Community : Initiatives

Rescuing Food and Helping People

Many people think that volunteering for an organization means countless hours and tedious work. It’s a completely different experience with LeftOvers Calgary. Our goal is very simple. Rescue food and bring it to people in need. Leftovers Calgary is actively seeking volunteers to help with their exciting project reducing food waste round the city, and delivering it to centres that distribute the food to those who are in need.

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We Are All Victims of Our Own Limited Thinking

I read an article recently that discussed how the world was adversely affected by marketing and consumerism. One of the lines in it concluded that ‘we are all victims of our own limited thinking’. This line really struck me. It was one of those phrases that kept rolling around and around in my mind as I wasn’t sure that I was very comfortable with it. Are we all ‘victims’ of our own limited thinking? And if that’s true, does it mean

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Students capture the wind with TREC Education

Episode 119 - Original Story: http://www.greenenergyfutures.ca/episode/trec-education By David Dodge and Duncan Kinney Tomorrow’s renewable energy leaders don’t just spring from the sea fully formed like Aphrodite. They are developed through education, mentoring and their own drive and desire. And it’s groups like TREC Education that lay the groundwork so that the decision makers of tomorrow will be able to get us out of the mess

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