Monthly Archives: September 2010

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Dodgeball Cancelled Today

Due to the recent wet weather and a very soggy field, dodgeball and soccer will be cancelled today and will resume next week.

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AWMA Open House

The Ottawa Valley executive and student chapter of the Air and Waste Management Association (AWMA) are hosting an Open House. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the AWMA and get more involved, learn more about selected environmental fields and, not to mention,  network!

The Event will include:

  • Information on the A&WMA and its new student chapter, and the benefits of becoming a member (Networking, Scholarships, Awards)
  • The A&WMA student competition presentation
  • A presentation and chance to network with local professionals on opportunities for recent grads in the environmental field

Open to students in the environmental field. Reception and refreshments will follow the presentations.


  • Date: Thursday October 7th, 7pm
  • Location: Room 317, Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa, 550 Cumberland St.
  • Admission:  Free… but space is limited. Please register HERE.

This event is also posted on: the OV-AWMA’s website and our Facebook page.

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OGG Fall Kick-Off Event

The Ottawa Geotechnical Group is kicking off a fresh new year of events. If you you haven’t heard about them yet, OGG is a group for geotechnical engineers and geo-scientist in the Ottawa area. Last year they had monthly speakers at a nearby community center and provided a discounted price to students for an excellent lunch and opportunity to network. Their kick-off is taking place this Wednesday and best of all it is FREE! (but make sure to RSVP). If you want to learn more about them go to:

The guide will be Ms. Beth Halfkenny of Carleton University and Dr. George Dix, sedimentology professor and resident local geology expert. The visit will discuss geological principles, sedimentary structures and past environments.  It is a great spot for basic geology as the cross section afforded by the fault allows a multi-dimensional view not seen elsewhere close by the University.

Since Riverside Drive is currently under construction, it is recommend to use Prince of Wales or Bronson to get to Hog’s Back.

  • What: OGG Fall Kick-off Event
  • Event Title: Hog’s Back Rock Geology, with a geologist from Carleton University
  • Location: Pavilion near the parking lot, just north of the falls
  • Date: Wednesday, September 22, 2010 (rain or shine)
  • Time: 17:45 Greetings at the Pavilion (NCC Gazebo near the parking lot), 18:00 Guided Tour, 19:00 Refreshments
  • Admission: Free
  • RSVP: Michel Timmons ( before Noon, Sept. 21 2010

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Dodge Ball is Back!

Dodge is back (and now with soccer too)!

This Tuesday (and every Tuesday after that), we will be holding a friendly game of dodge ball and/or soccer game! No special skills or equipment are required. Need to know more about dodgeball? Go here. Have questions the event? Email

Hope to see you there!

  • What: Dodgeball
  • Where:  Field north of parking lot P7 (Carleton)
  • When: Tuesday, 5 pm Now starting at 5:30 pm!

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