Tag Archives: Port Alberni

Coal Trains still coming back to Vancouver Island?

Certainly looks like it. A few months ago there were some articles online about a company looking to get the rights to and then mine coal near Courtney here on Vancouver Island. It caused quite a stir, particularly in the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Trudeau era Minister helps bring Alternative Energy to Ucluelet BC

Very cool Alternative Energy news out of Ucluelet and the Alberni Valley Times today. With an interesting link to a long past era. The Pacific Coastal Wave plan is to build a demonstration project which will generate up to four … Continue reading

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In response to David Schreck on BC-STV

A letter opposing BC-STV appeared yesterday in the Parksville Qualicum News. It was written by David Schreck, secretary-treasurer of the No BC-STV Campaign Society. Full Disclosure: I have joined the Pro STV campaign as a volunteer in the Alberni-Qualicum riding. … Continue reading

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Our little town, Port Alberni, is at the forefront of this Transition

After todays Public Forum on Climate Change and Sustainability, I really do think that Port Alberni is at the leading edge of what *really* needs to happen on the way forward. The simple fact that 3 out of our current … Continue reading

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