Justin Blanchfield: CSI at Arbutus Global Middle School( 2013)

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Part of Community School Interviews Series: Sustainability in 2013 ‘Public education needs reforms to engage those “special” students who are destined to be the next Steve Jobs (if properly engaged). I love being part of the change.’ – Justin Blanchfield.

Red boots – good buy for so many reasons

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Inexpensive, made in Canada, recyclable, dry

Open to a Conversation: important skill

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A UVic lab assistant’s views on the importance of practicing conversation on campus.

A teacher found a life-shifting opportunity

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Carrie from Arbutus Global Middle School shares how she became involved in Community School Interviews. Approached by her principal, after a bit of research she described it as ‘an opportunity she couldn’t pass up.’ The process, the time with her

Phil Rouget: Marine Biologist at CSI

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Philippe Rouget presently works as a senior marine biologist for Golder Associates, an international environmental consulting firm, specializing in marine mammals and underwater sound. Most of his work at Golder focuses on protecting marine mammals from human/ industrial activities (offshore

Elizabeth May: Global Middle school interview 2013

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Candid, respectful responses to great questions from grade 7 classes.. An environmental activist since her teens, Elizabeth May left her position as Executive Director of the Sierra Club of Canada to run successfully for leader of the Green Party of

Co-op housing as a land-trust

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A Victoria based co-op is granted permission to become a land trust. Shared at the Village Building forum. For more clips on Community Land Trusts

Majora Carter: Sustainability from the Community Up

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Talk given at Resilient Cities (2009) about smart growth.

Ingredients’ success: Capturing people’s attention

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Success tips shared after their first great year of running an organic, bulk food store.

Location.. starts with a belief

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One of the owners of Victoria’s Ingredients on how they overcame traditional mores about traditional views of what makes a great location for an organic food store.