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New Society Enters New Phase

by: Heather on 06/09/2008
Posted in: Events

We have an announcement!

Ahem...

New Society Publishers is excited to announce our new alliance with the Douglas & McIntyre Publishing Group (D&M). D&M is one of Canada's largest independent book publishers, with offices in both Toronto and Vancouver. It includes the publishing imprints Douglas & McIntyre and Greystone Books and is also the …

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What are you doing with your Climate Action Dividend?

by: Heather on 06/03/2008
Posted in: Events

If you live in British Columbia, you probably know that we're all supposed to get a $100 Climate Action Dividend, the stated purpose of which is to help us make lifestyle changes to reduce our use of fossil fuels, and to offset the upcoming carbon tax. As the payout looms closer and closer (projected to arrive sometime in June), it's a good time …

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Come see us at Green Festival (and more)!

by: Heather on 05/06/2008
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I always have great plans to use this blog to let people know about any upcoming chances that they may have to connect with us in person. And then of course dates sneak up on me, I overestimate the amount of things that I'll be able to get done and underestimate the amount of time that will be available to do them in, and you know the rest of that …

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Spotted in the wild

by: Heather on 04/09/2008
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We recently received this great picture of a promotional postcard for Boat Green taken by a reader who spotted it on the Protection Island bulletin board while commuting by kayak to her job in Nanaimo. Thanks Pam!

Boat Green Postcard

We thought that this was so cool that we are now hatching a plan to run a contest for the best picture of a New …

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Sir Arthur C. Clarke

by: Heather on 03/25/2008
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This just in from Neville Williams, author of Chasing the Sun. Neville actually submitted this timely piece last week - the delay in posting was all mine. Thanks Neville!

The Death of Sir Arthur

We are saddened by the death of Sir Arthur C. Clarke, 90, in Sri Lanka this week. He was a friend and big supporter of solar energy. I first met Arthur at …

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