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University of Ottawa Media Calendar October 22 to 27, 2006

October 23, 2006

Here is a summary of the activities taking place at the University of Ottawa this week. To learn more about what’s happening, please visit

October 22-24

The Seventh Annual Global Conference on Environmental Taxation
The conference will begin October 22, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., and will run until October 24, Château Laurier (1 Rideau Street, Ottawa.) For a more detailed timeline, please visit:
The University of Ottawa’s Faculty of Law will host the conference, which will provide a forum for presenting research that examines the role of fiscal and other economic instruments in helping society transition to environmentally sustainable, just and prosperous economies. The theme of this year's conference is moving from theory to practice.
For more information please contact Micheline Laflamme at 613-562-5926 or

October 23-24

Incorporating Socio-Economic Impact Assessment (SIA) and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) into Environmental Assessment Conference
The conference will begin October 23, 8:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m. and will continue on October 24, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Tabaret Hall, room 112 (550 Cumberland Street, Ottawa)
Presented by the University of Ottawa’s Ontario Association for Impact Assessment and the Institute of the Environment, the conference will examine the advances being made in incorporating SIA and CSR practices into existing EA processes through the sharing of recent experiences with new methodological approaches, best practices and lessons learned.
For more information please contact John Dauvergne at 613-952-2269 or

October 24

Debate 2006 - SFUO’s City of Ottawa Mayoral Debate
5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m., University Centre Agora, (85 University, Ottawa)
The Student Federation of the University of Ottawa will host a Mayoral Candidate Debate, where candidates for Mayor of Ottawa will state their position on pressing issues, and the public will have the opportunity to pose questions.
For more information please contact Julien de Bellefeuille at 613-562-5800 ext. 4074 or

October 26

Autumn 2006 Discovery Series, Religious Freedom and its Limits with Lori Beaman
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., Simard Hall, room 129 (60 University, Ottawa)
Canada Research Chair, Lori Beaman, will examine the ways in which we define religion and how these definitions are translated into interpretations of religious freedom. In the process, she takes a close look at the theoretical underpinnings of the limitation of religious freedom as it is currently viewed by Canada’s courts.
For more information please contact Chantal Clément at 613-562-5800 ext. 1023 or

October 26-29

The Educational Past: From Margin to Centre, 2006 Biennial Conference
Opening of conference, 7:00 p.m., Alumni Auditorium, University Centre (85 University, Ottawa)
The Canadian History of Education Association (CHEA) will hold its 14th Biennial Conference being jointly held with the History of Education Society (US). The keynote address entitled "Mass Schooling and the Making of Successful Societies," will be made by Dr. Chad Gaffield, University of Ottawa historian, and new President of SSHRC. The event will run from October 26-29.
For more information please contact Sophie Bouffard at 613-562-5800 ext. 4089 or



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