Events

Speed River Project’s Native Tree Identification Workshops & Tree Planting !

 Saturday May, 23 (9 am-noon) at Silvercreek Park (North Bank of Speed River, Edinburgh Road South) Guelph Come and be empowered with knowledge about the natural areas in your neighborhood! Ever wondered which trees are which, and why we continue to plant more native species into the River Corridor? Join us for a short workshop on how to identify trees and …

OPIRG-Guelph Social and Environmental Justice Research Symposium

Research – Educate – Agitate Join us on March 13th and 14th as we showcase research and knowledge with a community organizing focus! Details: Date- Friday March 13th (5pm-930pm), Saturday March 14th (830am-530pm) Location – McKinnon Building, University of Guelph (See Schedule Below) OPIRG-Guelph’s Social and Environmental Justice Symposium is a convergence of academic and …

OPIRG – Guelph AGM

OPIRG – Guelph AGM *March 3rd *6:30-930pm *10 Carden Celebrating an inspiring year of student & community activism, OPIRG-Guelph invites you to participate in our AGM! Join us as we reflect on our year, eat delicious food, listen to an amazing speaker, and build more meaningful connections to strengthen our organizing moving forward! Our Keynote …

Extracting The Future – Let’s talk about aggregate mining in Southern Ontario

Saturday February 28, 12:30-3:00pm Silence, 46 Essex St., downtown Guelph Throughout the course of 2015, the Government of Ontario will be conducting a 10-year review of the Provincial Greenbelt Plan. The Greenbelt Area covers 1.8 million acres and encompasses Protected Countryside agricultural land as well as environmental and ecologically sensitive areas such as the Niagara …

Canada: A Global Mining Haven

When: Thursday February 12 6-8PM Where: UC Room 103 From financing and trade pacts to lax rules and meddling in other countries’ laws, the Canadian state has made itself a haven for multinational mining companies that are causing social and environmental havoc at home and abroad. Join us for a discussion about the Canadian mining model …