Archive for September, 2011

Local Re-conomy Celebration a Success

Well, with six events over three days, it was a marathon, but we made it through! For those of you unable to make it, here’s what happened: Friday evening Meet & Greet We had two display tables for this, from Powell River Sustainability Stakeholders and Vancouver Island University (as well as our regular TTPR display), […]

September 26, 2011 · ttpr · No Comments
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What to Bring to the Really Really Free Market

The most important thing to bring is yourself whether you bring anything else or not. We need you to take away the great stuff, eat the food, applaud the performers, pick up the community information, and get involved. So what else can you bring along with yourself? The most obvious thing is “stuff”… anything you […]

September 12, 2011 · ttpr · No Comments
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What Could a Local Currency do for Powell River?

by Barry Bookout There are many models for local or community currencies, but all of them are intended to solve a single problem — how to make a local economy stronger, more resilient, and less affected by external investment, income, and influence. While national, debt-based currencies are based on a model of scarcity, the best […]

September 7, 2011 · ttpr · No Comments
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