NOW’s queen of green, Adria Vasil, talks eco-strategy November 8.
Two major North American elections later and exactly where are we in the struggle to rescue the planet from ourselves? Get the green lowdown at a panel featuring NOW's Ecoholic, Adria Vasil, J.B. MacKinnon and Alisa Smith of the The 100-Mile Diet fame, The Geography Of Hope author Chris Turner, and Thomas Homer-Dixon, author of The Upside Of Down, Saturday (November 8), 1 to 6 pm. Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, U of T. $30. 416-640-5836.
MAHER STANDS UP
The timing is terrific for the appearance of Politically Incorrect guy and Religulous main man Bill Maher at Massey Hall on Sunday (November 9), 8 pm. You just know the snarky comedian will be outrageous on the topic of the American election. 178 Victoria. $39.50-$68.50. 416-870-8000.
Should we be opening the doors of our classrooms to the Tory government's military recruitment? That's the question in the midst of Canada's Afghan war as the board of ed continues its military co-op program giving students bucks to join the Canadian Forces Reserve. Hear a panel hosted by Educators for Peace and Justice featuring anti-war military mom Andria Hill-Lehr, Canadian Arab Federation VP Ali Mallah and others. Friday (November 7), 7 pm. Free. Ryerson U, 55 Gould. operationobjection.org.