Office space available / eco-friendly coworking

Looking for a business address or part-time office space for your non-profit or  sustainability enterprise? The Sustainable Capacity Centre may be the place for you.

A collaborative space located on the second floor of the West End Well, the Sustainable Capacity Centre offers use of office space and a boardroom for meetings, an Ottawa-based business address, wifi and kitchen facilities in a cooperative environment designed to foster growth and collaboration within the environmental non-profit sector. Reasonable rates start as low as $25/month, with options to access the services of Greenbooks Accounting and Sustainable Eastern Ontario’s capacity check-up and eco-incubator programs.

Location: Hintonburg / near Somerset & Wellington West (convenient O-train & Bus routes)

For more information about the space, to book a viewing appointment or to find out more about the services available at the Sustainable Capacity Centre, contact Sustainable Eastern Ontario at 1-888-385-1154 or e-mail:
programs.seo at gmail.com

IMPACT! Sustainability Champions Training, Feb 5 – 7, 2016

Young people care deeply about the fate of the planet, its people, and their future. Given the opportunity, youth have great power to influence positive change in their communities. The IMPACT! Sustainability Champions Training program is a call to passionate, motivated youth who are looking for an opportunity to make a difference. www.naturalstep.ca/impact/ottawa

Ottawa Environmental Events

Walk or Run for Biodiversity, May 23 & 24, 2015

Are you a runner or walker? We’re looking for dedicated supporters to walk or run for biodiversity in the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend marathon, half marathon, 10 km, 5 km or 2 km races. For the 7th year running, USC Canada’s Run for Biodiversity team will be going the distance as part of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, May 23-24.
http://usc-canada.org/what-we-do/beyond-the-farm/run-for-biodiversity/itemlist/category/42-run-for-biodiversity

GMO Free Conference 2014, Sat. Nov. 22, Ottawa

GMO Symposium Ottawa 2014

GMO Free Ottawa Conference
Saturday November 22, 2014
St. Paul’s University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

First Annual GMO Free Symposium and the campaign to have Ottawa/Eastern Ontario go GMO Free. GMO Free Ottawa plans to kickstart the local movement to have our region go organic, and therefore, GMO free through offering educational opportunities such as the 1st Annual GMO Free Symposium. Join Us!

https://gmofreesymposium.eventbrite.ca/
https://www.facebook.com/GMOfreeottawa

Greenpeace job posting: Arctic Campaigner

Greenpeace Canada is seeking an experienced campaigner to fill a new position with the organization. The person in this position will coordinate Greenpeace’s global work on Arctic oil regulation and work as part of a broader Arctic campaign team. You must have at least four years experience in campaigning, communication or other related areas, and a proven track record of developing and implementing successful campaign strategies, and an aptitude for political and regulatory work. Bilingualism (English/French) is a very strong asset.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario
Reports to: Arctic Campaign Coordinator
Closing date for applicants: November 21, 2014

For more information or to apply:  http://goodwork.ca/jobs/greenpeace-job-arctic-campaigner-ottawa-canada-27648

Environmental jobs: GoodWork.ca

Enviornmental Jobs: GoodWork.ca
 
Are you hiring environmental staff, managers, board members or volunteers?
Or are you seeking meaningful, environmentally friendly employment?

Either way, GoodWork can help. GoodWork helps environmental groups, projects and green businesses find the people they need. Now they’re launching a new, totally revamped site, GoodWork.ca.

GoodWork has been a hub for environmental and conservation jobs since 2001, with over 12,000 postings to date. Please help spread the word about this valuable resource for the environmental community!

The Fracking Revolution – Friday Nov 15 in Chelsea

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The Fracking Revolution: Shale Myths, Realities and Long Term Energy Sustainability for a Finite Planet — with David Hughes, Geoscientist
When: Friday, November 15, 2013, at 7:30 pm
Where: Chelsea United Church, 8 Mill Road, Chelsea QC (map/directions)

David Hughes is a geoscientist who has studied the energy resources of Canada for nearly four decades, including 32 years with the Geological Survey of Canada as a scientist and research manager.

The presentation will provide a big picture of the future of global and North American energy with a focus on the “Shale Revolution”. Hughes’ will also present findings from his recent landmark report, Drill, Baby, Drill. The report is a far-ranging and painstakingly researched look at the prospects for various unconventional fuels to provide energy abundance in the 21st century.

More info: http://acrechelsea.qc.ca/eng/aboutAcre.html