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Bike to Work Week!

by: Alina on 05/26/2014

Several of us here at New Society are joining in the fun of British Columbia’s Bike to Work Week, May 26-30. Bike to Work BC is a registered nonprofit society created to “experience the joy of an ever-increasing number of people safely commuting by bicycle … and encourage more people in all BC communities to commute by bicycle through Bike …

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Gabriola Book Launch - Reclaiming the Commons with Heather Menzies

by: Alina on 05/22/2014

Self-organize! Self-govern! Self-inform! The Reclaiming the Commons for the Common Good book launch is Friday, May 23rd from 5 to 8 pm at the Gabriola Commons.

In what promises to be an inspiring night for all, Heather Menzies, award-winning writer, scholar and recent member of the Order of …

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A Great Day with Starhawk

by: Alina on 05/16/2014

The sun came out for Starhawk’s arrival to Gabriola Island, where she presented her workshop, “The Magic of Co-Creation: Creating Power in Groups” on May 14th.

It was an all-day event to remember, filled with newcomers and old-comers, words of wisdom and activities, food fresh from the …

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Starhawk comes to Gabriola

by: EJ on 05/08/2014

Starhawk, highly acclaimed global justice activist and organizer, fosters connection, communication and collaboration in the May 14th workshop and ceremony: “The Magic of Co-creation: Building Power in Groups.”

The passion to take action can dwindle in the face of seemingly endless, …

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Lights Out - Earth Hour March 29th 8:30 - 9:30 Local Time

by: EJ on 03/28/2014
Posted in: Events

Vancouver hands over its Earth Hour crown to Cape Town, South Africa.  This article comes to us courtesy of the World  Wide Fund for Wildlife, posted March 28th.

Vancouver, Canada – WWF’s Earth Hour City Challenge (EHCC) has awarded Cape Town, South Africa the title Global Earth Hour …

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