Our Blog | November 2009

Spring Sneak Peek!

by: Heather on 11/10/2009
Posted in: New Books

It's a grey autumn day outside the office window - today and Thursday I'm going to brighten things up by bringing you a sneak peek of our fabulous upcoming Spring 2010 titles. Click on the covers of each book for more information. Enjoy!


Sustainable World SourceBook
Critical Issues, Viable Solutions, Resources for Action

The Sustainable …

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Life, Money and Illusion Review by John Ivanko

by: Heather on 11/09/2009
Posted in: New Books

This excellent and timely review of Life, Money and Illusion: Living on Earth as if we want to stay was recently posted by John Ivanko, co-author of ECOpreneuring and Rural Renaissance (the original entry appears at Sustainablog and is reprinted by permission of the author).

Life, Money and Illusion is not about the magical arts or wizardry, though …

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Invent the Future - video and essay contest

by: EJ on 11/06/2009
Posted in: Events

Have a look at some of these great videos and essays from young people in BC ages 13-24. The Invent The Future Contest was organized by BC Hydro's Power Smart program. It is an ideas contest. Ideas for conserving energy. Ideas for producing sustainable energy. Ideas for a sustainable product or even adopting a sustainable lifestyle change. The …

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College Without High School Reviewed in Macleans Magazine

by: EJ on 11/02/2009
Posted in: Education

Blake Boles, author of College Without High School: A Teenager's Guide to Skipping High School and Going to College , spoke recently at the Harbourfront Library in Nanaimo, B.C. The event was a great success. As I sat at the back of the room, I could see parents and students grinning and nodding in acknowledgment. It seems that several of the …

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