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Oct 24, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

SJI & Reclaim Urban Farm “Growing Community” with U of C’s Social Work and Sustainable Social Development Class

On Friday, October 24, Suzanna Brytan, Executive Director of St. John’s Institute, Ryan Mason, owner and operator of Reclaim Urban Farm were privileged to speak to University of Calgary’s Social Work and Sustainable Social Development Class (SOWK 557) on the topic of the urban farm partnership between the two, called

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Oct 23, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

CEMA at SJI: Councillor Sohi talks transportation

On Wednesday, October 22, Ward 12’s Councillor Amarjeet Sohi spoke to members of the Canadian Ethnic Media Association (CEMA) at SJI.   The Edmonton city Councillor was on hand to outline transportation issues in our city, and to take members’ questions about the changes taking place to accommodate the rapid growth of the city’s

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Oct 03, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Canadian Authors Association of Alberta

St. John’s Institute is privileged to be the venue for the monthly meetings hosted by the Canadian Authors Association of Alberta; an association that goes back more than 80 years, where “Writers help Writers” across the province. September 26th and 27th were their first times hosting their events at SJI.

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Sep 12, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Danielle Smith’s speech for CEMA

At the 4th Canadian Ethnic Media Association’s Edmonton Editorial Meeting speakers series, Leader of the Official Opposition, Danielle Smith spoke to a group of reporters and representatives of ethno-cultural media outlets from Edmonton.  Media had the opportunity to ask questions about the Wild Rose party’s commitment to the principles of

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Aug 29, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

OPEN FARM DAYS a Flora and Fauna Patio Party

Slow Food Edmonton hosted a patio pig roast at Kathryn Joel’s Get Cooking Edmonton’s new location at MacEwan University! The noble oink  was provided by Irvings Farm Fresh, lamb meatballs featuring lamb from Tangle Ridge Ranch, and appetizers were provided by St. John’s Institute. Seasonal greens came from Ryan and Cathy’s

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Aug 29, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

“…because of who they were…” Plaque Unveiling

“The grey skies held strong, as the courtyard at St. John’s Institute filled with guests arriving for one of more than 100 historic Canadian unveilings of a plaque that would recall the internment of immigrants from Ukraine and other countries. The first ever commemorative event of its kind in Canadian

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Jun 26, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

PechaKucha: 20 images x 20 seconds

PechaKucha Nights are happening in over 700 cities around the world. They are informal and fun gatherings where creative people get together and share their ideas, works, thoughts and holiday snaps, in a simple presentation format where you show 20 images, each for 20 seconds. Saint John’s Institute hosted a presentation

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Jun 26, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Strathcona Place Senior Centre Volunteer Recognition 2014

Saint John’s Institute was fortunate to cater for Strathcona Place Senior Centre during their Volunteer Recognition 2014 event, hosting 200 people. In a nutshell, the Centre’s mission is  the provision of services, socializing involvement, and community activities to improve the quality of life of older, retired people, primarily those living in South Edmonton. For

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Jun 03, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

Youth Leadership Development in Action

On Sunday, May 25, SJI hosted 135 of Alberta’s Girl Guides and unit leaders as they welcomed their National Chief Commissioner for Girl Guides Canada.  The event was a conclusion to the Girl Guides Alberta Council’s AGM. The girls were treated to a “carnival” of face painting, a fun photo

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May 28, 2014 | Post by: St. John's Institute No Comments

MONEY TALKS… And it’s got lots to say!

Sunday, June 1, 2014, 3:00pm Edmonton, AB (May 20, 2014) The Alberta Society for the Advancement of Ukrainian Studies (ASAUS) brings the travelling exhibit Money, Sovereignty and Power: ThePaper Currency of Revolutionary Ukraine, to Edmonton’s St. John’s Institute, 11024-82 (Whyte) Avenue. The exhibit opens on Sunday, June 1, 2014 and

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