Citizens for a Livable Cranbrook Society provides grassroots leadership and an inclusive process, with a voice for all community members, to ensure that our community grows and develops in a way that incorporates an environmental ethic, offers a range of housing and transportation choices, encourages a vibrant and cultural life and supports sustainable, meaningful employment and business opportunities.

Monday, February 29, 2016

Reminders from Wildsight

This Changes Everything - Film and Climate Presentation
On March 1st and 2nd, we'll be showing This Changes Everything, the film inspired by Naomi Klein's international bestselling non-fiction book, in Kimberley and Cranbrook. Along with the film, Wildsight's Lars Sander-Green will give a short presentation demystifying our national and local carbon emissions - and exploring what we can do to reach carbon sustainability before it's too late. See the trailer.
Kimberley: Tuesday, Mar 1st, 7:30PM, Centre 64
Cranbrook: Wednesday, Mar 2nd, 7:30PM, College of the Rockies Lecture Theatre
Admission is by donation.

Net Zero Homes with Shafraaz Kaba
On March 4th, architect Shafraaz Kaba will present the fourth in our Net-Zero Homes speaker series. In his presentation, Chasing Net Zero: Lessons learned from designing and building a net zero-ready home in Edmonton using passive design principles, Shafraaz will share his experience creating a unique home that is low-tech but high-performance. Shafraaz will cover passive solar strategies, wall, roof, and foundation construction, low cost heating and ventilation systems, and more.
See details (and a short video on Shafraaz's home) at
Professionals: Friday, Mar 4th, 1PM - 5PM, College of the Rockies,
Lecture Theatre S114, Cranbrook, $25, Register online (all welcome).
Public: Friday, Mar 4th, 7:30PM,
Centennial Centre, Kimberley, Admission by donation.

Our Wild Purcells with Dave Quinn
The wild Purcell Mountains have long been filled with adventurers, photographers and rabble rousers. Join award-winning local author and photographer, Dave Quinn, to celebrate the grassroots efforts that created the Purcell Wilderness Conservancy 40 years ago, and get inspired to help protect these rugged mountains into the future. See vintage photos, hear personal stories and tour the stunning geography of the towering mountains in the Central Purcells, the ancient forests in the north and the Mallandaine Wilderness Area in the south. Details at
Kimberley: Wednesday, Mar 9th, 7PM, Centre 64
Cranbrook: Thursday, Mar 10th, 7PM, College of the Rockies Lecture Theatre
Admission is by donation.

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