“Water is Blue Gold, it’s the oil of the twenty-first century.”
– Maude Barlow
Living through the rainy months on the west coast, a statement like Barlow’s can give...
May 14, 2013 by Paul Manly Under drinking watershed, Nanaimo, P3's, P4's, parksville, Paul Manly, Port Alberni, troubled water, Victoria Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Troubled Water: Do you know what’s going on with your water supply?
Voices of the River – Film Premiere and Soundtrack Live event September 21st.
Local filmmaker Paul Manly is set to release his documentary film about the Nanaimo River watershed ‘Voices...
September 18, 2012 by Paul Manly Under Nanaimo, Paul Manly, River, Snuneymuxw, voices, water, watershed Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Voices of the River – Film Premiere and Soundtrack LIVE Event
The United Nations has recognized 2012 as the International Year of Co-operatives, and Nanaimo is well on its way to representing itself proudly in this regard. Opening in March, a...
April 12, 2012 by Jawn Lafratta Under bike, Community Bicycle Co-op, cycle, hub city, Nanaimo, repair Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Community Bicycle Co-op
“If the poor weren’t so conveniently invisible, maybe we’d come to our moral senses and devise a national strategy for eliminating poverty.” Toronto Star, 2007.
March 31, 2012 by Gordon Fuller Under Nanaimo, poverty, social justice Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Social Justice: Poverty in Nanaimo
Find your place on the planet, dig in, and take responsibility from there. ~Gary Snyder
Municipal governments take care of the details. They build skate parks, protect or develop...
November 24, 2011 by Mary Joan McGeragle Under government, Jespersen, Lantzville, local, Mostad, municipal, Nanaimo, politics, public servant, Robertson, serve, Strudwick, Tofino, urban agriculture, Vancouver Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Changing the World, One Town at a Time
From the Carshare website:
The Nanaimo CarShare Cooperative is a non-profit community cooperative carsharing organization incorporated in November 2010 to serve the Nanaimo region of...
May 9, 2011 by Kurt Fischer Under carshare, Nanaimo Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Nanaimo CarShare Cooperative
Like many young people, I thought the grass was greener elsewhere. I lived in Alberta, Vancouver, the interior of BC and then finally the island called me back! I returned to Nanaimo...
March 22, 2011 by Sarah Sherman Under Nanaimo, new brunswick, sarah sherman Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | 1 Comment »
Local food security initiative is looking to reduce food waste
With global food and hunger issues looming large, it is easy to be overwhelmed with the scope of the problem and not...
September 13, 2010 by Lee Haley Under gleaning, Nanaimo Posted in HEALTH & WELLNESS, MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Gleaning Program Invites Public Participation
“Gold and shadow is the music of Dane Letourneau and friends…it is also an arbutus in the blazing glory of the afternoon, the contrast of pavement and path…. Sun melting...
May 26, 2010 by Lia Light Under Gold and Shadow, music, Nanaimo, sound Posted in FEATURE | Comments Off on Sequence of Silence and Sound:
Benefits of Green Building and Compact Community Development
Green buildings and compact communities reduce the impacts of our built environment on the natural world. Green buildings...
May 4, 2009 by Chris Midgley Under green, midgely, Nanaimo, RDN, sustainability Posted in MINDFUL LIVING | Comments Off on Green Building
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