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GATHERING THE THREADS OF SOCIAL CHANGE - Nelson welcomes Judith Plant on October 8 at the Civic Theatre

by: Sara on 09/22/2014

All of us here at New Society are really excited about this event, for obvious reason. New Society Publisher's co-founder and publisher Judith Plant has been invited by Jon Steinman, co-creator of Deconstructing Dinner to speak at the Civic Centre in Nelson BC on the 30-year history of New Society Publishers. Judith has never been one for tooting …

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Elizabeth May, Leader of the Canadian Green Party, Shares Why She Will be in New York This Sunday - Marches Work

by: EJ on 09/19/2014

This blog by Elizabeth May is re-posted with permission from the Yes! Magazine website where it appeared August 12th. While it is too late to join Elizabeth May in New York  City at the People's Climate March without hypocritically burning large amounts of fossil fuels, there are local events planned across the US and Canada.

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We Must Protect What We Have #peoplesclimate

by: EJ on 09/02/2014

Photographer Sebastiao Salgada traveled the world for eight years photographing pristine places that still exist today as they might have existed thousands of years ago.  His goal is to motivate people to take action on climate change by sharing the beauty of our planet.

"We must protect what we have.  We are just one species.  We have just one …

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People's Climate March September 21st #peoplesclimate

by: EJ on 08/29/2014

Starting to hear rumblings about a huge march against climate change in NY September 21st?  Here is what it's all about.

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Elizabeth May Makes History!

by: EJ on 05/06/2011

Elizabeth May, Leader of the Canadian Green Party, made history by becoming the first Green to be elected to parliament in North America.  Her riding, Saanich-Gulf Islands, is located just to the east of the City of Victoria on Vancouver Island BC and just south of Gabriola Island, home to New Society Publishers.  May picked the Saanich-Gulf …

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