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
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.
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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
In this day-long introduction you will learn all about solar, the whats, the whens, the wheres, the whys; and most importantly you will learn that the WHO of solar power is none other than yourself. This beginner’s course takes you step by step through the basic anatomy of solar power, economic trends of energy and photovoltaics, site assessment, off-grid VS grid tied, where to source equipment and more.The Instructor, Tomoe Yoshihara, studies Mechatronic Engineering at Simon Fraser University…See More
Join us at the GETI Christmas party / potluck, Saturday, December 9, 5:30 pm to 10:00 pm. at the CEED Centre. We will have music, games and great company. Bring a gift or food item that can be given to those less fortunate than us.See More
Come dine and drink and help support Cinema Politica's free community screenings of timely and topical documentaries. The cost will be $20, which includes one drink and unlimited pizza.For tickets, email Verity (email@example.com) or Oosha (…See More
Cinema Politica in partnership with the Salvation Army Caring Place, CEED Centre, Citizens Bridge and the City of Maple Ridge will be screening the documentary Low Down Tracks. We are pleased to be part of the Homelessness Action Week event, “Where The HeART Is”. This film is a celebration of street music and survival with those who chose to live on the outside. It tells the personal stories of homeless and “home free” musicians through their music. Their lyrics are honest, heartfelt and…See More