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Toronto Events: January 18-24

Tuesday January 19 FILM: Earth 2100 Film screening and discussion on climate change, peak oil and population growth. 6:30 pm. Free. Annette LIbrary, 145 Annette. green13toronto.blogspot.com. Wednesday, January 20 LECTURE: Build Social Capital with Robert Campbell. 6:00pm-9:00pm. Centre for Social Innovation, Suite 120. LECTURE: Allies In Protecting The Environment: First Nations And The Land Lecture [...]

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World Aids Day Events 2009

WORLD AIDS DAY 2009 EVENTS: BENEFIT: Voices Of Hope (Casey House) World AIDS Day concert with Dr Draw, Julie Michaels and others. 7 pm. Free (donations appreciated). Metropolitan United Church, Queen and Church. caseyhouse.com. LECTURE: Climate Change And Food Security Panel discussion on how climate change will undermine global food production. 7 pm. Free. OISE, [...]

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Toronto Events November 23-29

FEATURED EVENT OF THE WEEK: EVENT: Empower: Youth, Arts And Activism World AIDS Day launch of an HIV/AIDS activism manual for youth with drag shows, visual art and more. Thursday, November 26. 6:00-9:00 pm. Free. William Doo Auditorium, 5 Willcocks. [email protected] CONFERENCE: Ivey Global Health Innovation Conference Tuesday, November 24, 2009. 7:30 am -5:00 pm. [...]

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Toronto Events November 16-22

THIS JUST IN: LIVE CHAT: On-line Volunteering. Wed, November 18, 9:30am – 10:30am @ http://www.tigweb.org/connections/chat/ LECTURE: YOUTH FOR YOUTH INITIATIVES. Wed. November 18, 12:00pm – 1:30pm. OISE, room 12-199 (map). For more information see the Unpacking Development Events Calendar FUNDRAISER: Bar Philanthropy. Thu, November 19, 6:30pm – 11:30pm. Czehoski (678 Queen Street West, Toronto) (map) [...]

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Toronto Events: November 9-15

LECTURE: The Global Economy Discussion A post-Keynesian analysis of current events. Tuesday, November 10. 7:30 pm. Free. OISE, 252 Bloor W. 416-340-1865. BOOK LAUNCH: Harvest Pilgrims Mexican And Caribbean Migrant Farm Workers In Canada Launch of a book of photographs by Vincenzo Pietropaolo. Tuesday, November 10. 7-9 pm. Free. Stephen Bulger Gallery, 1026 Queen W. [...]

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Toronto Events: November 2-8

LECTURE:  From Margin to Mainstream: Refashioning women’s ‘informal’ sector work in the Philippines November 4, 2009. 5:30PM – 6:30PM. Ontario College of Art and Design Auditorium. 100 McCaul St. http://apache.ocad.ca/events_calendar/eventdetail.php?id=1782 LECTURE: Citizenship and Immigration: Toward a Liberal Model Thursday November 05. 4-6 pm. Combination Room, Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Avenue. http://webapp.mcis.utoronto.ca/EventDetails.aspx?eventId=7935 LECTURE: Securing The Future [...]

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Toronto Events October 5- October 11

FILM SCREENING: Haiti: We Must Kill The Bandits Rebel Films screening and discussion. Friday October 9, 7 pm. $4. OISE, rm 2-212, 252 Bloor W. 416-535-8779. BENEFIT: Performers for Life at Buddies in Bad Times Theatre presents Neon Nightz. Opportunity to fundraise for Fife House  October 7-10, 2009, www.fifehouse.org CONFERENCE: Redefining Central Asia: Cooperation, Stabilization [...]

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Toronto Events: September 14 to September 20

BENEFIT: Dakota Nights for War Child An Evening with Ron Sexsmith Monday September 14, 2009. The Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Avenue (at Dundas). Doors open: 7:00 pm. Show Starts: 8:00 pm. Tickets $35 at www.maplemusic.com. All proceeds to benefit War Child Canada for more information www.dakotatavern.ca. BENEFIT: Hope For Healing (Stephen Lewis Foundation) Performances by [...]

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Events in Toronto: August 31-September 6

FILM: The Antartica Challenge: A Global Warning Tues. Sept. 1st at the Centre for Social Innovation? at 215 Spadina Ave. Suite 12 6:30pm-9:30pm ?tickets at the door?, $4 members, $5 non-members SYMPOSIUM: African Travel Expo: Travel, tourism and real estate exhibits, seminars, fashion shows, drumming classes and more. Tues. Sept 1 To Sept 3, 10 am-6 [...]

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European Drug Pirates: Seizure of Generic Drugs a Growing Trend

Last week I heard a very interesting presentation about a pattern that is emerging in Europe around the seizure of generic medicines. According to Percy Makombe from the Economic Justice Network presenting a paper at the Symposium on Health For All in an Interconnected World at York University, its possible to draw parallels between recent [...]

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