Cinema Politica Ridge Meadows in partnership with the Salvation Army Caring Place Ministries is hosting a screening of “Here At Home” on October 11 as part of Homelessness Action Week observances in Maple Ridge.It costs Canadians close to $1.5 billion every year on homelessness! These are costs associated with providing health care services; policing, incarceration and the court system; and shelters. Is it possible that we can lessen these costs and improve lives at the same time? This National…See More
October 12, 2018 at 6pm to October 13, 2018 at 8pm
This year, the Maple Ridge Agricultural Advisory Committee, Haney Farmers Market Society and Maple Ridge / Pitt Meadows Agricultural Association are proudly presenting the tenth season of “Golden Harvest – A Taste of Maple Ridge and Beyond”. Over the past decade, Golden Harvest has become a popular event for local food enthusiasts to connect with local farmers and food producers as well as with some of the fantastic culinary talents in our community. One of our favourite parts of Golden Harvest…See More
We're back from our summer break and fresh from GETI Fest!GETI and the organizations we support are making real change in our community. Join us at the round table and add your voice to the solutions.See More
In recognition of National Aboriginal Day, this event features the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding achievements of our First Nations, Inuit and Metis people. Traditional dance, music and ceremonial blessings, a Bannock cook-off, a Farmers Market, community displays, indigenous games, crafts and interactive activities bring people of all ages together for an exciting community gathering.See More
https://www.facebook.com/events/442470069524880/"20 fish farm leases expire on June 20th, and we need them to stay expired! Fish farms are spreading parasites and diseases to our wild salmon, and their time is up.But Premier Horgan has still not decided what to do, so we need to give him and his government a nudge and make sure he does his job to defend our wild salmon and save our wild salmon jobs.Nothing gets the attention of…See More
Join us on September 15th for the Golden Ears Transition Initiatives annual festival: GETI fest!This year's theme is “Live more with less” as we explore sustainable living, community programs and projects and circumstances permitting. We may even have a tiny house on display.See More
Cinema Politica Ridge Meadows presents a free documentary film followed by a group discussion.In her award-winning documentary, director Alethea Arnaquq-Baril (Inuk) takes on misconceptions of commercial seal hunting, introducing us to the individual Inuit hunters and communities fighting to retain their ancestral rights and earn a living in today's international monetary economy, by focusing on her own relatives, friends, and community.Guest speakers: To be announced.…See More
Cinema Politica Ridge Meadows presents a free documentary film followed by a group discussion.Right now what's happening in the ocean is largely out of sight and out of mind. Sea of Life is about to change that.Filmed over three years in seven countries, Sea of Life dives into some of the most spectacular ecosystems on the planet, exposing both the destruction that's happening in the ocean and the efforts underway to stop it.Creating a world that's beautiful for all species will require the…See More
On March 10, 2018 several thousand British Columbians, led by First Nations leaders and activists, took part in a protest against the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. Cinema Politica's March 22nd screening, Sacred Water: Standing Rock Part I, focuses on another protest that took place in the Dakotas, USA, over the summer and winter of 2016.On April 1, 2016 an elder of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe founded the Sacred Stone Centre to protest the construction of the Dakota Access…See More
The media over the last few months have been abuzz with news on “bitcoin” and “cryptocurrencies”, yet for many of us, we know little about this emerging technology. Banking On Bitcoin takes us through the development of this new currency and how it evolved in the years following its launch in 2009. Banking on Bitcoin is a smart and thoughtful look at the players that are battling to define how this revolutionary technology will shape our lives. Its time to hold on to your hats and delve into…See More
Cinema Politica Ridge Meadows and the Raging Grannies of Maple Ridge would like to remain members of GETI and our contact information remain the same.
Many thanks. Wishing you and yours the very merry Christmas and all…"
Join our annual general meeting where we organize and plan for the new year. Help us to elect officers, plan activities, and discuss ideas and initiatives. Great food and great community.Meeting starts at 6:30 pmPotluckWelcome7:00 pm Officers reports:Presidents reportFinancial reportOngoing business - New Society's Act - Outreach Team 5) New Business - Focus 2018 - Affordable Community Environment Society …See More