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Notices and Events

March 22, 2016

Calgary Mayor’s Environment Expo
The Mayor’s Environment Expo runs June 7 to 9 in downtown Calgary. The event aims to inspire students and families to take simple actions to protect the environment at home, work and school. Youth from kindergarten to Grade 9 can experience hands-on learning about local environmental issues through fun and interactive exhibits, performances and workshops. Local schools also present on what they are doing to become the environmental stewards of tomorrow, enabling youth to learn from one another.

Online registration for workshops and performances opens April 5 at Contact Michael Gray at (403) 268-8887 or for more information.

Photo Contest

Auto for sale
2012 Dodge Ram 1500—Deep cherry all-wheel drive;  5.7-litre V8 engine with 5-speed automatic transmission; remote starter, dual airbags, dual-zone air conditioning, cruise control with steering wheel controls, sunroof, heated steering wheel, power locks, power windows, power mirrors, Alpine sound system, 8.4” navigation and back-up camera; approximately 124,727 km, primarily highway

Sealed bids for the above vehicle should be marked “Car Bid,” Attention Jeffrey Loke, ATA Business and Facilities Manager, ­Alberta Teachers’ Association, 11010 142 Street, Edmonton, ­Alberta T5N 2R1. Bids will be accepted until 5 p.m., April  30, 2016.

For more information, contact Mr. Loke. Telephone: 780-447-9458 in Edmonton and area, or 1-800-232-7208 (toll free) from elsewhere in Alberta. The Alberta Teachers’ ­Association reserves the right to refuse the highest bid if it is deemed to be inadequate.

Stories and photos wanted
The ATA News is always on the lookout for interesting articles, photos and cartoons. Articles should not exceed 500 words and should be accompanied by a short byline, stating where you work and what you teach. Photos of teachers or students participating in interesting activities are welcome, as are cartoons. Don’t forget to include photo captions. Please note: Receipt of material does not guarantee its publication. Send your submissions to Managing Editor, the ATA News, 11010–142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5N 2R1 or submit electronically to

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