Our Blog | September 2010

You're Livid Premier Stelmach?

by: EJ on 09/09/2010
Posted in: Activism

The Financial Post reported on September 1st that Alberta Premier Ed Stelmach was, "As livid as any other Albertan that taxpayer dollars are helping fund a film that attacks the province and its oil sands"

The film he is referring to is the documentary Dirty Oil, directed by former Academy Award-nominee Leslie Iwerks. The film debuted in March in …

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But I didn't post a video!

by: EJ on 09/03/2010
Posted in: Activism

So here you go. As regular readers probably know, I am a Greenpeace fan so here is the latest from their action in the Arctic where Greenpeace campaigners evaded a huge security operation and scaled Cairn Energy's controversial oil rig, shutting it down for over 40 hours..

As well as the latest photos on their Flickr site and website.

Happy …

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Peak Moment TV Tours Pacific Northwest

by: EJ on 09/03/2010
Posted in: Events

Janaia Donaldson and her crew from Peak Moment TV are spending the months of August and September on the road. They are visiting communities from Ashland OR to Victoria BC - including a stop at New Society Publishers on September 15th so stay tuned!

Peak Moment TV is visiting key locations and examples in the the localization/transition network. …

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Council of Canadians - Save our Water Petition

by: EJ on 09/01/2010

Last week I received a four page letter from Maude Barlow, National Chairperson for the Council of Canadians. I paid a lot of attention to it because my 12 year old son asked me what it was about, then asked me to read it aloud. I didn't really want to because this is what it said.

They're coming to take our water...
Dear Concerned Friend (that …

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