episode 17

Air date: April 27, 2021

Title: Call-in Show with Ben and Tyler

Guests: City of Nanaimo Councilors Ben Gselebracht and Tyler Brown (who is also chair of the Regional District of Nanaimo council)

Description: This is our 2nd monthly virtual town hall call-in show with Ben and Tyler. They give us an update on their resolution to city council regarding old growth forests, share news from the City and RDN, and answer questions from attendees.


Link to RDN’s Plan to be a Carbon Neutral Corporation by 2032: https://rdn-pub.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=16835 and https://rdn-pub.escribemeetings.com/filestream.ashx?DocumentId=16836

Link to information about logging in the Cable Bay Trail area: http://savecablebaytrail.com/

Link to petition to oppose logging in Cable Bay Trail area: https://www.change.org/p/regional-district-of-nanaimo-preserve-the-cable-bay-trail-area-and-expand-the-park-boundaries-d9d6be68-86e6-4723-890f-d5047c3162b4

Link to website for Unbuilders (deconstruction company): https://unbuilders.com/

Link to Mid-Island Electric Vehicle Association website: http://www.islandev.org/

Link to interview with Kate Raworth, founder of Doughnut Economics: will be posted when available.