The rebellion of the tools

Techno-Darwinism, cyber addiction and natural play by Geoff Olson I like to play indoors better ‘cause that’s where all the electric outlets are. – A … Read more

Saying yes to change

by Joan Borysenko and Gordon Dveirin Sometimes you get guidance that you don’t understand until much later. My husband Gordon and I woke up one … Read more

Healthier pill popping

  DRUG BUST Alan Cassels SURELY OUR economic calamity couldn’t have any positive health effects, could it? As people lose their jobs and watch their … Read more


THIRTY SOMETHING by Ishi Dinim I’M HAVING trouble these days; sure, life is great here in paradise, yet I’m struggling with what to do next. … Read more

Big media bad for journalism

INDEPENDENT MEDIA by Steve Anderson IN THE QUARTER ending November 30, 2008, media giant Canwest reported a $33M loss with an overwhelming $3.7 billion debt. … Read more

Veggies for vitality

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina AT LAST we can celebrate spring and spend more time in BC’s beautiful outdoors. Here are some simple and/or collaborative meals … Read more

Fate of the world’s seeds

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot IN THESE uncertain times, with global food security under threat from climate change, do you ever wonder who … Read more

From suffering to peace

THE POWER OF NOW by Eckhart Tolle I READ about a stoic philosopher in ancient Greece who, when told that his son had died in an … Read more

Cultural exchange

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead The Necessities of Life (Ce Qu’il Faut Pour Vivre) is a fish-out-of-water drama about an Inuit hunter forced by illness … Read more

A time of wonders

EARTHFUTURE by Guy Dauncey THIS IS a time of wonders. That statement may seem totally counter-intuitive and blind to the enormous troubles ahead, but I … Read more