrition. Because food does grow on trees. Because we need community, not control. Because we need homes, not jails. Because we need FOOD NOT BOMBS!

Apr
22
Sun
2018
Earth Day Neighbourhood Clean-Up
Apr 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Cambridge City Green MeetUp
Sunday, April 22 at 9:00 AM

Volunteers needed! Hosted by neighbourhood resident Christine Burns.

Earth Day Neighbourhood Clean-Up

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018, 9:00 AM

No location yet.

1 be-the-change volunteers Attending

Volunteers needed! Hosted by neighbourhood resident Christine Burns.

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Earth Day Extravaganza
Apr 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Cambridge City Green MeetUp
Sunday, April 22 at 2:00 PM

Seed Swap with Bob Wildfong from Seeds of Diversity (seeds.ca). Neighbourhood Clean-up with members of Cambridge City Green. Earth Day Fun with local …

Earth Day Extravaganza

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018, 2:00 PM

Idea Exchange Preston
435 King St E cambridge, ON

1 be-the-change volunteers Attending

Seed Swap with Bob Wildfong from Seeds of Diversity (seeds.ca). Neighbourhood Clean-up with members of Cambridge City Green. Earth Day Fun with local earth-minded organizations for seed planting, crafts, and activities. All ages, and drop-in.

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Rescheduled Convocation Celebration @ CGR
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Conrad Grebel University College honours graduates who have lived and studied at Grebel while completing their University of Waterloo degree programs. This special Convocation takes place several weeks prior to the University of Waterloo Convocations where the official degrees are conferred. Faculty, staff, students, and families celebrate this significant accomplishment together.

This rescheduled celebration takes place on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.  It will be a downsized event with limited space in the Great Hall, with overflow rooms available.  A reception will follow in the Atrium.

Convocation Speaker: Kenneth Hull

Apr
24
Tue
2018
Philosophication: The Simulation Theory
Apr 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

KW Hungry Minds
Tuesday, April 24 at 5:30 PM

The art of questioning and attemptive understanding. What? Philosophy in general. Casual discussion, mostly focused on the topic (differs monthly) lis…

Philosophication

Tuesday, Apr 24, 2018, 5:30 PM

Queen Street Commons Café
43 Queen Street South Kitchener, ON

6 Hungry Minds Attending

The art of questioning and attemptive understanding. What? Philosophy in general. Casual discussion, mostly focused on the topic (differs monthly) listed below, with room for conversation flow. Topic: TBD (up for suggestion) -Some potential topics are on the “Message Board” under the “More” tab, here: https://www.meetup.com/KW-Hungry-Minds/messages…

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Regular Meeting for @WRNonviolence @ Queen Street Commons Cafe
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Our Weekly Meeting

WRN | Waterloo Region NonviolenceJoin us at the Queen St. Commons Cafe (43 Queen St. S., Kitchener, ON Map) on Tuesdays at 7:00pm. We discuss themes and organize activities for Nonviolence.

Let’s build a better world together!

Want additional info? Contact us at contact@wrnonviolence.org.

The Fate of Humans in a New Geological Age: Beginning to Think About the Anthropocene
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Registration Required
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Earth System scientists have concluded that as a result of human activities the Earth has recently entered a new geological epoch, the Anthropocene. When we begin to reflect on this fact, it is astonishing. Humans have become so powerful that we can shift the geological evolution of the planet itself. At the same time, environmental destruction and the destabilisation of Earth System processes like the carbon cycle mean that the Earth is more unstable and dangerous for humans than it has been for many thousands of years. Beyond the implications for humans, with the arrival of the Anthropocene epoch the Earth itself also seems to have entered a new phase in its 4.5 billion-year history because for the first time a conscious, willing being can change how it functions. In this lecture Clive Hamilton explores some of the profound implications of these events.
About the speaker
Clive Hamilton is Professor of Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University in Canberra and the author of Defiant Earth: The Fate of Humans in the Anthropocene. His books on climate change and geoengineering have changed the global debate. He has held visiting positions at the University of Cambridge, Yale University, Sciences Po and the University of Oxford. His articles have been published in the Guardian, the New York Times, Nature and Scientific American.
This talk is presented by the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the Centre for International Governance Innovation.

WGSI: Ingrid Waldron – Environmental Racism and the Politics of Waste @ Mike Lazaridis Theatre of Ideas
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

This lecture is being presented as part of Waterloo Global Science Initiative’s Generation SDG Summit.

It is not lost on many Canadians that Nova Scotia has had a long and rather unique history with racism and has been perceived as being rather slow to address the structural and institutional implications of that history in Indigenous and African Nova Scotian communities. The province’s failure to acknowledge the complex and specific ways in which race is implicated in environmental policy making is, perhaps, not surprising to many.

In this presentation, Dr. Ingrid Waldron will lay out the limits of the current environmental justice narrative in Nova Scotia – one that has largely failed to acknowledge how racism and other structural factors are implicated in the disproportionate location of polluting industries and other environmental hazards in Indigenous and African Nova Scotian communities.

Using her Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (ENRICH Project) as the basis to her discussion, Dr. Waldron will discuss how she has been using a collaborative multi-pronged, interdisciplinary, and intersectional approach to address environmental racism in Indigenous and African Nova Scotian communities.

Dr. Ingrid Waldron is a sociologist, an Associate Professor in the School of Nursing at Dalhousie University and the Director of the Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (The ENRICH Project). Her research focuses on the impacts of racism and other forms of discrimination on health and mental health in Black, Indigenous, and immigrant communities in Nova Scotia and Canada; Black women’s health and mental health; the racialization of psychiatric diagnoses; the impacts of gentrification and other structural determinants of health in the Black community in the North End of Halifax; intimate partner violence experienced by racially and culturally diverse women in mid-life; and protective factors for children’s welfare in African Nova Scotian, Indigenous, and immigrant communities. Dr. Waldron’s Environmental Noxiousness, Racial Inequities & Community Health Project (The ENRICH Project). is investigating the social, economic, political and health effects of environmental racism in African Nova Scotian and Mi’kmaw communities.

Dr. Waldron’s first book There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities will be released by Fernwood Publishing at the public lecture.

BOOKS & SIGNING

Wordsworth Books will be onsite with copies of Dr. Waldron’s book, There’s Something in the Water: Environmental Racism in Indigenous and Black Communities, for sale. Dr. Waldron will be available following the lecture to sign copies.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Attendance to the lecture is free, but advance tickets are required. Due to the overwhelming response to past lectures, tickets will be honoured until 6:45 pm only. If you have not arrived by 6:45 pm your reservation may be filled by guests in our waiting line, and you may be asked to join the end of the waiting line.

WAITING LINE EXPERIENCE

There will be a waiting line for last minute cancelled (or ‘no show’) seats on the night of the lecture. Doors open at 6:00 pm. Come to Perimeter and pick-up a waiting line chit at the Waiting Line sign and then participate in pre-lecture activities – no need to wait in line. An announcement will be made near the Bistro at 6:45pm if theatre seats are available. Note: you must arrive in person to be part of the waiting line and be in the Bistro when the waiting line announcement is made.

NO DISAPPOINTMENTS

Everyone who comes to Perimeter will be able to participate in the lecture. The public lecture will be shown simultaneously on closed circuit television in the quiet of the Time Room for any members of the waiting line who are not able to get a theatre seat.

LIVE WEBCAST

Enjoy the live webcast of this lecture from the comfort of your own home. Join us at 7pm ET night of the lecture and be part of the online audience.

For most lectures, the on-demand playback will be online within 24 hours of the live event. Check WGSI’s YouTube channel for the on-demand videos.

NOTE

This lecture is being presented as part of Waterloo Global Science Initiative‘s Generation SDG Summit – an event focused on Canadian implementation of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

WGSI is an independent non-profit whose mission is to catalyze collection action on sustainability issues. WGSI was founded through a partnership between Perimeter Institute and the University of Waterloo, and while WGSI operates independently, the founding partners remain key collaborators in WGSI’s mission.

Environmental Racism & the Politics of Waste – Ingrid Waldron Public Lecture | WGSI.org

The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Presents: An Evening with Jane Goodall @ Centre In The Square
Apr 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Jane Goodall with chimpanzee

Dr. Goodall first set foot in the forests of Tanzania in 1960, armed with little more than a notepad, a pair of binoculars and a dream of living in Africa and observing wildlife. From the moment she witnessed a chimpanzee make a tool to the moment she decided to leave the park in order to save the chimpanzees she cared for, Dr. Goodall will describe her extraordinary scientific breakthroughs in animal behaviour and her journeyto becoming one of the world’s most prominent and active conservationists. Dr. Goodall’s talks never fail to inspire people of all ages, from all walks of life, as she recounts her unique experiences as a young woman working alone in the rainforest and her hope for the future through her dedication to youth-led action for sustainable change.

All proceeds raised through Dr. Goodall’s lectures directly support the JaneGoodall Institute of Canada in achieving its mandate to protect wildlife, empower communities and support future conservation leaders in Canada.

About JGI:
The Jane Goodall Institute is a global community conservation organization that advances the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall. By protecting chimpanzees and inspiring people to conservethe natural world we all share, we improve the lives of people, animalsand the environment.

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Ticket prices from $40 to $170.

The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Presents: | Centre In The Square

Apr
25
Wed
2018
Refugee Vision Care
Apr 25 all-day
43rd Annual Interfaith Community Breakfast @ Bingemans
Apr 25 @ 7:00 am – 9:00 am


Now in its 43rd year, the annual Interfaith Community Breakfast in Waterloo Region is a celebration and expression of hope.

Joining us as keynote speaker this year is Professor Hind A. Al-Abadleh of Wilfrid Laurier University and founder of the Al-Abadleh Research Group for Multiphase Environmental Physical Chemistry.

Consider how spirituality and caring for the environment connect as we break bread with friends of many faiths and spiritual traditions from throughout the Waterloo Region.

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Individual tickets are $25. Quantities of 8 tickets may be purchased for $175.

A limited number of tickets are available online at 23352 – 2018 Interfaith Community Breakfast – Eventastic. Service charges will apply.

For direct ticket purchases, email ICBreakfasttickets@gmail.com, or contact Erb & Good Family Funeral Home.

43rd Annual Interfaith Community Breakfast | Facebook

Transformative Mediation Training April 25-28, 2018
Apr 25 @ 8:30 am – Apr 28 @ 4:30 pm
Will the Anthropocene End the Social Sciences? A Roundtable Discussion with Professor Clive Hamilton
Apr 25 @ 10:15 am – 12:00 pm

Professor Clive Hamilton argues in his recent book Defiant Earth (2017) that our Anthropocene epoch is a new human-induced rupture in the Earth system. Humanity has now altered the workings of the planet in such profound and negative ways, that our current social structures and political institutions must soon change to keep pace with the Anthropocene’s inevitable transformations, or face collapse. As we now enter this Anthropocene epoch of unprecedented uncertainty, this roundtable asks: how do we as scholars respond to this human-made epoch? What research questions should we be asking in a new Earth System? What should scholars do, specifically, in response to these new circumstances? What comprises philosophy, critique, science, and ethics, in the new ‘age of humanity?’ Does the Anthropocene spell the end of the social sciences, or can it ignite their reinvention?
Join us at the BSIA for this rare discussion with Prof. Clive Hamilton and other leading scholars in the environmental and social sciences. It will be an opportunity to share your opinions and engage in dialogue and discussion about the fate of academia and humanity in our new Anthropocene epoch.
Roundtable Participants include:
– Clive Hamilton (University of Canberra, Australia)
– Timiebi Aganaba-Jeanty (CIGI)
– Simon Dalby (BSIA)
– Scott Hamilton (BSIA)
– Audra Mitchell (BSIA)
– Bryon Williston (Laurier)
– Anne Wilson (Laurier)
** It is also recommended that participants in this event attend Prof. Hamilton’s 24 April lecture at the BSIA, which will serve as a catalyst for this discussion.
Coffee and pastries will be provided upon registration.

Fourth BSIA Global Political Economy Dissertation Workshop
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – Apr 27 @ 6:00 pm

By Invitation Only
The Balsillie School hosts this Global Political Economy dissertation workshop.
Students at the second year level and above who work on issues related to Global Political Economy are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is November 13 2017.
Please see the Call for Proposals (attached below) for details.
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Stride Night Training
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
@FairvoteWRC Discussion Night @ Community Meeting Room, Bread & Roses Co-op
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

On the last Wednesday of every month we meet in the Community Room
in the Bread and Roses Cooperative Housing to discuss the latest news
and politics of electoral reform. Sometimes we have presentations on
different aspects of voting systems, sometimes we just have an
informal discussion.

Everyone is welcome! You don’t have to be a Fair Vote member to come
to Discussion Nights.

If you drive, please park in the north parking lot Map [1] and place
a note on the dashboard of your vehicle: Meeting in Community Room re
Apt 107 from 7-9pm

Links:
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[1] https://osm.org/go/ZXnwTL0rw–?m=

Intellectual Property Rights, Money, and Infrastructural Power in the Modern American Empire
Apr 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

What is the relationship among intellectual property rights, dollar centrality in the international monetary system, and the operation of infrastructural power in the US global empire? This paper characterizes the international system as an empire centered on the United States. It shows how structure – the international monetary system – and agency – the creation of disruptive technologies and the export of US intellectual property rights law – combine to produce routinized cooperation with the US empire. Most generally, routinized cooperation is the essence of what Michael Mann calls infrastructural power. Most specifically the symbiosis between dollar centrality and the expansion of intellectual property rights sustains US differential growth versus most potential peer rivals.
About the speaker
Herman Mark Schwartz is the Fulbright Research Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Dr. Schwartz is interested in the how the structure of property rights, especially intellectual property rights, affects economic growth and the distribution of income nationally and globally.

THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE OF CANADA PRESENTS: An Evening with Jane Goodall @ Centre In The Square
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Jane Goodall and chimp
Dr. Goodall first set foot in the forests of Tanzania in 1960, armed with little more than a notepad, a pair of binoculars and a dream of living in Africa and observing wildlife. From the moment she witnessed a chimpanzee make a tool to the moment she decided to leave the park in order to save the chimpanzees she cared for, Dr. Goodall will describe her extraordinary scientific breakthroughs in animal behaviour and her journey to becoming one of the world’s most prominent and active conservationists. Dr. Goodall’s talks never fail to inspire people of all ages, from all walks of life, as she recounts her unique experiences as a young woman working alone in the rainforest and her hope for the future through her dedication to youth-led action for sustainable change.

All proceeds raised through Dr. Goodall’s lectures directly support the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada in achieving its mandate to protect wildlife, empower communities and support future conservation leaders in Canada.

About JGI:
The Jane Goodall Institute is a global community conservation organization that advances the vision and work of Dr. Jane Goodall. By protecting chimpanzees and inspiring people to conserve the natural world we all share, we improve the lives of people, animals and the environment.

The Jane Goodall Institute of Canada Presents: | Centre In The Square

Apr
26
Thu
2018
Courthouse Vigil for 1500 Pigs: Sentencing @ Court House
Apr 26 @ 8:00 am – 11:00 am

Join KW Animal Save and London Pig Save at the courthouse in Simcoe for a vigil for over 1500 pigs who died in one of the biggest cases of animal cruelty in Canadian history.

Help the public understand what happens when animals are considered property.

On February 17th, 2017, the OSPCA went to a farm in Langton owned by Benjamin Stein. Over 1500 pigs were found in a flooded barn, buried in manure, and with no access to food. Nearly 1300 pigs were already dead and 250 more were euthanized at the farm.

Benjamin Stein’s sentencing hearing will be at 9am. We will hold a vigil from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., then we will attend the sentencing and continue our vigil afterwards.

Courthouse Vigil for 1500 Pigs: Sentencing

2018 BSIA Graduate Fellowship Symposium
Apr 26 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

BY INVITATION ONLY
At this annual event, BSIA students present their policy briefs to faculty for feedback in preparation for briefings to Global Affairs Canada (GAC) in June. These policy briefs will contribute to the foresight and research activities of GAC in the areas of artificial intelligence, human rights, development, migration, trade, global finance, and the environment.
The BSIA is pleased to welcome Paul Meyer, former Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the Office of the UN and the Conference on Disarmament, as the keynote speaker.
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