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RHoKing out in Toronto. Hackers come together for a common goal!

It’s midafternoon in Toronto and the energy in the room is buzzing. Toronto is working on 7 projects.?? Highlights so far? Open Data Hack Day Teams have members of the City working with community and open data folks and are trying to solve problem definitions in Toronto for the people of Toronto. We have a [...]

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Toronto Events: February 22-28

FEATURED EVENT: FILM FESTIVAL: The 7th annual Toronto Human Rights Watch Film Festival takes place February 24 to March 6, 2010 in Toronto, Canada. All films, excluding the Opening Night Gala screen at Jackman Hall, Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto. http://humanrightsfilmfestival.ca/schedule/ Monday, February 22 LECTURE: Financial Crisis And Opportunity Forum on [...]

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Toronto Events: International Development Week

February 7-13, 2010. It’s International Development this week in Canada. Join in Toronto, for lots of Interesting and Challenging discussions, films and of course plenty of benefits for you to go and donate your money to a worthy cause while having a fun time! FEATURED EVENT: TED 2010 live at CSI Join us at CSI [...]

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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 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 20-27

FEATURED EVENT OF THE WEEK: ONE WEB DAY SEPTEMBER 22,2009. www.onewebday.org “OneWebDay is an Earth Day for the internet. The idea behind OneWebDay is to focus attention on a key internet value (this year, online participation in democracy), focus attention on local internet concerns (connectivity, censorship, individual skills), and create a global constituency that cares [...]

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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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Hot Docs: On “Enjoy Poverty”

Before Hot Docs came to an end last week, I was able to squeeze in one final film about global issues.  This one featured a Dutch artist travelling to the Democratic Republic of Congo and trying to convince impoverished people that they should, as the name of the film suggests, Enjoy Poverty.  Martens’ main point [...]

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