Archive for Green Government

Community Gardens

| September 26, 2010 | 0 Comments

Community gardens are parcels of land divided into small plots for local residents to grow their own flowers, fruit and vegetables. Community gardens owe their existence to the energy of residents. Vancouver residents may remember the debate in the late 1980’s over a section of community garden on Prior Street in Strathcona. When City Council […]

Earth Hour 2009

| March 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

VOTE EARTH is a global call to action for every individual, every business, and every community. A call to stand up and take control over the future of our planet. Over 74 countries and territories have pledged their support to VOTE EARTH during Earth Hour 2009, and this number is growing everyday. We all have […]

B.C.’s Revenue-neutral Carbon Tax

| July 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

According to Balanced Budget 2008, on July 1, 2008, subject to approval by the legislature, British Columbia, Canada,  will begin to phase in a fully revenue-neutral carbon tax with built-in protection for lower income British Columbians. The purpose of the carbon tax is to encourage individuals and businesses to make more environmentally responsible choices, reducing […]