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 В· ttpr В· 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 В· ttpr В· No Comments
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