Kathie Wallace

Kathie is a community engagement facilitator who is passionate about bringing everyone to the table as equals on a level playing field.

Farmers on 57th: growing living food

Gardens are a natural way for community to come together: at the farmer’s garden on 57 and Cambie, people come to picnic, exercise, commune with the stars, learn about gardening, sit in the garden, su

How Vancouver reclaimed the 2010 Olympics from IOC's dominator energy

International Olympic Committee (IOC), as a controlling dominator energy, cast a dark shadow over Vancouver during the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. This third article on the topic explores IOC’s attempt t

Oh Canada! Canada Day

Canada Day 2010 saw Vancouverites doing what we love to do: coming together to play and celebrate being a community.

Canopy helps reclaim caribou’s forest home: 170 million acres

As one of the lead organizations in an initiative of nine environmental organizations working with 21 logging companies, the non-profit organization, Canopy, signed the Canadian Boreal Forest...

IOC's false patriotism and disrespect of indigenous peoples

IOC is in the business of making money for itself by hosting Olympic events. That is its real agenda, disguised behind the smoke and mirrors of mad flag waving and false patriotism.

Vancouver First Nations DTES smudge ceremony

Vancouver’s First Nations peoples have always held ceremonies calling all people to come together to connect with themselves, each other, Mother Earth and the Great Spirit.

When the dominator energy came to town: the real IOC

The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics: Good for the city? Good for business? How?

Lovena Galyide's backyard garden

Lovena Galyide in her first-year garden.

Vancouverites connect with Mother Earth ferry first

Vancouverites leave town for their secret island getaways. They travel to their preferred islands for many unique reasons: retreat experiences at Rivendell and Xenia on Bowen Island, the Salt Spring

W2 connects with world in GloNet/Future Everything Conference

The Globally Networked Event (GloNet)at the W2 Storyeum focused on open data and social inclusion, spanning five time zones with live and virtual speakers who created a dialogue between Vancouver, C