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Last week I told you about something coming Saturday, March 28th: the Earth Hour Super-Drive, where you can donate food or clothing and sell your electronic junk to the Barrie Green Party behind 110 Dunlop St. W. between 10 A...
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Bring up Food Security and the discussion will vary depending on who’s in the room. One participant might express concerns that access to healthy food is becoming more difficult for many. Healthy food choices are harder to id...
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An old joke begins “The second-happiest day of a man’s life is when he buys a boat,” begging the question “What’s the happiest day?” The answer: the day he sells his boat! Lucky for me, Marty said "Yes" I felt like that o...
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Your first chance this year to vote Green - don't miss it!
2015 brings big changes on the local political front. With 30 new electoral districts (ridings) being added across the country to elect 30 more Members of Parliament, 15 of them in Ontario, boundaries which have not changed f...
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I am Charlie Hebdo Je suis Charlie. I write this today as live news covers the deadly attack on the Paris office of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, with 12 killed for their political coverage, including an editor and sev...
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The Canadian Senate is colloquially known as the “chamber of sober second thought”. The implication is that partisan and flighty Members of Parliament in the House of Commons, facing election every 4 years or less, may pass u...
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Earth Hour is coming up again, and with it, Barrie’s own Earth Hour Super-Drive, hosted by the local Green Party. So for the 6th year running, it’s time to let us lend a hand with your spring cleaning, as you clear out all th...
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Supplying electricity to a province as large and diverse as Ontario is a complex undertaking, enough that one can always find some detail to “prove” a predetermined attitude, or so it seems. A case in point is the electricity...
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(Se il vous plaît profiter de ma première blog bilingue , traduit en français par l'intermédiaire de mon ami Nicholas Lescarbeau, de l'original ici - Please enjoy my first-ever bilingual blog, translated to French through the...
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Stephen Harper needs to disclose which individuals or companies put millions of dollars into his leadership bids. 
Please send your letter now calling on Prime Minister Harper to come clean, finally, about who paid off his campaigns that put him into power! And please Share this page with everyone you know. You have the right to know who paid off Stephen Harper's campaign costs.
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Recently I spoke at an interfaith luncheon themed “Confronting Oppression” on behalf of Elizabeth May, who was at a climate conference in Lima, Peru, trying to save all of Creation from our collective sins against Nature. I h...
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  • University of Waterloo
    Math & Anthropology, 1989 - 1995
  • Centre Dufferin District High School
    1984 - 1989
  • Centennial Highlands Elementary School
    1978 - 1984
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Come Clean PM Harper | Democracy Watch
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Please send your letter now calling on Prime Minister Harper to come clean, finally, about who paid off his campaigns that put him into powe

Confronting oppression begins at home
www.erichthegreen.ca

Recently I spoke at an interfaith luncheon themed “Confronting Oppression” on behalf of Elizabeth May, who was at a climate conference in Li

Board planned Barrie Central’s demise years ago
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LETTER - In 2000, my granddaughter, Jennifer, graduated from Portage View Public School.

Rebel Without a Cosmos
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The Second City boldly journeys to hilarious new dimensions in the famed comedy troupe's Fall 2014 Mainstage Revue, Rebel Without a Cosmos.

Staking the moral high ground – why the Green Party exists | Green Party...
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What follows is my original piece rebutting the National Post editorial. The NP editors requested cuts and changes which I accepted. Still,

Make the Fair Elections Act Actually Fair | Democracy Watch
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The federal Conservatives have proposed a new “Fair Elections Act” (Bill C-23). The problem is the bill will make federal elections more unf

Fair Municipal Elections in Ontario - Leadnow
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Tell your MPP to vote YES for municipal electoral reform this Thursday!

The Green Party's Budget Quiz | Green Party of Canada
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"I will not entertain the traditional 'laundry list' of new spending or subsidy programs typically sent from the opposition – lists sent wit

Stop The Pipeline - Petition | Green Party of Canada
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On December 19, 2013, the National Energy Board's Joint Review Panel for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Project released a report claiming th

CPR For Canadian Democracy | Green Party of Canada
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Leaders of Canadian political parties have far too much power over individual MPs. This power allows them to “whip” MPs to vote the party li

Send a letter to the Ethics Committee | Green Party of Canada
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On Tuesday the Access to Information, Privacy and Ethics committee will be the final committee to vote on the PMO directed motion to strip i

Going post-carbon: just do it, already!
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Last week I wrote of the simple math compelling us to transition from our current, carbon-based lifestyle to a carbon-free economy, as soon

Networking and Giving to Gain are the green way to grow your business
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Thriving enterprise is crucial to sustainable local economies, but smaller businesses face marketing challenges. They can’t afford the expen

We need YOU to come and save some trees!
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It is vital for a city to have sufficient tree coverage for healthy air, water, wildlife, and people. That’s why Gwen Petreman of Living Gre

Energy ire valid but misdirected
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People are rightly upset about energy and its costs and risks. Sadly, though, a lot of misinformation keeps circulating, with people pointin

Need for retiring carbon as simple as 1 2 3
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I saw two films recently that unexpectedly fit together: “Jurassic Park 3D” and “Do the Math”. Do the Math, by 350.org, boils the climate cr

Stop the Senate cover-up
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Why would Nigel Wright give Mike Duffy $90,000? We deserve to know if they are covering-up the way they use our money for their partisan gai

The challenge for today's youth: Share or Die
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Non-fiction can be depressing, reading of political malfeasance, economic injustice, and environmental catastrophe. But recently I received

Nuke billions dwarf gas-plant millions
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Ontario politics is presenting us with lots of storm and fury over money wasted on energy boondoggles, without much accountability, consiste