Monthly Archives: April 2010


Nettles to Earth Day

It’s been a busy busy week! Seven days ago, I started off up a murky old Malahat to spend the day taking tickets at lovely Fairburn Farm, home of Vancouver Island’s famous herd of water buffalo, where Mara Jernigan and … Continue reading


How it went in Parliament: C-311 & C-474 passed!

Well. The outcome of yesterday’s votes on bill C-474: proposed Seeds Regulation Act and bill C-311: Climate Change Accountability Act were both excellent, from a citizen’s point of view: for C-474 the vote passed 153 to 134, and C-311 passed … Continue reading


Water water water

For those who haven’t turned off the tap on bottled water, here’s the always entertaining Annie Leonard to show us the craziness: [youtube=]

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Letters to write before Wednesday

Hope all who wish and should and can have written to their MPs to invite their support for the vote on Bill C-474, the Seeds Regulation Act, coming up this Wednesday, April 14. As you may know, there’s another urgent … Continue reading

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Voyage to Vancouver

A Vancouver weekend long in the planning looks like it’s going to get a tiny bit longer, since my car gave up the ghost in the centre lane of a busy North Van street last night. I was on my … Continue reading

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