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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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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 19-October 26

FEATURED EVENT OF THE WEEK: Choosing the Better Path toward Sustainability Mike Nickerson on Life, Money and Illusion Launch Party and signing of the second edition published by New Society Publishers 7 p.m. Centre for Social Innovation 215 Spadina Ave. Suite 120. Free and Open to the public. Just north of Queen. Sponsored by the [...]

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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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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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Launch of Textbook for International Health

Yesterday I went to a Global Health Discussion Forum, a “monthly forum for members of the healthcare and educational communities to learn more about international projects around Toronto.” This particular one highlighted the brand new Textbook on International Health: Global Health in a Dynamic World, written by Anne-Emanuelle Birn (a former professor of mine), Timothy [...]

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Events This Week: Geeks and Singles for Charity

My top picks for Toronto’s charity events this week are targeting two specific demographics: geeks and singles. On Thursday, a world-wide Twestival for Charity: Water will take place at Toronto’s Circa nightclub. The party will be facilitated by Twitter, a micro-blogging site that allows you to post status updates like you would on Facebook. According [...]

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Toronto Events: Dealing with Dictators, Poverty Health & Human Rights, War Carpets

After a brief absence due to Unpacking Development getting hacked last week, we’re back up and ready to go again. This week in Toronto there are a bunch of conferences and speakers around international development, health and politics:

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