Speaker Date Topic
Jane Bisbee Oct 04, 2021 12:00 PM
Social Enterprise Fund
Social Enterprise Fund

Jane Bisbee of the Social Enterprise Fund will speak.  Melinda Noyes will be Chair of the Day.

Jane Bisbee joined the Social Enterprise Fund as Executive Director in 2011. SEF provides patient capital to businesses with a mission to improve the world.
A journalist by trade, with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism from Carleton University, she has experience in the Canadian book and magazine publishing industries, newspaper and radio reporting and documentary film. She spent many years building industry capacity in the cultural industries, in particular Alberta’s film industry which presented her a lifetime achievement award in 2006. A special focus of her career has been the development of non-traditional financing mechanisms for small business.

When she has time, Jane is a bookbinder, a spinner and weaver and an historic re-enactor.

Thanksgiving - No Meeting Oct 11, 2021
Laura Cunningham-Shpeley Oct 18, 2021 12:00 PM
Edmonton Federation of Community Leagues
Dr. Darren Markland Oct 25, 2021 12:00 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic in Edmonton and its probable aftermath
Sheryl Bowhay Nov 01, 2021
The Winspear Centre
Remembrance Day Meeting Nov 08, 2021 12:00 PM
Rachel Notley - MLA Nov 15, 2021 12:00 PM
Alberta’s Future with Rachel Notley
Alberta’s Future with Rachel Notley

Standby for more details on this event to be co-hosted with Rotary Club of Edmonton West and Rotary Club of Edmonton Whyte Avenue. 


Rachel Notley is Leader of the Official Opposition and served as Alberta’s Premier from 2015-2019. She has represented the constituency of Edmonton-Strathcona since 2008, and is the longest serving member in the Alberta Legislature.

Rachel grew up in Fairview, Alberta, and is the daughter of former Alberta NDP leader Grant Notley and his wife Sandy. She holds a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Alberta, and a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School.”

Presentation: Alberta’s Future with Rachel Notley

Description: The Alberta advantage is not what flows under the ground, but what walks on the ground. It’s everyday people that make Alberta strong. And that’s why we want to bring Albertans together. Because together, we can create a beautiful future.

Chair of the Day: Neil Lang
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Please register at: https://edmontonrotary.com/event/rachel-notley--leader-of-the-opposition/

Annual Step Up to the Plate Luncheon Nov 22, 2021 12:00 PM
Homelessness and Human Trafficking
Homelessness and Human Trafficking

Featuring musician Paul Brandt speaking on homelessness and human trafficking. 

Annual General Meeting Nov 29, 2021 12:00 PM
Jeffrey Carlson-Hansen, EllisDon Corp Dec 06, 2021 12:00 PM
Prairie Link High-Speed Rail connecting Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary
Prairie Link High-Speed Rail connecting Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary

Presenter: Jeffrey Carlson-Hansen, Project Director

Summary: For the past few decades, high-speed rail connecting Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, and surrounding regions has been an ongoing conversation of those who want to see economic growth in one of Canada’s prime intercity corridors. The Prairie Link high-speed rail project was proposed within the Government of Alberta’s Unsolicited Proposal Guidelines and Framework and is advancing toward a project development agreement. Prairie Link has also secured a Memorandum of Understanding from Alberta Transportation, laying the foundation for cooperatively advancing project development. Prairie Link comprises EllisDon and AECOM. 

Jeffery will be joined by Isabel Onaba, Communications Mgr, Prairie Link High-Speed Rail, EllisDon Corp

Website: www.prairielink.ca

Mark Joffe Dec 13, 2021 12:00 PM
No Meeting Dec 27, 2021 12:00 PM
No Meeting Jan 03, 2022 12:00 PM