A call for speakers: Rossland’s 2nd annual RED Talks event

Rossland’s Seven Summits Centre for Learning is hosting the 2nd Annual RED Talks event,

Rossland’s Seven Summits Centre for Learning is hosting the 2nd Annual RED Talks event, taking place on Friday, May 1, at the Rossland Miners’ Hall. The event is similar to the well known TED Talks, and as with TED we need speakers that have ideas worth spreading!

“All or Nothing” is this year’s theme, with the goal of speakers and performers sharing their ideas in talks that are between three and 15 minutes in length.  We are looking for speakers of all ages, with a range of experiences, life stories, research, ideas, skills, talents and backgrounds, to fill the stage for an evening of inspiring talks.

The event is a fundraiser for Seven Summits and will be the kick off to the Rossland Youth Action Network’s Youth Week events from May 1 to 7.

If you are interested in a contributing to our event, or if you have any questions, please contact Seven Summits Center for learning at 250-362-7772 or 250-362-7474 or by email at jonnycoleshill@selfdesign.org.


Just Posted

Castlegar teens rescue man from river

Will Watt and Shay LaFayette helped save a fisherman from the Kootenay River.

Gas venting from tanker at Castlegar rail yard posed no danger: officials

Argon gas discharged from a CP tanker car on Friday, April 19.

Carfentanil found for first time in Castlegar

Killer opiod found in local illegal drug market

Rossland’s Seven Summits school gets grant to grow global presence

Centre for Learning hopes to triple the number of international students it has

Rural dividend grants awarded in Kootenay West

Kootenay West MLA Katrine Conroy made the grant announcements in Trail on Thursday

What’s age got to do with it? B.C. couple with 45-year gap talks happy marriage

An Armstrong couple that has 45-year age gap began turning heads after being featured on show Extreme Love.

B.C. men challenge constitutionality of Canada’s secret no-fly list

Parvkar Singh Dulai says he received a “denial of boarding” notification under the no-fly program last May 17

Murder on B.C. property didn’t need to be disclosed before sale, court rules

Buyer had tried to break contract after learning a man with ties to crime had been murdered there

B.C.’s largest Vaisakhi festival target of threatening Facebook post: Surrey RCMP

Police say they are investigating the posts on Facebook, after local MLA forwarded screenshots

Pug life: B.C. town boasts waggish list of dog names

Freedom-of-information request lists most ‘pupular’ dog names registered in White Rock

VIDEO: Fish farming company launches $30-million vessel to treat salmon for sea lice in B.C. waters

Freshwater treatment an improvement but fish farms should be removed from sea, says conservationist

Singh says childhood abuse steeled him for scrutiny and stress of politics

He recounts the assaults for the first time in his book Love & Courage

Despite five extra weeks’ parental leave in Canada, dads still face stigma: survey

One reason people said dads don’t need leave is because they can just bond with their kids at weekend

Vintage bottles, magic cards, a 1969 Playboy: Quirky items found in historic B.C. buildings

Crews set aside some of the funkier pieces emerging from the construction rubble

Most Read