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September 2017

Climacon 2017

September 27
Climacon, 315 Chapel St.
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8A3 Canada
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ClimaCon 2017  This annual gathering of Canada's superstars of climate action takes place in Ottawa Hosted by Climate Action Network - Réseau action climate, ClimaCon brings together dozens of speakers from CAN-Rac member groups and beyond to speak on issues affecting local communities and the planet, looking at everything from building a stronger climate movement to developing laws and policies for climate action. Fee - your choice

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October 2017

No one ever dies of overpopulation

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Army Officer’s Mess, 149 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

About the presentation: “Humanity faces a myriad of ecological, economic, and social problems, many of which have no easy or obvious solution. Every event has many antecedents, and we usually attribute our problems or the occurrence of catastrophic events to the most immediate and obvious antecedents, while overlooking the role of population growth as a major driving factor in creating the conditions for the antecedent events to occur.” View YouTube Video... About the speaker: Madeline Weld is the president of…

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Global Warming Impacts – Present and Future Scenarios

October 24 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

TITLE:  Global Warming Impacts - Present and Future Scenarios ABSTRACT:  While Arctic regions have been warming faster than anywhere else on Earth, the impacts of global warming have been most severe over the sub-tropics where about half the human race lives. Most disturbing of all is the desertification of the sub-tropics caused by the expansion of Earth's great deserts, leading to severe prolonged droughts and famines rivalling any in recorded history. Conditions in those regions most seriously affected by global…

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November 2017

Sea Sick

November 4 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Grand Theatre, 218 Princess St
Kingston, Ontario Canada
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$36.37

CACOR Saturday Out of Town Theatre Event The programme committee is proposing something out of the ordinary for Saturday,  November 4th. It is inviting members to join several other members for a matinee performance of a play in Kingston.  ‘Sea Sick’ is written and performed by Alana Mitchell. We will not be buying group tickets but instead propose that each member call: 613.530.2050  or email https://www.kingstongrand.ca/performances  the box office at the Grand Theatre for their own tickets. The cost of…

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CMOS – The Changing Arctic

November 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Rideau Canal Junior Ranks Mess, 4 Queen Elizabeth Drive
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

Upcoming Luncheon Meeting - Thursday 16 November 2017 SPEAKER :  Alana Faber, VP Operations & HR, Adventure Canada TITLE :  The Changing Arctic: Challenges and thrills of expedition planning in a rapidly changing physical and political environment. ABSTRACT :  Over the past 30 years, Adventure Canada has run expeditions to the Canadian Arctic and Greenland, using small expedition ships.  As an operator it has faced many challenges and thrills while planning and executing northern tours.  The complexities of navigation and of organizing itineraries in the…

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December 2017

Can the Club of Rome make a difference? Observations from the Vienna meetings

December 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Army Officer’s Mess, 149 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, On Canada
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$20

Can the Club of Rome make a difference? Observations from the Vienna meetings Date: 6 December 2017 Speakers: Sheila Murray, Robert Hoffman, and Ted Manning Time: 12-2pm Place: Summerset Officers Mess About the presentation: Every year the International Club of Rome holds an Annual General Assembly to which several CACOR members attend. The importance of participating in this event lies in the information, sharing and networking that results. This year the conference theme of the meeting is,  A Full World -…

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