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Diana Leafe Christian Visits BC

by: EJ on 08/15/2013
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I have always said that I would never start or join an intentional community without first reading Diana Leafe Christian's books, Creating a Life Together: Practical Tools to Grow Ecovillages and Intentional Communities and Finding Community: How to Join an Ecovillage or Intentional Community.  Now, I would say I would never start or join an …

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Guest Post - Jean Wyenberg - Gabriola Inaugural Tour D’Coop

by: EJ on 06/20/2013
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Jean Wyenberg, New Society Publishers' office manager, is a dedicated advocate for all animals.  She is a long-time member of Cats Alive, the Gabriola rescue group which rescues, arranges for spaying and neutering and finds homes for abandoned cats on the island.  She is also a volunteer animal rescuer for Gabriola Rescue of Wildlife Society …

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What's Your Favourite Earth Day Event?

by: EJ on 04/17/2013
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Fish releases, parades, school events, film festivals, invasive plant pulls, community gatherings - there are such a variety of people planning to celebrate Earth Day in so many different ways.  What is your favourite event?  Is it a tradition or something new for you?

This year, New Society Publishers is celebrating Earth Day by helping our …

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World Water Day - Videos from Maude Barlow and Paul Manly

by: EJ on 03/22/2013
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Because today is World Water Day I decided to see what one of my favourite Canadians and water activists, Maude Barlow, is up to.  Much to my delight, I discovered she is promoting another of my favourite local activists, Paul Manly, on the Council of Canadians World Water Day events listings page.

Maude Barlow is National Chairperson of the …

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New Society Publishers Breathes a Sigh of Relief

by: EJ on 02/07/2013
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In a surprise move, New Society Publishers -- a former imprint of D&M -- has been re-acquired by its previous owners and D&M creditors Chris and Judith Plant and Carol Newell of Renewal Partners, New Society Publishers’ spokesperson Sara Reeves announced today. Judith Plant will once again take on the role of Publisher and all distribution …

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