Month: January 2020

Registration Open for the Young Women’s Ocean Literacy Camp

Are you a young woman enrolled in a secondary school in British Columbia between the age of 15 and 18 and are passionate about protecting our oceans? In partnership with Ocean Wise, the Tribune Bay Outdoor Education Centre and Navigate NIDES, Comox Valley Schools is excited to announce the 3rd annual Ocean Literacy and Leadership Camp will take place 12 to 16 July 2020. Participants will embark on a learning journey in leadership and put their new-found skills into action with an ocean conservation project

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Robbie Burns Fiddle Family Contra Dance At The Merville Hall

Och! On Saturday, January 25th, in praise of the ever hovering spirit of Robbie Burns, the Contra dance Fiddlejam Funtime Fiddlers will play for the dancing, prancing, bare legged, kilted Scotsmen (full of “haggis” and wee drams of liquid barley), who will be will be hooting it up about the Big Yellow Merville Hall hardwood floor.

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Anxiety about Climate Change: A lecture with John Betts

By now, any debate as to whether anthropogenic global warming (AGW) or climate change is real or not is over, but our feelings about these issues are far from resolved. We are increasingly anxious! For those experiencing denial, it is the anxiety of our core ideology being under attack. For those experiencing visceral awareness of these issues, it is the anxiety of feeling helpless in the face of a “climate apocalypse” potentially impacting us, but definitely impacting our children and grandchildren.

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Jacob Marley Returns

I want to start this week’s post with a story. It’s about a Christmas event but it is not about Christmas. It is about our children and grandchildren to whom we owe an inheritance of a healthy planet—an inheritance WE are failing miserably to provide.

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