A team of volunteers will gather at the Empress Acres farm on June 3-4 to plant 20 acres of trees as part of an initiative to tackle climate change. The specially selected Empress Splendor trees will be provided by Victoria Company, World Tree, as part of their Carbon Offset Program.Read more
Creative Upcyclist and SaltSpring Island textile artist, Jaime Murdoch, leads this fascinating workshop that explores the question: Where do T-shirts come from? And where do they go?Read more
“I want to bring people together to showcase local individuals, groups, businesses and organizations that make our community a better place.”Read more
A Great Horned unfledged Owlet falls from its nest, right at the site where boaters chained sawed through two very important river wildlife trees.Read more
There is definitely a growing awareness and interest in curbing fossil fuel expansion and moving towards a carbon neutral economy that puts people and planet first.Read more
There is a lot of money to be made from making us ill. The No. 1 example is the tobacco industry, whose products, if used as intended, are bound to make us ill. But close behind it is the food industry, which for years has been selling us both too much food and the wrong sorts of food.Read more
Are you hobbled psychologically by your church doctrine?
I’m only asking.
Some things do not evolve me. Some things do.
When a man moves away from nature his heart becomes hard.
Native American Proverb, Lakota Sioux
One of the key principles of population and public health is social justice and equity. We recognize that inequalities in health exist, but that when they are unfair, unjust and preventable, they are unacceptable.Read more
I’ve been feeling shaky – off centre recently. A friend’s comment that I am blessed to come down where I ought to be got me back on solid ground.Read more
HeroWork is fastly becoming a household name in Victoria with the many Radical Renovation projects founder Paul Latour has completed with his community-styled events that are akin to a modern day barn raising “where dozens of companies and hundreds of volunteers come together with exceptional cooperation and common vision.”Read more
80 electric cars on Saltspring Island equals 290 tonnes of Green House Gasses no longer emitted per year and 7466 litres of fuel per month no longer shipped to the island!Read more
True leadership is seeing beyond the obvious in both business and personal endevours. Finding a way of taking what you do to for the betterment of all to a larger audience. It is the way of finding a better path than already exists.Read more
Our rapidly developing understanding of mirror neurons means that we are all leaders. Yes me. Yes you.Read more
In futurist Guy Dauncey’s inspiring and timely novel, 24-year-old Patrick Wu journeys to a future world brimming with innovation and hope, where the climate crisis is being tackled, the solar revolution is underway, and a new economy is taking shape.Read more