BARC & SPECIAL GUESTS

BARC Blog

Spring Comes to the Hamilton Harbour Watersheds
BY Hazel Breton
ON April 4, 2014
By March, the worst of the winter would be over. The snow would thaw, the rivers begin to run and the world would wake into itself again.   Not that year. Winter hung in there, like an invalid refusing to die. Day after grey day the ice stayed hard; the world remained unfriendly and cold. ― Neil Gaiman, Odd and the Frost Giants   The above quote pretty well sums up our situat...
CONTINUE READING ►
Canada Water Week
BY Kelly Pike
ON March 18, 2014
Get Involved in Canada Water Week! Aren’t we all anxiously awaiting warmer temperatures and the coming of spring? While I can’t guarantee you spring-like conditions any time soon, I can point you to some fun upcoming events to take your mind off the weather. Canada Water Week is March 17–23, annually celebrated across the country and coinciding with World Water Day. World W...
CONTINUE READING ►
In It To Win It
BY Scott Koblyk
ON February 27, 2014
Poverty, illiteracy, bigotry, bullying, cancer, drunk driving, childhood obesity, graffiti, internet trolls, Justin Bieber. So many problems, so little time. Where to begin? Like you, I want to leave the world better than I found it. Like you, my powers are limited – comically so in comparison to the problems that mean the most. Climate change scares the crap out of me. Rising political fund...
CONTINUE READING ►