Tantramar Climate Change Week 2015


Semaine de changement climatique de Tantramar Climate Change Week 2015 is February 1-7th! Check out the full schedule of events below.  / C’est le 1 au 7 février. Voir l’horaire ici.

For more information / Pour plus d’information :  eos@nb.aibn.com or 506-536-4487


**Last updated Thursday, January 19th, 2015 / le 19 janvier 2015.**

Happening All Week / Toute la semaine

C3 – Campus Climate Challenge

Mount Allison University

MTA residences compete to use the least energy this week! They are challenging Tantramar residents to do the same! Find out more at www.mta.ca/c3.


Climate Change Week Specials, Promotions and Displays / Promotions et affichages

At participating businesses across the region! / Au entreprises participantes dans la région!


Climate Change Action – Tell us Your Story / Racontez-nous votre histoire

Take action all week to reduce your energy use and fight climate change! Fill out a Climate Action Pledge Sheet and email it to eos@nb.aibn.com to win a 72 Hour Emergency Kit or great energy efficiency prizes. / Passez à l’action toute la semaine pour réduire votre consommation d’énergie et lutter contre le changement climatique.


Sunday, February 1st / dimanche 1 février

Climate Change Week Kick Off

2-4pm, Tantramar Veteran Memorial Civic Centre, 182 Main St., Sackville

Visit the Climate Change Week booth during Sackville’s Winterfest activities at the Civic Centre to grab a schedule of events for the week, a climate action pledge sheet, a free cookbook, and more! Enjoy some fun hands-on activities for kids of all ages. Learn more about climate change and what we can do about it. Find out more about Winterfest at : www.sackville.com


Monday, February 2nd / lundi 2 février

Meatless Monday

Celebrate the power to reduce your environmental impact by going meatless today and every Monday! Find recipes and information at www.meatlessmonday.ca and join the local “Meatless Monday – Tantramar” community on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MeatlessMondayTantramar.


National Wetlands Day at Salem School

Salem students will be celebrating National Wetlands Day in their new wetland and outdoor classroom! For more information contact the school at 364-4072.


 **Please note that the Monday evening session about Lorne St. in Sackville has been cancelled. 

Tuesday, February 3rd / mardi 3 février

EOS Renewable Energy Experience

Port Elgin Regional School

Students will learn about climate change and renewable energy with fun, hands on activities! Students will also have a chance to contribute their ideas to Port Elgin’s community plan to save energy!  **This event has been postponed to February 10th due to the snow day.**


Preparing for Flooding at Home


5-6 :30 pm, Sackville Council Chambers, 31 Main St.

Join Sackville EMO for an informative evening on how to prepare and protect your home from flood events. Learn more about how our local EMO is preparing for climate change.


Wednesday, February 4th / mercredi 4 février

“Do the Math” and Green Investing

7-8 :30pm, Mount Allison University Library Theatre, 49 York St., Sackville

Join Divest MTA to watch the documentary “Do the Math” and learn more about divesting from oil and re-investing in green funds. For more information contact: enjackson@mta.ca


Thursday, February 5th / jeudi 5 février

EOS Renewable Energy Experience

Dorchester Consolidated School

Students will learn about climate change and renewable energy with fun, hands on activities! Students will also have a chance to contribute their ideas to Dorchester’s action plan to save energy! **This event has been postpone due to the snow day.**


Eco-Friendly Crafts with the Tantramar Family Resource Centre

2;30pm-4:30pm, Sackville Public Library, 66 Main St.

Join the TFRC after school to create beautiful and useful things out juice jugs, milk cartons, egg cartons and toilet paper rolls! Great for kids of all ages! For more info contact: 939-tfrc.  **This event has been cancelled due to the weather.**


Climate Change Kids Corner

3-4pm, Dorchester Library

EOS Eco-Energy will be visiting the library to read stories and do climate change activities. Great for all ages. For more info: 536-4487 or eos@nb.aibn.com


Friday, February 6th / vendredi 6 février

Expérience énergie renouvelable avec EOS

École Abbey Landry

Les étudiants apprendront au sujet de changement climatique et au sujet des énergies renouvelables en jouant avec les jouets démonstratifs.


Environmental Story Time with the Tantramar Family Resource Centre

10:30-11:30am, Sackville Public Library, 66 Main St.

Preschoolers and their parents are invited to join the TFRC to learn all about climate change and simple actions they can take to help.


An Evening with David Coon

6:30-8 :30pm, St. Paul’s Anglican Church, 125 Main St., Sackville

Hosted by the Tantramar Alliance Against Hydro Fracking, learn about renewable energy and David’s vision for the future of New Brunswick. For more information contact : d.mclellan@hotmail.ca.


Saturday, February 7th / samedi 7 février

Living off the Grid

1-4pm, Dorchester Veterans Community Centre (St. Ed’s Hall), 4955 Main St., Dorchester

Learn about solar energy and the experiences of those living off the grid in SE NB!



EOS is proud to partner with the following organizations and individuals this year / Nos partenaires cette année :

  • Mount Allison University
  • Divest MTA
  • Local businesses
  • Town of Sackville
  • Port Elgin Regional School
  • Dorchester Consolidated School
  • École Abbey Landry
  • Sackville Emergency Measures Organization
  • Tantramar Family Resource Centre
  • Tantramar Alliance Against Hydro-Fracking
  • Wendy Keats and Jim Brown
  • Jim Scott
  • Mike Johnson, Cumberland EMO

EOS would also like to thank the many volunteers who are helping to organize the week’s events!  / Merci à nos bénévoles!