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January 2012 Blog Posts (6)

Transit delays and fare hikes drive tar sands expansion

Cape Horn Interchange

By Eric Doherty, January 26, 2012

On Wednesday (January 25), B.C. transportation minister Blair Lekstrom once again announced the Evergreen SkyTrain line to Coquitlam and the Tri-Cities area. This time he announced the start of work after more than a decade of delays—well sort of. Only minor…


Added by Eric Doherty on January 27, 2012 at 10:01am — 1 Comment

Grist: Why fixing up old homes is greener than building new ones

This old house: Why fixing up old homes is greener than building new ones

25 JAN 2012 6:49 PM…


Added by Randy Chatterjee on January 26, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

StyroFree Challenge

StyroFree Challenge was developed out of concern for the use…


Added by Sonja Mulabdic on January 17, 2012 at 6:23pm — No Comments

Part-time opportunity at SPEC!

JOB DESCRIPTION –Administrative Coordinator

Hours per week: 16

Pay per hour: $18

Desired start date: Monday February 6th, 2012


Canada’s oldest environmental not-for-profit, the Society Promoting Environmental Conservation requires a part-time Administrative Coordinator for our office in Kitsilano. Responsibilities include monthly bookkeeping, membership and donation processing, answering inquiries from the general public and supporting…


Added by Ilse Sarady on January 17, 2012 at 8:48am — No Comments

Low Cost Student Clinic for Biodynamic Craniosacral Therapy

I just wanted to let everyone know about this great opportunity to be treated by 2 biodynamic craniosacral therapists! Normally a session like this would cost around $100 or more. This is a really great opportunity to find out more about your own body, get an idea of what biodynamic craniosacral therapy is and have a great healing experience.

Tuesday 10th January 2012

Times: 9:30, 10:30, 11:30am 2:30, 3:30, 4:30 pm

Venue: YWCA, 733 Beatty…


Added by Hella Dee on January 8, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments

A Cooperative Farmer's Market Model

Vancouver has some significant experience with local farm produce selling coops and other services, including NOWBC (, Home Grow-In, and Eternal Abundance (  Not all such ventures have been or are successful, especially when competing with heavily-subsidized industrial agriculture and its…


Added by Randy Chatterjee on January 4, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

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