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Why I am Opposed to LNG in Squamish

Why I am Opposed to LNG in Squamish

  “The more we exploit nature, the more our options are reduced, until we have only one: to fight for survival.” (Morris Udall) “What is the good of having a nice house without a decent planet to put it on?” (Thoreau) “We won’t have a society if we destroy the environment.” (Margaret Mead)   Squamish is currently wrestling with the difficult moral, economic and environmental questions...

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Squamish Politics – Round Two

Squamish Politics – Round Two

“It is the duty of every citizen according to his best capacities to give validity to his convictions in political affairs.” (Albert Einstein)   “Be the change you wish to see in the world.” (Ghandi)  “We do not act rightly because we have virture or excellence, but rather we have those because we have acted rightly” (Aristotle)   Here we are facing another municipal election in Squamish and once again there...

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How NOT To Use Social Media – Cliffside Pub Squamish, BC

How NOT To Use Social Media – Cliffside Pub Squamish, BC

“Censorship reflects a society’s lack of confidence in itself. It’s the hallmark of an authoritarian regime.” (Potter Stewart) “All censorships exist to prevent anyone from challenging current conceptions and existing institutions. All progress is initiated by challenging current conceptions, and executed by supplanting existing institutions. Consequently, the first condition of progress is the removal of...

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When Contractors Exceed Expectations – On-Side Restorations

When Contractors Exceed Expectations – On-Side Restorations

  “The reward of a thing well done is having done it.” (Ralph Waldo Emerson) “The secret of joy in work is contained in one word – excellence. To know how to do something well is to enjoy it.” (Pearl S. Buck) We owners here at Marina Estates have had to deal with our fair-share of negligent strata councils, incompetent property management, building envelop repairs, huge levies and a great deal of...

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A Night on “Spirit Rock” – The Stawamus Chief

A Night on “Spirit Rock” – The Stawamus Chief

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.”  (John Muir) “One does not climb to attain enlightenment, rather one climbs because he is enlightened.” (Zen Master Futomaki) “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” (John Muir)   One of the assignments for a course in my graduate program in transpersonal psychology was to complete a...

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Squamish Arts Community – Building a Better Squamish

Squamish Arts Community – Building a Better Squamish

  “A good leader is a person who takes a little more than his share of the blame and a little less than his share of the credit.” (John C. Maxwell) “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” (Martin Luther King, Jr) Ever since the Squamish Chief published the story “Four resign from SAC board”, the writing was on the...

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