Nina Haggerty Centre for the Arts Celebrates 15 Years of Changing Lives

Nina-HaggertyFifteen years of changing lives and giving artists with developmental disabilities a voice are celebrated in a special evening highlighting the career of Ken Hayward. Thursday, february 8th from 5-7pm. Ken Hayward is currently in hospital and has been since early December 2017 but he is fighting to recover from illness and attend the biggest celebration of his life. Ken has been selected as the 4th annual Stantec Artist of the Year and the opening for his stunning exhibit is also the Nina Haggerty Centre’s 15th anniversary.

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Alberta Innovates to Host INVENTURE$, Alberta’s Largest Innovation Event to Showcase the Next Big Things in Technology

Alberta-InnovatesTechnology innovators, industry leaders and experts from around the world will come together to attend INVENTURE$ June 6 to 8, 2018 in Calgary. The inaugural innovation event takes place at the Calgary Telus Convention Centre and is an initiative of Alberta Innovates (AI) the province’s largest research and innovation agency. More than 150 speakers and industry leaders in big data, lean start-up and global research will contribute their expertise in research, innovation, commercialization, capital access, and entrepreneurship. INVENTURE$ will bring research, innovation, capital access, commercialization, experiential learning and entrepreneurial communities together.

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Alberta Council for Global Development Launches 7th Annual Top 30 Under 30 Magazine on February 2

ACGC-Top30The Alberta Council for Global Cooperation’s Top 30 Under 30 magazine highlights extraordinary young people who are working towards a just and sustainable future for everyone. For 7 years, ACGC has been honoured to publish the stories of amazing young people from Alberta, as well as those working with our member organizations abroad, who are making this world a better place for us all. Through them, we share in the great stories about what is being done to make a difference in Alberta and around the world.The 7th annual Top 30 Under 30  magazine will be launched on Friday, February 2, at 5 pm in the Telus Atrium, University of Alberta.

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Edmonton and Area Land Trust Secures Best Birding Quarter Within 100 kms of the City

Edmonton-Land-TrustThe Edmonton and Area Land Trust (EALT) is proud and excited to announce it has secured a quarter section of natural area thanks to the generosity of Lu Carbyn, an internationally renowned wildlife biologist, and Adjunct Professor at the University of Alberta. The Lu Carbyn Nature Sanctuary is a quarter section of boreal forest, west of Edmonton and near the town of Darwell, Alberta. This is the 10th conservation area secured under EALT’s stewardship in this, EALT’s 10th Anniversary Year.

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