Category Archives: Environment

Bike racks at 6PM. Foot/bike bridge and Nanaimo foot ferry at 7PM

Just a quick note that if you are in support of more bike and pedestrian friendly infrastructure in our City today might be a good day to head to City Hall. At 6PM there will be an official public hearing … Continue reading

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From 1995 – The effects of greenhouse gases on the biosphere of Canada

The following is an essay I wrote for Biology 150 at UVic in my first year in 1995.  I only recently rediscovered this essay when I was going through some old digital files on a very old Atari ST computer … Continue reading

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Getting Rail back into Port Alberni and reforming the ICF

If you have read any of my letters to the papers over the last few years you would know I see reactivating the railway as a key way to grow our economy, limit city expenses, and provide new opportunities for … Continue reading

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I will be at Char’s! And.. No way to run a council

First: Please come down and say hi at Char’s Landing! I will be at all of her open houses Thursdays and Sundays until the election. I will be there around 5:30 tonight as soon as I get back from work. … Continue reading

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Common Goals with Alberni First – But Fiercely Independent.

If you are reading this post then you no doubt already know that Port Alberni’s Municipal politics scene got a bit of a shakeup last week with the announcement of a new Electoral Association calling itself Alberni First. James Edwards, … Continue reading

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