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Sharing the Fire – Uncivilisation Gathering on Vancouver Island Aug 2015

by Kim Goldberg May 14, 2015 When: August 28-30, 2015 Where: Thistledown Farm, 2869 Cedar Road, Nanaimo, BC V9X 1K3 What: A creative think-tank of writers and artists Accommodation: Mostly tenting Cost: $60 (US or Canadian funds) – includes basic … Continue reading

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Remembering David Weston

David J. Weston, April 15, 1935–August 10, 2014, Nanaimo, BC by Kim Goldberg August 22, 2014 Longtime social activist and political philosopher David J. Weston passed away earlier this month, on August 10, 2014, at the age of 79. His … Continue reading

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Photos: March Against Monsanto – Nanaimo

By Kim Goldberg Here are my Nanaimo photos from today’s worldwide  March Against Monsanto (October 12, 2013). Local marchers arrived at Maffeo Sutton Park on Nanaimo’s waterfront at 2:00 pm where various speakers presented information on the risks of food made … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo – The Dog Show Must Go On

The 30 tents of Occupy Nanaimo, now in its 15th day, went behind barricades this morning to accommodate Trick-or-Treaters and a costume contest for dogs in the front end of the Diana Krall Plaza. The occupiers agreed to temporarily relocate … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo To Be Caged!

NEWS FLASH: Occupy Nanaimo is scheduled to be fenced in tomorrow morning (Saturday) at the back-end of Diana Krall Plaza where the encampment has been temporarily relocated at the request of downtown businesses who are staging a Trick-or-Treat event for … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo: Day 3 – Porta-potties!

The porta-potties have arrived! Occupy Nanaimo now has two porta-potties provided by the City. News Flash: More tents are urgently needed! Eight people are there right now without a tent for the night. The camp is growing daily. There were … Continue reading

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Occupy Nanaimo: Day 2 – The Week Ahead

I was just down at the Occupy Nanaimo encampent at the Diana Krall Plaza downtown beside the public library. Numbers are growing and more tents are going up. There were about 30 people down there at 5:30 pm playing music, … Continue reading

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