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I was driving home and saw a car with the [...]

Nanaimo, British Columbia
via Ubuntu - Canada - Vancouver Island
I was driving home and saw a car with the Ubuntu logo, so I knew there must be a group on the Island. Yay, I found you! I have been following Michael Tellinger for the past year on
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There is an ubuntu village in Bolton Vermont. Maybe its them.
Thursday 2 February 2017, 09:19:50
Wait am I on the wrong Island? I am on Vancouver Island.
Thursday 2 February 2017, 15:45:25
Seize Today
I'm vancouver island too!
How do we get the logo.... I would love one on my car.
I hope we can all get together and do what needs to be done to make this happen everywhere.... but especially on Vancouver Island!
Who is to meet up either of line or for a beer/wine/Martini/tea/coffee?
I live in Youbou and can see Ubuntu happening here!!
Enjoying the journey
Let's seize Today!😊😊❤
Friday 3 February 2017, 01:32:58
Seize Today
Sorry autocorrect messed up my message so I see now.
Sorry all!
Friday 3 February 2017, 01:34:06
Seize Today
Who wants to meet up!
Friday 3 February 2017, 01:34:44
Malcolm R
That's me with the logo! I got it done at Signage:
Friday 3 February 2017, 15:57:48
Friday 3 February 2017, 16:01:16
Friday 3 February 2017, 16:14:23
Seize Today
thanks Malcolm I'd like to get one too!
Contributionism is the way of the future!
Saturday 4 February 2017, 17:27:40
I am in Nanaimo! Let's meet up. I would love to discuss Ubunto principles. I definitely want to be part of a community. Nobody on my street talks to each other; seriously sad. Let's wait till the snows melts, though.
Sunday 5 February 2017, 18:53:46
I am thinking of braving the elements and going to a Food Growing Course Information Session in Parksville today. It is at 1:00 pm at the Parksville Museum. I…
Sunday 5 February 2017, 19:10:37
Nope, not just started snowing again.
Sunday 5 February 2017, 19:46:18
Seize Today
Awesome.... I'm also taking a beekeeping course.... together we can all figure this out.
Snow gives us time to just be eh!
Human beings instead of human doers.
I wonder how many people on Vancouver Island want to get together.
I'm not on social media but could Skype......
Whatever works...
Let's do this together!
Contributionism is our future!
Tuesday 7 February 2017, 03:53:55
Deleted User
This is wonderful please keep us informed of your progress
Wednesday 8 February 2017, 09:25:12
Stephen Archibald
Very excited. Becoming a senior in 2020 I will see my income drop $450. It changes my life in an aggressive, materialistic, supply and demand location where rents have doubled in five years and houses have doubled TWICE in ten years. My $650 will be $1200 to $1500 easily!

Other rental options do not exist. Fewer as more people move here from Vancouver unable to afford the cost of living and feeling marginalized. I left in 2007.

17 years renting a two bedroom, west end apartment $750. Cheap because I renovated each room. I added a dishwasher. I rebuilt all the window ledges and replaced 13 broken windows. Slum to a beautiful place. I rebuilt the bathroom, floors and was evicted for renovations. They added only new appliances, owner stole my dishwasher from the suite for themselves and wanted $1800 rent. They got it. Overnight! 2 weeks of merely polishing floors and putting in appliances. I had fully repainted the entire suite 4 months before eviction. My rent was $600 when I started. Year to year my work kept rent increases to $10 to $15 to $20 a month, year to year.

So in 2022 when my savings are exhausted, my Gibsons home rental situation is in question for sustainability ... which is only $650, it may be too expensive with utilities, food, car and dog care. So affordability for a senior and still being able to live another 25 years in many ways, I love the Ubuntu village concept!

As an actor, director, playwright, retail sales clerk, renovations handyman, Chief Administration of a once impoverished but when I moved on thriving NPO, theatre company, I have a lot to offer and a lot of success.

I hope I have the opportunity to be part of a successful existing UBUNTU COMMUNITY in my years to come.
Sunday 10 September 2017, 21:10:55
Stephen Archibald
And I have always wanted to live on Vancouver Island.
Sunday 10 September 2017, 21:12:36
Tuesday 12 September 2017, 04:07:04
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