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October 2012 Blog Posts (6)

An Ecology of Mind - film screening

Nora Bateson will present her film "An Ecology of Mind"
Wednesday, Oct 31, 2012
Room SB 301, Emily Carr University, Vancouver
5:30 - 7:00 pm

An Ecology of Mind - Trailer

Added by Beth Carruthers on October 23, 2012 at 3:31pm — 1 Comment

No Tankers No Pipeline Tour - Council of Canadians

TOUR: No Pipelines. No Tankers.

To raise awareness and build community solidarity and support in the fights to stop pipeline expansions in BC, the Council of Canadians is organizing a six-city tour this month to say: “No Pipelines, No Tankers.” The tour will help educate about the devastating environmental impacts of these massive pipeline projects, which will move tar sands crude to BC’s coastline where it will be loaded into supertankers and shipped through precarious waters to new…


Added by Beth Carruthers on October 23, 2012 at 3:28pm — No Comments

Make a Connection with a Green Visitor to Vancouver

Showing off what Vancouver does so well and learning from others far away is a great exchange of gifts. Please respond to this opportunity to connect with a visitor to Vancouver October 19th and 20th (Friday or Saturday). Here is her note:



I have a request: I'm trying to identify someone who knows their way around Vancouver pretty well, is into sustainability and Permaculture-ish urban gardening, and would be…


Added by Randy Chatterjee on October 13, 2012 at 7:05am — No Comments

Enabling Sustainability Policy and Planning at the Local Level: The Example of Food Policy

This briefing note introduces some ways of bringing sustainability priorities into action, notably through food policies. Download pdf here:
Enabling Sustainability Policy and Planning at the Local Level: The Example of Food Policy

Added by Beth Carruthers on October 10, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

Billets needed for 2012 BC Seed Gathering

There will be people coming from all over BC to attend the 2012 Seed Gathering. If you can billet someone for November 9th and 10th (or possibly the 9th, 10th, and 11th), please let us know. Contact Ross at

Added by Ross Moster on October 9, 2012 at 1:30am — No Comments

Permaculture residency available at Little Eden (Cortes Island)

Little Eden has four self-contained suites and sits on 2.5 acres of mostly clear land in downtown Mansons Landing, Cortes Island. We have a permaculture inspired vision and want the right people to be part of it.

One suite is currently available to rent. It is furnished, has 2 bedrooms and is approximately 1000 square feet. It is clean, comfortable and…


Added by Justice Schanfarber on October 1, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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