- Everything you always wanted to know about LETS
... but didn't know who to ask.
This is the information
James Taris shared with LETS groups all over the world on his international
LETS tours between 2002-2004.
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Queen Elizabeth II (1952)
Paul Martin (2003)
3,851,788 sq mi
(9,976,140 sq km)
(mid-2005 est.): 32,805,041.
Average annual rate of natural increase: 0.4%;
birth rate: 11.2/1000;
infant mortality rate: 5.0/1000;
density per sq mi: 8
cities (1996 census; metropolitan areas):
French (both official)
British Isles origin 40%,
French origin 27%,
other European 20%,
indigenous Indian and Inuit 1.5%,
other, mostly Asian 11.5%
Roman Catholic 46%,
United Church 16%,
A land of vast distances and rich natural resources, Canada became a
self-governing dominion in 1867 while retaining ties to the British
crown. Economically and technologically the nation has developed in
parallel with the US, its neighbor to the south across an unfortified
border. Its paramount political problem continues to be the relationship
of the province of Quebec, with its French-speaking residents and unique
culture, to the remainder of the country.
second-largest country in world (after Russia); strategic location between
Russia and US via north polar route; approximately 85% of the population
is concentrated within 300 km of the US/Canada border.
(Comox Valley, B.C., Canada)
Landsman Community Services Ltd.
1600 Embleton Crescent Courtenay, B.C. Canada V9N 6N8
phone: +1 250 338 0213
email: email@example.com ???
The first LETSystem has been operating since 1983.
designed and developed in 1982 by Michael Linton.
the original system is dormant, soon to be revived. However, there is
a community way program using smart cards with about 25 businesses some
of which are retailers.
(British Columbia, Canada)
Contact person: Lori Heath
43 Queen Street South, Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1V8
Secretary/Treasurer - Lorne WHITE
what you need without spending hard earned cash.
Contact LETSNiagara to learn how.
Exchange Community Association
(serves city of Peterborough, and surrounding county of Peterborough,
phone (705) 749-3910 (message centre)
phone (705) 742-5950
use Green Dollars ($Gr) which are on par with Canadian dollars and have
just switched to a new data-base called T-LETS, which is Access-based
and available from The MadNetter c/o K-W Barterworks.
Peterborough LETS in Peterborough, Ontario, Canada, is located in a
city of about 76,000. Peterborough is located about 1.5 hrs north east
of Toronto, Ontario. Founded in 1994, The Peterborough LETS Exchange
now has its' directory on the internet. Our current membership consists
of over 70 members.
Nova Scotia ...
North Shore communities
Contact: Rob Assels
for the Bankers
(Michael Linton and Ernie Yacoub)
Open moneys are virtual, personal and free. Any community, network,
business can create their own free money simply by providing a set of
accounts through which members can record their trades ...
We now have free online software so that
anybody anywhere can use community currencies (cc) as easily as online
banking and as simply as creating, managing and using an egroup at yahoo.
The community way programme provides a self-financing strategy for connecting
businesses and organizations in a fundraising process for starting cc
....community way slideshow
(Louis Even Salvation Island)
(in English, French, Spanish, Italian, German, Portugese, Polish)
of Local Currencies
Town LETS Bank
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email address as shown on homepage.
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