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Upcoming FREE webinar: Protecting the Human Right to Water

Protecting the Human Right to Water

Emma Lui – Council of Canadians
March 11, 2014, 2pm EST

Canadian and indigenous communities are facing increasing threats to their water sources including the threat of fracking, water privatization, oil shipments on the Great Lakes and the lack of clean drinking water in First Nation communities. Learn what communities are doing to protect the human right to water and how they’re turning their municipalities into Blue Communities. A Blue Community is a municipality that recognizes …

Invitation: Ready, Set, Go! Using Gamification to Advance Community Resilience



Ready, Set, Go! Using Gamification to Advance Community Resilience

Monday February 24th, 2014

10:30am – 12:45pm


Objective: Citizen engagement in and behavior change for sustainability can be difficult. This workshop will explore the use of games to improve stakeholder engagement and motivate action on building climate change resilience. Participants will engage in two distinct games and learn how they can be applied in other settings. The workshop agenda is attached.


Registration: There is no cost to attend but seats are limited. Register today at 

Art Sale and Auction, with Proceeds to Wellington Water Watchers

Original Art auction & Sale !

Works by former “Funky Mama “  Alicia Miecznikowski

Date: Sunday Dec. 15th 2013

Time: noon- 4

Location: 49 Glasgow St. N ,Guelph

A portion of the proceeds will  be donated to Wellington Water Watchers to help educate children regarding local and global water issues

Contact: alicia miecznikowski

(519) 822-2945




Paved with Good Intentions – book launch and discussion with Nikolas Barry-Shaw and Dru Oja Jay

Paved with Good Intentions

Please join OPIRG Guelph at their book launch and discussion with Nikolas Barry-Shaw and Dru Oja Jay, authors of Paved with Good Intentions: Canada’s development NGOs from idealism to imperialism

 7pm, Wednesday, September 25

University Centre (UC) Room 103, University of Guelph

 Free Admission / Copies of the book will be available for $20 (Retail price: $25)

 ”NGOs are as Canadian as hockey,” declared a 1988 Parliamentary report. Few institutions epitomize the foundational Canadian myth of international benevolence like the non-governmental …

Fresh Water Festival – Saturday, September 14th

Saturday, September 14th – come out and enjoy Guelph’s