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January 2014

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Feb 20: BCWEN Tour of Harvest Power Energy Garden

The Harvest Power Energy Garden produces biogas from municipal green yard waste and compost. The facility in Richmond uses anaerobic digestion technology to produce power from the region’s food scraps and yard debris. When:  February 20, 9:00 am Where:  7028 York Road, Richmond This project is the first commercial-scale high solids anaerobic digester (HSAD) facility […]

Jan 21: Biorenewables Cafe – Sustainable Agriculture Biorefineries

Biorenewables Café is inviting Chris Bush, the President of Catalyst Agri-Innovation Society, to lead a friendly, informal discussion on sustainable agriculture through biorefineries. When:  January 21, 6:30 pm Where: Railway Club, 579 Dunsmuir St, Vancouver A sustainability pioneer from Abbotsford, Chris took the first anaerobic digester for agriculture in British Columbia from concept, through construction […]

Mar 30: Deadline for Gender Summit 4 – Europe 2014 Abstract Submission

Mar 30: Deadline for Gender Summit 4 – Europe 2014 Abstract Submission

Gender Summit 4 – Europe 2014 invites the contributions of researchers, innovation leaders and other R&I stakeholders on strategies, methodologies and best practice on putting gender equality into action. The Call For Abstracts has now been launched. Please visit the ‘submit‘ page of the gender-summit.com website for instructions on applying. This year’s event will focus […]

Jan 14:  YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination Info Session

Jan 14: YWCA Women of Distinction Nomination Info Session

Celebrate 2014!  Kick off the year with a YWCA Women of Distinction Awards Nomination. You are invited to register for YWCA’s free Nomination Information Session, to recognize an inspiring woman or organization whose outstanding achievements contribute to the well-being and future of our communities. When:  Tuesday, January 14, 5:30 pm Where:  YWCA Metro Vancouver, 535 Hornby […]

Jan 16:  Understanding the Nuts and BONES of Osteoporosis

Jan 16: Understanding the Nuts and BONES of Osteoporosis

“Fractures from osteoporosis are more common than heart attack, stroke and breast cancer combined. At least 1 in 3 women and 1 in 5 men will suffer from osteoporotic fracture during their lifetime” – Osteoporosis Canada. When: January 16th, 6:00 – 8:00 pm Where: The Wicklow Pub, 610 Stamps Landing, Vancouver This free event (please register here) […]

Promotional Product Grants for Charitable Organisations

4imprint (a promotional products company) has the One by One® program as their way of giving back. Each business day 4imprint gives a worthy organization $500 in promotional products to spread the word, recruit volunteers, thank donors, offer comfort to someone in need, or in some other way turn one thing into something much more.  If […]

Jan 28: Learning to Ask: A Negotiating Training Workshop for Women

Lilith Professional (a professional development company) will be offering “Learning to Ask: A Negotiation Training Workshop for Women” in Vancouver on January 28, and in Calgary on January 29. From Lilith Professional: Sara Laschever, noted author, speaker, and international authority on women and negotiating, and practice negotiation strategies will be leading two, half day workshops […]

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