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 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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Local Re-conomy Celebration weekend in September

TTPR has a full weekend event coming up in September, focused on Local Economy topics. That includes traditional and alternative views of economic development, localisation, businesses, money, time-banks, barter and sharing, the “gift economy”, and your own personal household economy.  Here’s the draft schedule, which is still subject to minor time changes: Fri Sep 16th […]

August 2, 2011 · TTPR · One Comment
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Home movie: the “Crash Course” Tues March 8th

Our next home movie night will feature the 45 minute “short version” of Chris Martenson’s Crash Course – an explanation of how the economy works (and doesn’t work) from a very Transition-esque perspective. He presents everything in a very clear, factual, easy-to-understand way. We’ll also have DVD’s available of the full (3 hour plus) “Crash […]

February 27, 2011 · TTPR · No Comments
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