June 23 Update - Events tonight and tomorrow, job opportunities, Car Share offer, more

By Matthew Sweet (@matthewdsweet)

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Today's News:

CONNECT

-- Sustainable Hamilton’s Evening of Recognition is THIS TUESDAY June 24. This event celebrates sustainability in the Hamilton business community. More information is available here. Registration is free.

-- BurlingtonGreen is hiring two contract positions and is seeking candidates.  Check out the information here.

DO

-- Environment Hamilton is organizing a program to do Mobile Air Monitoring by bicycle in the City. If you are a regular bicycle commuter and are interested in participating, contact Jay Carter at jcarter@environmenthamilton.org.

-- The Hamilton Naturalist's Club is organizing Trees Count 2014, a tree inventory in the Westdale neighbourhood this summer, and are looking for volunteers.  Visit their website for more details here.

-- Student Car Share launched on August 29, 2013 in sixteen University communities across Ontario and Quebec. They enable students or anyone 18 years or older with a G2 license to rent cars by the hour or day. Rates start at $5 an hour and include gas and insurance.  In Hamilton, they have cars parked in Westdale, on Main St (in front of the Pancake House) and at Mohawk College. For more information visit their website www.studentcarshare.ca or for an unbelievable deal to join email rob@studentcarshare.ca

THINK

-- Check out this article from Eco Canada entitled "Five Things You've Wanted to Know about Sustainability Careers".

LEARN

-- BARC welcomes Chris Murray, Hamilton’s City Manager, as guest speaker at our Annual General Meeting TONIGHT Monday, June 23 at the AGH Design Annex, 118 James Street North. Chris will share his insider’s perspective on the complexities of negotiating the Randle Reef project to contain toxic sediment in Hamilton Harbour. Come early for a reception with a cash bar and live music. If you are planning on attending, please RSVP.

Posted on June 23, 2014 and filed under News.