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“The most natural food is fruit” – Anonymous. You may not realize it, but our city is full of farmers, and you may be one of them! The number one urban crop is fruit, particularly apples, and you’d be amazed by the amount of...
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Regular readers of this column will know that one of Barrie’s greatest good-news stories is FruitShare, the organization I helped found 3 years ago to rescue surplus fruit from the many apple, pear, plumb, and cherry trees gr...
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My family has a multi-generational relationship with newsprint. If you are reading this, you may have realized I write a (mostly) weekly column in our local daily paper-of-record, which I also post as a blog – usually the sam...
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The latest political scandal is high-priced political fundraisers held by Ontario’s premier Kathleen Wynne and her Liberal Party, where deep-pocketed investors and cash-flush companies pay thousands of dollars to spend an eve...
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They say to avoid discussing religion and politics. Well, I’m not afraid to write about politics, and now and then address religion, especially when they intersect. These days, religion seems very political, unfortunately fo...
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Perhaps you might find yourself in the comics section Nostalgia can be a powerful force, for good or for ill. Sometimes it can boost a new project, while other times it sucks up all the oxygen and stifles innovation. In toda...
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Pipelines will soon reach their vanishing point Despite last year’s Paris climate conference clearly demonstrating most nations are committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil fuels, some in Canada sti...
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As spring belatedly arrives, thoughts turn to the fruits of nature: vegetables from our gardens, berries from the bushes, the wonderful bounty growing all around us. But for many, access to fresh fruit and veggies is precario...
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Green legislation from other parties is never quite as good as promised. It’s great when governments finally do the right thing, yet frustrating when they try but screw it up. Over a decade of Green Party policy, I’ve seen m...
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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
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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 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