(416) Students On Ice

Sarah Matsushita
Sarah Matsushita

The show starts with Sarah Matsushita, the Communications & Network Engagement Manager for the Ontario Nonprofit Network. Sarah joins us to talk about a massive upcoming event that promotes cross-pollination of ideas and capacity between thousands of member organizations and the public.

To learn more and register for this event please visit: http://theonn.ca/onn-conference-2014/

Mike Ge
Mike Ge

Mike Ge is a high school student who participated in last years Students on Ice program, a trip to the arctic for students to learn along side with scientists, researchers and First Nations communities about the great expanse north of what is often thought of as the end of civilization. Mike talks to us about his trip, what he learned and what got him interested in the program in the first place.

To learn more about Student On Ice visit here: http://studentsonice.com/

We have two BIG announcements this week!

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1. Green Majority will be joining hundreds of passionate Torontonians on a trip to New York City for the Peoples Climate March. We just filled the THIRD FULL BUS and have opened up a fourth! Join us to make history (and a documentary about the entire experience).

Get in on this trip here: https://www.picatic.com/to350pcm

If you want to join the media team, email Daryn directly at “daryn [at] greenmajority [dot] ca”

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2. Green Majority will be hosting a town-hall style event on what happens when we scale up the sharing economy here in Toronto on Thursday September 25th @ 6pm – 11pm @ the Centre for Social Innovation. It features an amazing panel of speakers, but more importantly the speakers will only be presenting for a few min each before opening the floor to a full hour of Q&A followed by drinks + food + networking.

Our panelists include:

Camille Labchuk – Green Party Candidate for Trinity-Spadina in Toronto (more here…)

Tim Nash – The Sustainable Economist (more here…)

Lucy Gao – Toronto Curator for Collaborative Consumption (more here…)

Lawrence Alvarez – Co-Founder of Toronto Tool Library and President @ Institute for a Resource Based Economy (more here…)

Tickets are FREE but please register to make sure you get a seat.

Sign up here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/opting-out-sharing-as-a-political-act-tickets-12924574751

By the time this post was made, less than 6 hours after the announcement, we already have 20% of the capacity filled so don’t delay!

As you might have heard, we are now producing high-quality interviews in full HD video as well as memberships that get you exclusive members content each week!

Click here for our NationBuilder page featuring our new video project!

Listen with the player above, or right-click (save link as) to download: Student On Ice

This weeks Music: 

Coral Egan Satiated & My Favorite Distraction

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