Troubled Water: Do you know what’s going on with your water supply?

“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 you a ‘Yeah, I wish!’ response but if you’ve ever travelled to the global south and spent time living in communities were access to clean drinking […]

Voices of the River – Film Premiere and Soundtrack LIVE Event

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 of the River’ at Nanaimo Centre Stage, 25 Victoria Road, on Sept 21st. There will be two screenings, one at 7pm and one at 9:30pm […]

Independent Community TV

I‘m in the process of creating an Independent Community TV society (ICTV) in the Mid Vancouver Island area that will produce in-depth, hour-long programs about social justice and environmental issues for the local Shaw ‘community access’ cable channel. Many activists I mention this to, immediately tell me they don’t have cable and they don’t watch […]