Our Blog | June 2010

An Open Letter from the Ocean

by: Heather on 06/11/2010
Posted in: Events

Hi Everyone,

I just wanted to take the opportunity to thank you all. It was great to see how many of you came out to celebrate World Oceans Day with me - the songs, the stories, the education programs for the kids, picking litter up off my beaches, all of that really meant a lot. Despite everything that's going on, I had a really great day and I …

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Meeting the Pedouins

by: Heather on 06/08/2010
Posted in: Events

This weekend a friend here on Gabriola Island told us that he was expecting some unusual house guests - a family who call themselves the Pedouins, and who are trekking on a 5 person tandem bicycle from Kentucky to Alaska. This family calls themselves "ordinary people on an extraordinary journey" and it's an apt description - the Pedouins consist …

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Cycle to Work Week - May 31-June 6

by: EJ on 06/04/2010
Posted in: Sustainable Living

So many of us at New Society Publishers are able to cycle to work everyday that we tend to get a bit lackadaisical about it - even forgetting to blog about Bike to Work Week (Eek! Sorry about that). But all is not lost, we still have today!
A report compiled by the City of Vancouver Standing Committee on Transportation and Traffic in February …

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