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September 2018

eMERGE Efficient Home Tour

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Various Locations,
Guelph, Canada

eMERGE is touring some of the most efficient homes you can find in Guelph - and you're invited! See how small behaviour changes and effective renovation planning resulted in low utility bills and using as little as one-third the energy of a typical new home in Guelph. This year we've found three extraordinary examples:   The Braendli Home - 17 Aberdeen St., Guelph The Colvin Home - 49 Caledonia St., Guelph The Tedesco Home - 8151 Wellington Road 124, Guelph/Eramosa   Let us know you're…

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October 2018

eMERGE EV Show

October 26, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - October 27, 2018 @ 3:00 pm
Old Quebec Street Shoppes,
55 Wyndham St. N.
Guelph, Ontario N1H 7T8 Canada
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Back by popular demand, eMERGE will once again be hosting the EV Show. Join us October 26th & 27th at the Old Quebec Street Shoppes in downtown Guelph. Check out different electric car makes and models. Chat with EV owners and ask them about their own experiences buying, driving, and owning an electric car. On Saturday, October 27, come downtown and take a free test drive to see for yourself why an EV should be your next car. If cars…

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January 2019

Bass Guitarist 2019- Climate Change Hero

January 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Making Box,
43 Cork St E
Guelph, Ontario N1H 2W8 Canada
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eMERGE  Guelph and Royal City Hero present: Bass guitarist, Karen Farbridge, is the 2019 Royal City Hero - Climate Change Edition.   While Karen has played in several garage bands over the years, unfortunately none of them enabled her to make her real mark on climate change. Instead she's made a profound impact on people and communities around the country - without becoming a rock star. She went from grass roots organizing with her early work at OPIRG, to a PhD in…

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February 2019

Vision for Clair-Maltby… West 5?

February 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10C- Shared Space,
42 Carden Steet Guelph, ON
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3A2 Canada
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A development in London, Ontario, is exceeding Guelph's 2050 energy and sustainability goals today.  Could this be a vision for Clair Maltby and the Baker District? eMERGE wants to share this with you on February 19, 2019. West 5 is Ontario's first Net Zero energy community integrated development that uses multi-use principles to create a walkable community that significantly reduces the impact of our daily lives on the environment.  What's more, these buildings cost significantly less to operate than conventional construction. In…

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March 2019

eMERGE Guelph hosting the 12th EcoMarket event

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Old Quebec Street Shoppes,
55 Wyndham St. N.
Guelph, Ontario N1H 7T8 Canada
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 Saturday, March 23th - 10 am to 3 pm Old Quebec Street Shoppes, Guelph     Celebrating our 12th year, eMERGE EcoMarket once again showcases your green ideas, products and services. Over 2,000 people engage in the expo at Downtown Guelph's Old Quebec Street Shoppes (map), welcoming families and residents looking to discover their path to environmental living. From heating and insulation, low flush toilets to green living, Eco-friendly merchandise and electric cars, the EcoMarket brings together the options available for households to reduce environmental…

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April 2019

Doors Open Guelph

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Door’s open guelph,
17 Aberdeen st.
Guelph, ON Canada
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Doors Open Guelph 10:00 am - 4:00 pm Saturday April 27 17 Aberdeen Street  The Aberdeen location is one of 13 buildings that will be open to the public around the city. Yearly it is organized by the Guelph Arts Council ( https://guelpharts.ca/doors-open-guelph ).  We are highlighting this house because it is a "100 year old home of the future". It uses 63% less energy, produces 83% less green house gas emissions (CO2), and uses 52% less water than the average home in Guelph.…

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June 2019
FREE

eMERGE EV Show

June 2 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
St. George’s Square,
St. George's Square, Guelph, ON
Guelph, ON N1H 7T8 Canada
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Imagine cutting 4 tonnes of climate change pollution per year with one decision! That's up to 1/3 of your household emissions. This can be as simple as switching to an EV (Electric Vehicle) from a gas or diesel car. Making that decision can be easier than you think and you could save money along the way. eMERGE wants to help you get there with: eMERGE EV Show St. George Square, Guelph Noon to 4:00pm Sunday, June 2 We’ll have Over 40…

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August 2019

Energy: Invisible Waste In Your Home

August 10 @ 11:45 am - 12:30 pm
Victoria Road Rec Centre,
151 Victoria Rd N
Guelph, ON N1E 5H4 Canada
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  In Canada, we waste 2/3 of all energy we consume. To fight climate change, we must chip away at this number - ASAP. Rasha Abusitta Rasha gets to the bottom of energy -  the invisible waste in your home. Using efficiency and conservation techniques, she motivates people to cut their waste energy, save money, and reduce their impact on the environment. She has a rich experience in renewable energy and carbon abatement policies for government agencies. She is a certified Trainer…

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September 2019
$10

Talk as if Climate Change Matters

September 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10C- Shared Space,
42 Carden Steet Guelph, ON
Guelph, Ontario N1H 3A2 Canada
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Link to the slides- Dr. Louise Comeau Communicating climate change to motivate action has been a challenge. Recent research shows there is a better way. The scientific community has provided more and more evidence that action needs to happen now. But this approach has caused many in the broader society to feel paralyzed into inaction. Recent research and focus group testing has shown that there is a better way. Dr. Louise Comeau will join us in sharing what social science…

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October 2019

100 Debates on the Environment

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Centennial C.V.I.,
(289 College Ave W)
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1 of 100 debates on the environment across the country at the same time eMERGE is proud to be one of the 10 local environmental groups organizing 100 Debates on the Environment - Guelph Join us as we here local candidates vying for your vote as they debate the environment 100 Debates on the Environment - Guelph 7pm Thursday Oct 3rd Centennial CVI, 289 College Ave W. Join us and be part of the future! With hope, eMERGE with the…

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