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Speaker event: Farming Futures: The Cafe Feminino Way, by Isabel Uriarte Latorre, 7pm, Tuesday, 06 October.  Location: Room 1714, Lifetime Learning Centre, OVC.  All welcome!

Speaker event:  Ecological Justice fall series featuring Dr. Ben Bradshaw, Dept. of Geography, 12-1:30pm, Wednesday, 07 October.  He will speak on "Company-Community Agreements in Canada's Mining Sector: Instruments of justice or injustice."   Location:  Mackinnon 317.  All are welcome.

Speaker event: The Right to Food - Women, Development, and the Global Economy, by Vandana Shiva, 7:30pm, Wednesday, 07 October.  Location:  War Memorial Hall. Visit the Central Student Association website for more information.

Aga Khan Foundation Canada's mobile exhibition on global development is coming to Guelph on Oct. 14 & 15!  The exhibition is housed in a 53-foot double-expandable truck and will be in the parking lot (P12) near Athletics, next to the Gryphon Centre (Arena).  The exhibition is open to the public with free admission.  Everyone is welcome!


IDS graduate students, Tyler Valiquette and Yvonne Su, co-founded a not-for-profit organization called Vote SavvyVote Savvy is a non-partisan organization promoting political engagement with youth.  Visit their website and check out their 2015 Vote Mob video below!  For information on how to vote, please visit the Student Life website.


The Right Honourable Joe Clark is this year's Winegard Visting Lecturer on International Development.  He will be giving a lecture, "Leading from Beside", on Tuesday, October 27, 2015, 5:30-7pm in Rozanski Hall, Room 101.  All Welcome!

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