Oct. 28 – Transit, Community and the Power of a Strike w. Kristin Pulles and Eric Solland

The next Starting a Conversation Friday, Oct. 28 11:00 am to 12:00 noon Arts 368 (ICER) Zoom What can we achieve when unions and communities align to fight for climate justice? Join Eric Solland (ATU Local 1722) and Kirstin Pulles (MA Student, Community Engagement, Social Change, and Equity) to learn more about the recent transit […]

Sept.7, Across the Pond: UBCO – Exeter Symposium on Co-producing Regional Food System Networks

Join us on Wednesday, Sept.7 from 8:30 am – 11:00 am (PDT) | 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm (BST) Please register this event via this Qualtrics form. This event will take place via Zoom, and with a limited number of in-person seats available. What does it mean to re-imagine the food system? The UBCO-Exeter symposium […]

March 29, Starting a Conversation with Liz Blakeway (Land to Table) – Fostering Lumby Community Food Connections In a time of COVID and Climate Disruption

Please join Liz Blakeway, Network Director for Land to Table, as she reflects on the challenges and opportunities of network and system building during both the pandemic and climate disruption. Liz will talk about lessons learned from the past year’s work to create a food system network for the Village of Lumby and better understand […]

March 10, Starting a Conversation with Bryony Onciul – An Introduction to Renewing Relations: Indigenous Heritage Rights and (Re)conciliation in Northwest Coast Canada

Join us for the next Starting a Conversation with Professor Bryony Onciul from 12:00 to 1:00 pm, Thursday, March 10, 2022. This will be a hybrid event. Join us in person in Arts 368, or email: for the Zoom link. Abstract: Dr Bryony Onciul will present an overview of her new AHRC Fellowship project […]

March 24, Starting a Conversation with Madelaine Lekei – Digitally Bound: Following the Threads of Digital Communities

March 24, Noon to 1 pm WATCH LIVE Abstract How do we bring community engaged methods to digital spaces? How can we approach community when participants are digitally and geographically dispersed? What does it look and feel like to work with vulnerability in a pandemic? In this conversation, I take these questions as starting points […]