Transition Town Port Alberni first gathering!

7:57:30 PM: We’re talking about what Transition Towns is… 8:01:23 PM: Went through the Transition Primer and the Principles in the Transition Handbook (www.transitiontowns.org) 8:07:27 PM: the global problem is just too much to consider… 8:07:42 PM: have to act locally because that’s the only change we can make anyway 8:07:59 PM: you can be […]

The NDP should Axe the Tobacco Tax.

Yes, they should. It adds $37 to a carton of cigarettes. Canadians have pumped $138 Billion into government coffers since Louis St. Laurent levied the first tobacco tax in 1950. And where has that gotten us? Censorship. Certain companies can’t advertise in certain places… or at all? Discrimination. Folks, stuck outside, 5 metres from everything, […]

Peak Oil and Gas biting hard in Alberta – Have-Not soon.

While both the Liberals and Conservatives in Parliament talk up the potential of the Tar Sands to keep votes in Alberta… the reality on the ground is starting to really hurt the revenues of Canadas’ richest province. As far back as August last year, at the apex of the oil price shock, there have been […]