Want to increase civility and feel happier, delete Facebook.

(This letter was inspired by this Editorial in the AV News October 25, 2022) Dear Editor, and Port Alberni We have a problem. Facebook, and the way its algorithms, groups and interface manipulate us subconsciously to react and enflame, has ripped the heart out of this so-called Community with a Heart. An article published in …

City of Port Alberni Elections – By the Numbers since 1993

An Exciting Night If you needed any proof that every vote is critical, you only need to look at the result from last night’s municipal election in the City of Port Alberni. Thanks to archives of the Alberni Valley Times and on the City of Port Alberni website, I was able to to find numbers …

Saving CO2 on a Cross Country EV Journey

Table of Contents Corrections: I have made a number of corrections and refines as I have walked through the associated spreadsheet. This is current to Aug 26, 2022. Prologue – The (forced) EV JourneyA Carbon Conundrum en Espa├▒olThree Things that Worked, and Didn’tThe Stats – Counting Carbon, Kilowatt Hours, and KilometresTakeaways from the #EVCrossCanada ExperienceThe …