Our Blog | February 2011

The Gabriola Commons Makes History

by: EJ on 02/07/2011
Posted in: Sustainable Living

Something amazing has just happened. For the first time ever in Canada, perhaps in North America, property can be owned by a community – not just by a government, a corporation, a private individual or even a group of specific individuals. The Gabriola Commons has created an agreement which allows a piece of land to be owned by all of us, as the …

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More about the CBC

by: EJ on 02/04/2011
Posted in: Activism

I haven't put up a Friday video for awhile so I thought I would post this video from Peterborough, Ontario where residents gathered on a sunny winter day to protest comments made by their MP, Dean Del Mastro, Secretary to the Minister for Canadian Heritage, about funding for the CBC.

What do you think? Is the protection of public broadcasting …

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Guest Post - Jenn Savedge - My Plastic Free February

by: EJ on 02/01/2011
Posted in: Guest Posts

Each week I receive Green Parent Daily Tips from Jenn Savedge. Jenn is a full-time mom, environmentalist and author who researches and writes about the two topics that are closest to her heart: children and the environment. Her book, The Green Teen: The Eco-Friendly Teen's Guide to Saving the Planet, was published by New Society Publishers in …

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