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Volunteer Bus Driver: One way to support communities in the name of Sustainability!

by: Alina on 07/11/2014

At New Society Publishers, we take pride in “walking the talk” of sustainability – our personnel policies celebrate this by allowing staff members to take time off specifically to volunteer in our community. As a result, we’ve now got a resident bus driver!

New Society’s offices – and our staff – are located on lovely Gabriola Island, …

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World Oceans Day on Gabriola

by: Alina on 06/09/2014

World Oceans Day on Gabriola Island at Descanco Bay was a hit! Many of Gabriola’s environmental organizations were present to demonstrate their stewardship and dedication to the Salish Sea. The groups included Save Our Shores, Gabriola Rescue of Wildlife Society, Gabriola Streamkeepers, Help the Kelp, Sustainable Gabriola and others. The sunny …

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New Society Staff & Publishers at Mother Earth News Fair!

by: Alina on 06/09/2014

New Society Publishers’ staff and authors came together at the Mother Earth News Fair this past weekend to celebrate ideas, collaboration and further connection.

For the fifth year in a row, Mother Earth News pulled off a great event, packed with informative and entertaining presentations …

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Exploring the Connections Between Healthy Communites and Green Infrastructure - Landscape and Architecture Magazine Guest Post

by: Alina on 06/05/2014

Today's post is a guest blog from Landscape and Architecture Magazine

By: Steven Peck

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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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