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Global poll reveals huge majority support the creation of an Arctic sanctuary – Canada ranks higher than average –

International polling revealed today that 74 percent of people worldwide support the creation of a protected sanctuary in the international waters surrounding the North Pole. In Canada, support for this enhanced form of protection ranks higher than the global average, with 78 percent favourable opinion.
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Kaslo, BC: Thinking locally, acting globally

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 6, 2008 2 comments

Some of the biggest ideas come from small places.  The Village of Kaslo is a case in point.  The mountain community North of Nelson , British Columbia has enacted a food charter to promote local food and reduce greenhouse gas emissions...

GE Free Day

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 5, 2008 6 comments

Next week, March 11 is GE Free Day in BC.  Your chance to celebrate GE free food, fight corporate agriculture and tell the government you want GE food labelled.  Events planned for the day include a morning protest, an afternoon panel...

Freezing in the Dark

Blog entry by Josh Brandon | March 4, 2008

It was Election Night in Alberta.  I couldn’t stand the suspense.  Rather than bite my nails, I headed downtown to attend a talk by Edmonton-based researcher/activist, Gordon Laxer , promoting a recent Parkland Institute study:...

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