Green Prosperity: From the Global Consumer Society to the Networked reMaker Society

By Katie Kish, Stephen Quilley and Jason Hawreliak This article describes a Metcalf-funded research project investigating Maker culture as the basis for a relocalized, community-based green economy. (Green Prosperity and the (Re)Maker Society: Integrating the low growth economy with community self-development, artisanal skills and enhanced cultural participation (Metcalf Foundation, $38,000)…

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David Suzuki’s Blue Dot Tour

Canadians enjoy freedom of expression, equal protection from discrimination and the right to life, liberty and security under the Charter of Rights and Freedoms. They do not, however, have the right to drink clean water, breathe clean air or simply live on clean land. The right to a healthy environment…

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