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What's New at the Parkland
Next Up Calgary, a leadership program for young (18 - 32 years old) people committed to social and environmental justice. Parkland Institute is one of the local partners for this program which will run in Calgary from late January through the end of May. The application deadline is January 7. Follow the link for more information...
Posted December 10, 2010 by Ricardo | add a comment
As Parkland Institute's busy fall continues, here is a list of upcoming events that Parkland is either co-sponsoring or speaking at. Also just a reminder that full registrations and session tickets for the upcoming Parkland conference "Re-writing a Country: Towards a Just and Peaceful Canada" featuring Margaret Atwood are moving fast so get yours soon!!
Posted October 14, 2010 by Ricardo | add a comment
Parkland's research director Diana Gibson will be releasing a new report at a public event in Edmonton tomorrow evening (Tuesday, September 21). The report, "Access, Quality, Affordability: Real Health Care Change for Albertans," was co-authored by Colleen Fuller and Diana Gibson.
Posted September 20, 2010 by Ishani
Next Up, a leadership program for youth committed to social and environmental justice, is accepting applications for its 2010/2011 programs. The final application deadline for Alberta is Tuesday, September 14th. To find out more or to apply, click here.
Posted August 30, 2010 by Ishani | add a comment
Today we release the report No Free Lunch.
The alternative news and entertainment weekly Vue Weekly has also published archives for its writers. Here's the archive for our director Ricardo Acuña. Ricardo has written on numerous issues of interest to Parkland readers.
Posted June 15, 2010 by Rob B | add a comment
This is just a reminder about the Annual General Meeting, which will be happening this coming Sunday May 2 in Edmonton. We're also pleased to announce the upcoming Jim Laxer book tour events in Edmonton and Calgary with Jim Laxer. Finally, we just wanted to remind you about Parkland's current job posting and the deadline this coming Friday.
Posted April 26, 2010 by Rob B | add a comment
We've got a number of items for you today, including two new op-eds, and notice of our upcoming Annual General Meeting and a call for nominations. As you'll see, we continue to be very busy and hope you'll forgive the long post. Short summaries follow immediately below, with details further down.
Posted April 06, 2010 by Rob B | add a comment
Parkland Institute is a partner in this fabulous six week course being offered up by our friends at the Community Service Learning program. Please take a look at it and consider signing up or passing it along to anyone you know that might be interested. Deadline extended to March 31!
Posted March 24, 2010 by Ricardo | add a comment
Today, International Women's Day, the Parkland Institute released a new fact sheet showing the sorry state of women's equality in Alberta. Here is our media release of this morning, along with the fact sheet itself.
Posted March 08, 2010 by Rob B | add a comment