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1 Energy East -- Approach with Caution Adrian Larose 349
2 Update on Neonicotinoid Ban Michelle McConnell 305
3 To Bee or Not to Bee Ole Hendrickson 88
4 West End Food Coop Opens PERC 290
5 Healthier Transportation for Everyone Francella Fiallos 42
6 Want to Live Sustainably? Try Permaculture Michelle McConnell 43
7 Smart Economics for a Sustainable Future Ole Hendrickson 65
8 Naturalists Club Promotes Science and Nature PERC 61
9 Sustainability in an Eco-village Francella Fiallos 236
10 Wind Power for the Community Francella Fiallos 243
11 Energy East -- A Present Danger David Mills 231
12 Biodome Garden Promotes Food Sustainability Denise Deby 644
13 Eco Leadership for Teens Hilary Samuel 124
14 Media Imperialism: Divide and Rule Ryan Moore 142
15 Gardening For Butterflies Denise Deby 183
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In this issue..

West End Food Coop Opens


by Francella Fiallos


Six years of preparation, $1.6 million in costs, and over 60 volunteers have led to the launch of the West End Well, a new food cooperative in Ottawa's Hintonburg neighbourhood.

Part grocery, cafe, meeting space, lending library, and theatre, the West End Well hopes to become a new hub for social justice and sustainability advocates in the city. The coop opened its doors in late July. Around 235 people have already joined the coop.


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