Ontario residents would be wise to find out how the Energy East Pipeline is going to affect us. If we want any changes made, now is the time to make our suggestions, before the pipeline is approved.
The Ontario Energy Board will be holding public consultations in March and April to assess Ontario's position, and will present their conclusions to the National Energy Board, who ultimately must give their approval for the pipeline to proceed.
Free admission, your chance to begin the gardening season with many heirloom seeds, garden products and free presentations.
To inform the public about the issues surrounding peak oil, climate change and our environment with fun and interesting presentations and workshops.
Contact person: Sarah Mackenzie
Email and Phone: sarah [at] hollyhockgrange [dot] ca - 613-284-0578
The Lanark Eco-Village project aims to build a domestic ecosystem capable of providing its residents with comfortable dwelling and a perpetual food supply, without an ongoing need for fossil fuels. The settlement will be dedicated to helping others do the same.
Contact person: Mike Nickerson
Email and phone: sustain5 [at] web [dot] ca - (613) 482-1208
This projects aims at creating an online newspaper written and updated by the community. The goal is to fill a need in the community for greater coverage of local news and opinion. This is an attempt at citizen journalism for the Perth and District area.
Contact person: Sébastien Bacharach
Email: sebastien [at] sebastienbacharach [dot] com
Please join us for another gathering of Transitioners. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, February 4, at McMartin House, 125 Gore Street (at Harvey), starting at 6:30 p.m.and running until 9 p.m. Signs will be posted directing you to the room we're in.
We will hear about what the wide array of groups have been up to. Here are some samples of the kind of groups that are forming: Community Art & Labyrinth Project, Bike Co-op, The Giving Harvest, Water Bottle Refill Stations, Edible Gardens and much more.