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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
Jul 15th, 2010
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
Jul 12th, 2010
Oh Canada! Canada Day
Canada Day 2010 saw Vancouverites doing what we love to do: coming together to play and celebrate being a community.
Jul 1st, 2010
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...
Jul 1st, 2010
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.
Jun 22nd, 2010
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.
Jun 19th, 2010
When the dominator energy came to town: the real IOC
The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics: Good for the city? Good for business? How?
Jun 10th, 2010
Lovena Galyide's backyard garden
Lovena Galyide in her first-year garden.
May 28th, 2010
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
May 25th, 2010
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
May 13th, 2010