Event Types

May 14, 2018
May 14, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

May 21, 2018
May 26, 2018
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
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Aga Khan Garden at the University of Alberta

Dr.  Lee Foote has been the Director of the University of Alberta Botanic Garden (formerly Devonian Botanic Garden) for 7 years. He is also a professor of conservation biology in the Faculty of Agriculture, Life and Environmental Science at the University of Alberta. His research focuses on management of plant community development and wildlife ecology. He is an active outdoorsman, a moderate hobby gardener, an avid photographer and a folk musician. He is married to Dr. Naomi Krogman, a professor of Environmental Sociology and they have two daughters active in the drama and folk music scenes of Edmonton and Montreal.  

The Aga Khan Garden (AKG) is an 11.5 acre, $25 million gift from the Aga Khan, spiritual leader of the Ismaili Muslims, to all the people of Canada. It is owned and managed by the University of Alberta and is the most northerly Islamic garden on earth. The garden goal is to create a secular garden of sensory delights by engaging sight, sound, taste, touch and smell in a spacious immersive experience. Lee Foote will present the intricate stonework, fountains, amphitheater, sunken beds and fruit tree forest as borrowed historic influences from Mogul, Ottoman and contemporary gardens. The garden is a designated safe space conveying an ethos of gifting, gratitude, acceptance, peace and pluralism. 

 

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May 28, 2018
May 28, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Jun 04, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Jun 11, 2018
12:00 PM – 8:00 PM

2017-2018 Inbound Exchange Student

Jun 18, 2018
Jun 18, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Outgoing President

Jun 25, 2018
Jun 25, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
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Incoming President

President Don McFarlane addresses the club for the start of the 103rd year of the Rotary Club of Edmonton

 

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Jul 09, 2018
Jul 16, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

The origins of STARS Air Ambulance

Jul 16, 2018 12:00 PM

Criminal Fraud in Canada

Jul 23, 2018
Jul 23, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Jul 30, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

The Rotary Foundation

Jul 30, 2018 12:00 PM
Aug 13, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

The accidental beach on the North Saskatchewan River

Aug 13, 2018 12:00 PM

President, Concordia University of Edmonton

Dr. Loreman is President and Vice-Chancellor at Concordia University of Edmonton as well as being a Professor in the Faculty of Education. He has taught in a variety of classroom settings in Australia and Canada and worked in the Faculty of Education at Monash University in Melbourne before joining Concordia in 2003.  His active research interests include inclusive education and pedagogy, and he has worked, conducted research, and presented at major conferences throughout the world, including in Australia, Hong Kong, the United States, Britain, Ireland, Italy, France, Canada, Spain, Ukraine, Brazil, Bangladesh, India, and the Pacific Islands. In 2010 he was Senior Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Bologna in Italy and in 2013 was Visiting Research Professor at Queens University Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Alberta. H e has held a number of major Canadian research grants and recently completed a large cross-institutional and cross-national CIDA project aimed at reform of the education system in Ukraine in order to better support inclusive education. His current international work is with school systems in Pacific Island nations. Dr. Loreman was founding editor of the  International Journal of Whole Schooling and he is currently co-editor of Exceptionality Education International. In 2015 Inclusion Alberta awarded him the ‘Community Inclusion Award’ and in 2016 he was presented with Concordia’s ‘President’s Research Award’.

Dr. Loreman is the host of  The Scholarship of Inclusive Education Podcast, available on iTunes. He is on the Executive of the International Inclusive Teacher Education Research Forum.

 

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Aug 20, 2018
Aug 20, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

To purchase tickets to the golf tournament: www.krprotarygolf.com

Aug 27, 2018

Cosmopolitan Music Society

Sep 10, 2018 12:00 PM
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University of Alberta Botanic Garden

Rotary Lunch in the University of Alberta Botanic Garden - Guided Tour of Aga Khan Gardens

Please join us for fellowship in the University of Alberta Botanic Garden for a short Fall meeting, `BBQ lunch, and fellowship as Dr. Lee Foote leads a garden tour including the new Aga Khan Garden. 

You are encouraged to include guests, friends and family members in this fun fellowship event.

Cost: $32 per person (for `BBQ lunch, entry fee, interpretative tour of Garden and  bus access to & from Chateau Lacombe

Bus Departure time:  10:00 am from Chateau Lacombe front door for those wanting some garden time and the included tour

Bus return time: 1:30 pm leave garden to return to Chateau Lacombe by 2:05 pm.

*Parking will be available at the Chateau Lacombe at the usual Rotary rate.  Please indicate on the online registration form as to how many are requiring the shuttle bus.

** For those who choose to drive, Parking available for free at the Garden

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Sep 17, 2018 12:00 PM

Chief Conductor of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra

Sep 24, 2018 12:00 PM

Treaty 6

Oct 01, 2018

Mayor of Edmonton

Oct 22, 2018

Remembrance Day Meeting

Nov 05, 2018