Daytimers: McMichael Art Collection in Kleinberg

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12:00 pm

Daytimers: McMichael Art Collection in Kleinberg

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga Daytimers Adult Program

The Daytimers meeting on Wednesday, October 16th will be a visit to the McMichael Art Collection in Kleinberg at 12 noon. Lunch will be in the café if you wish. Admission is $15 for Seniors, car parking $7.00. The two exhibits are Maud Lewis, folk artist, famous for her brightly coloured and endearing paintings of Nova Scotia. The second is textile works of an Inuit artist and of course the Group of Seven works. Erika Lautenschlaeger is organizing this event. Getting there will be your responsibility, either by your car or pooling with others. Please let Erika know ASAP if you plan to attend lautenpohl1960@gmail.com. Noreen Brownridge

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7:00 pm

Mississauga Climate Action Workshop

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Mississauga Climate Action To prepare for the City of Mississauga Climate Action Plan consultations, register for a special deep dive workshop on the Climate Action Plan on Wednesday October 16th, 7:00 -9:00pm at the Unitarian Congregation in Mississauga. Check the website at www.mississaugaclimate.ca to register. There are a limited number of workshop spots so register early! Mississauga Climate Action is a community-based, solutions focused group of concerned citizens that meets on alternating Wednesdays in the Great Hall and engages in other community activities. The City of Mississauga Climate Action Plan consultations are officially underway.  Please plan on attending one of three Town Halls on Wednesday, October 2 , 7 to 9 p.m. at the Meadowvale Community Centre, Tuesday October 8, 3 to 7 p.m., University of Toronto Mississauga  or Thursday October 10.  7 to 9 p.m. at the  Mississauga Valley Community Centre. Getting Effective Climate Action from our Next Federal Government is Everybody’s Business On Wednesday September 18, 2019,  Mississauga Climate Action, a new community-based climate group, gathered to hear from two amazing women who are working to bring about climate action in their own organizations. Angela of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers gave a fascinating presentation about the potential for investment in social and climate action through the national postal service. Canada Post has more outlets than other business in Canada, including Tim Hortons (yes, this is shocking).  They have the largest fleet of any commercial operation.  The government has a fantastic opportunity to invest in electric vehicles and energy efficient building technology through the postal office.  Other countries have used their postal services to roll out green technology and social innovations including electric vehicles and solar panels, making money for the public purse and green tech more affordable for all.  Imagine if every post office also came with a charging station! ...

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