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1 Energy East -- Approach with Caution Adrian Larose 135
2 Update on Neonicotinoid Ban Michelle McConnell 134
3 To Bee or Not to Bee Ole Hendrickson 7
4 West End Food Coop Opens PERC 115
5 Smart Economics for a Sustainable Future Ole Hendrickson 32
6 Naturalists Club Promotes Science and Nature PERC 22
7 Sustainability in an Eco-village Francella Fiallos 107
8 Wind Power for the Community Francella Fiallos 108
9 Energy East -- A Present Danger David Mills 190
10 Biodome Garden Promotes Food Sustainability Denise Deby 473
11 Eco Leadership for Teens Hilary Samuel 94
12 Media Imperialism: Divide and Rule Ryan Moore 99
13 Gardening For Butterflies Denise Deby 137
14 Nuclear Guardianship Skye Faris 239
15 Protecting the Information Commons Adrian Larose 2090
 
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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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