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Emma Watson

Emma Watson

Mar 1, 2015

HeForShe UN campaign to end gender inequality an invitation from UN Goodwill Ambassador Emma Watson • Last fall, British actor Emma Watson launched the United Nations campaign, HeForShe, a solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in support of the other half of humanity for the benefit of all. The HeForShe initiative...

Solar Impulse first plane to fly without fuel

Solar Impulse first plane to fly without fuel

Mar 1, 2015

by Bruce Mason • As you read this, one of the greatest adventures in the 21st century, if not in human history, is unfolding: a flight around the world, powered only by the sun. The objective is to attract the world and focus attention on preserving our planet and sustaining and improving our quality of life. It is intended to motivate global society – you...

Spring into year-round food production

Spring into year-round food production

Mar 1, 2015

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • Seed selection: To answer the question, “What shall I grow?” ask yourself what you and your family like to eat most. Plants adapt to cultural conditions so organic seeds grow best for organic gardeners and regional seeds have an edge over seeds grown in other climates because these plants have adapted to local...

Lynne Quarmby

Lynne Quarmby

Mar 1, 2015

One scientist Harper can’t muzzle runs for Parliament by Bruce Mason • “Make It Happen,” the theme for International Women’s Day on March 8, is something Lynne Quarmby has long embraced and embodied. To honour her achievements and progress, Common Ground shares some of Lynne’s thoughts following her recent, rapid, high-profile, but highly...

Healthy love relationships

Healthy love relationships

Mar 1, 2015

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • I want to be in a relationship where you telling me you love me is just a ceremonious validation of what you already show me. – Steve Maraboli We have always heard the Inuit have at least 50 different words for “snow.” We really need at least that many words for love because it is hard to understand what someone...

STAR WISE: March 2015

STAR WISE: March 2015

Mar 1, 2015

by Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces The spring equinox takes place on March 20 at 3:45 PM Pacific Daylight Savings Time (PDST). It is an auspicious astrological event and many cultures in ancient times used the spring equinox chart as their cosmic indicator as to how...

Women and antidepressants

Women and antidepressants

Feb 1, 2015

Caution: addiction ahead DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • Why are so many women taking antidepressants and what does this say about one of medicine’s biggest questions? It’s a problem that’s been growing for decades and shows very few signs of improving. Let’s strip this issue down to a few bare essentials. Q: So what is the problem? A: For some reason,...

If you loved me…

If you loved me…

Feb 1, 2015

by Claire Maisonneuve • “If you loved me, you would agree with me and you would want what I want and think like I do.” That’s what many of the distressed couples I see in my practice equate with love. These couples tell me they feel connected, loved and supported when they have minimal differences between them, when there is no disagreement and when...

Qigong for mind, body & spirit health

Qigong for mind, body & spirit health

Feb 1, 2015

Qigong for mind, body & spirit health There are three threads constant to all forms of Qigong: breath, posture and mind (intent) • by Shauna Mullinix • The healing art of Qigong has been practised in China throughout many millennia. Like all practices of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Qigong places the harmony of Qi at the centre of well-being, health...

The war on understanding cancer

The war on understanding cancer

Feb 1, 2015

Deceit and greed the hallmarks of a century-long sham by Geoff Olson • On a cold, grey day in December, I dropped into a North Shore hospice to visit a friend. As he reclined in a wheelchair in the common room, a violin quintet played holiday standards. I slid into a free chair between him and his father to take in the remainder of the performance. In a...