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Karen Elaine Gilchrist commented on Brian Green's event Addiction - It's Not About Drugs
"seems I'm out of luck in regards to child care for my 5 year daughter for tonight. I will enjoy reviewing your website and any other links you may forward. I think, Fairview needs a babysitting co-op!"
Feb 1, 2011
Karen Elaine Gilchrist commented on Brian Green's event Addiction - It's Not About Drugs
"Trying to confirm childcare so I may attend have been in Cuba, sorry I missed the first weeks. Currently seeking work in the field after completing practicum at Stepping Stones, VCH concurrent disorders. Karen Gilchrist, MSW Candidate"
Feb 1, 2011
John P Robinson commented on Brian Green's event Addiction - It's Not About Drugs
"Make sure to check out Bruce's website at: http://www.globalizationofaddiction.ca  "
Jan 20, 2011
Brian Green posted an event

Addiction - It's Not About Drugs at MOSAIC -

January 18, 2011 at 7:15pm to February 22, 2011 at 9:30pm
A series  presented by "A Community Aware" on society and addiction. ADDICTIONIt's not about drugs18 January-22 February 2011, Six Tuesday Nights7:15-9:30pmMosaic Immigrant Services (Ground Floor)1720 Grant St., at Commercial Drive, Vancouver BCRegistration by email to communityaware@gmail.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view itCost: $15 for all six sessionsSchedule:18 January Introduction:…See More
Jan 18, 2011
Brian Green commented on Brennan Wauters's blog post Hastings-Sunrise Communal House Seeking House Mate
"Hey Brennan. Not looking for a place, but did want to touch base with you. We have a house in the 2600 block of William, and are doing our own little urban homesteading here - lots of garden space in the back, lots of canning and food preservation,…"
Dec 6, 2010
Brian Green joined Ann Pacey's group
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Local Economy Network

What would a socially just, economically sustainable, low carbon Local Economy look like? How can we work towards this? Help create a vision for Vancouver.See More
Oct 12, 2010
Brian Green joined Ross Moster's group
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VV Food Group

VV's been very active around food resiliency over the past 9 years through our Neighbourhood Food Networks. Focusing on 4 areas: Action,  Education, Planning (the Community Food Resiliency component of our Energy Descent Action Plan), and Collaboration. As a Transition Town Hub and Initiative,  WE CULTIVATE COMMUNITY, WE GROW FOOD, WE HELP BUILD A MORE RESILIENT, JUST, AND SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM.VV is a member of Vancouver…See More
Mar 25, 2010
Brian Green is now a member of Village Vancouver
Mar 25, 2010

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In which Vancouver neighbourhood or other community do you live?
Hastings-Sunrise

About Me

An academic union rep looking to build stronger local communities. Interests include food security, public space, sustainability, and neighbourhood and civic engagement. More of music, food, laughter and things that grow. Less of isolation, concrete, and privatization of space.

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At 8:45am on December 6, 2010, Hannah Carpendale said…
Hi! yes, I did the EYA beekeeping apprenticeship this past year and am looking for ways to put it into practice. I think I may be helping out with the bees at a local art & activism centre in east van, and anything else that comes up. That's so cool that you'll have bees moving in :)... definitely let me know if I can help in any way, I'm pretty passionate about it!
At 4:44pm on July 12, 2010, Ross Moster said…
Maybe the evening of the 15th or 19th; not sure yet. Are you at Folk Fest? Maybe there? (VV has a booth.)
At 3:18pm on July 12, 2010, Ross Moster said…
Hi Brian,

I saw you comment on Megan's page re: the 24th. Is this confirmed now? I can help with this. Yes, let's talk about what can be done. And about other ideas for advancing HS Village -- I think there's lots of people who will plug in if approached.

Cheers,
Ross
At 12:48pm on June 1, 2010, Megan Adam said…
Hello!

Since you have indicated Hastings-Sunrise as your neighbourhood location, I thought I would let you know that we are in the embryonic stages of creating a Hastings-Sunrise village and have set up a Village Group here at Village Vancouver to facilitate that process.

I am aware that there are lots of neighbourhood groups and activities already in place in Hastings Sunrise and hope that in some way a Hastings-Sunrise Village can help to provide some networking between groups rather than competing as another entity, but also can carry out activities that might be of interest to the other groups as well. Really, it's wide open as to what we do as a village entity... but we need participation to determine what that will be!

Please go over to the Groups page and go to the second page - there you will find Hastings Sunrise Village and can join up and participate in the discussion - and also feel free to post Hastings-Sunrise activities and events there for others to see.

Megan (2600 block William Street)
At 1:27pm on March 29, 2010, Randy Chatterjee said…
Welcome, Brian!

As you can see, we are just beginning to build an on-line community for Village Vancouver, and organize our extensive activities more openly and collaboratively through this site. Please feel free to contribute to a discussion, attend or even enter a new event, join a working group, or even form a Village.

Hastings does not have a local village formed yet, but your ranks are growing with now 7 Village Vancouver members, including Amy, Emily, Jasmine, Jacqui, James, and Megan.

Meanwhile, come to any event posted on our Events page, connect with other Village Vancouver members, and see what you can learn and do.

Also, please update your home page ("My Page" on your navigation bar above) with some brief comments about your interests or a short bio. This will help us all connect with people with similar interests in sustainability, transition, or other activities.

I hope to see you at a city-wide VV event soon.

Randy
 
 
 

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