"A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.”

Henry D. Thoreau




Monthly Meeting 26 Jan 2012: Globalization

Dennis Hiebert, Professor of Sociology at Providence University College, delivered a presentation on Globalization.





For reading, Dennis suggests:

D. Stanley Eitzen and Maxine Baca Zinn, eds. 2012. Globalization: The Transformation of Social Worlds 3rd ed. Belmont, CA: Thomson Wadsworth.



Wilderness & Sustainable Living Skills

Laura Reeves and Dwayne Logan are hosting courses for Wilderness & Sustainable Living Skills in Southeastern Manitoba.  Laura is the naturalist at the Tall Grass Prairie Preserve and lives near Gardenton. Check here and here for more information on the Preserve. 

They are offerring a course on Urban Survival and Disaster Preparedness Saturday, October 20 in Winnipeg. More at http://www.psbotanicals.com/courses/urban-survival/




Monthly Meeting 24 Nov 2011: Simpler Living

Updated on Wednesday, November 30, 2011 at 5:44PM by Registered CommenterAdministrator

North America currently makes up  approximately 20% of the world's population, but uses 80% of the world's resources.  This runaway

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Monthly Meeting 27 Oct 2011: Steady State Economy

On October 27, a group of us met to hear James Johnston tell us about The Steady State Economy.  He is the director of Canadian Operations for the Center for the Advancement of Steady State Economics.  He has shared his PPT presentation with us, and it can be viewed here.

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