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Resistance to Arctic drilling worth remembering

Resistance to Arctic drilling worth remembering

Nov 4, 2016

I’m standing between Shell and the Arctic – join me by Audrey Siegl • In June of 2015, First Nations artist and activist Audrey Siegl stood on a small boat, bravely confronting Shell’s 300-foot-tall Arctic drilling platform in Canadian waters off the coast of British Columbia on its way to the Alaskan Arctic. This is her message on why she took a stand...

Let’s mark Canada’s 150th birthday by establishing a Department of Peace

Let’s mark Canada’s 150th birthday by establishing a Department of Peace

Nov 3, 2016

by Canadian Peace Initiative • Canada has a proud history of peacekeeping. Now, more than ever, we need Canada to take leadership and open the road to peace for the rest of the world. The call is out to establish a Department of Peace on our 150th birthday. We have the opportunity to bring a beacon of light to the fragile state of our planet, racked by war,...

Toad People World Premiere

Toad People World Premiere

Nov 3, 2016

Presented by the Wilderness Committee www.wildernesscommittee.org • Wednesday, November 30, 6:30-9PM At SFU Woodward’s, 149 W. Hastings St., Vancouver Tickets $10 – order at toadpeople.brownpapertickets.com   What does it take to save a species? A film about hope, community and the struggle to save species at risk in BC. We are thrilled to...

Choose to be positive

Choose to be positive

Nov 2, 2016

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young   • With all its sham, drudgery and broken dreams, it is still a beautiful world. – Max Ehrmann, Desiderata. Do you know anyone who seems always to be negative? Has anyone said this about you? Negativity is caused by our perception. Perception means what we perceive, what we see. It is the lens through which we see...

When pain is invisble

When pain is invisble

Oct 6, 2016

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • I have worked with many clients who suffer from chronic physical pain, as well as those who have post traumatic stress. For these people, physical or emotional pain can be constant, and from the outside they may look perfectly normal. A person wearing a cast or recovering from surgery is treated with compassion and...

STAR WISE – October 2016

STAR WISE – October 2016

Oct 6, 2016

by Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces Everyone’s holding his or her collective breath as we approach the fateful November US election date. November 8 tells the tale. I’ve gone on about Trump’s chart – especially in the April 2016 issue – but it might be...

The power of one – saying no to salmon farms

The power of one – saying no to salmon farms

Oct 6, 2016

They have said “No” for almost 30 years to the salmon farms using their territories. But somehow, Canada, BC and the Norwegian/Japanese salmon farmers decided to ignore them. So today, one third of the BC salmon farming industry has made themselves at home in Musgamagw Dzawada’enuxw territory. This industry is disrupting the web of life throughout this...

More at VIFF

More at VIFF

Oct 6, 2016

mesmerizing and unconventional by Robert Alstead • Koneline: Our Land Beautiful, by local filmmaker Nettie Wild, takes a fresh, even-handed approach to a heated subject: resource development in BC’s Northwest wilderness. The hereditary land of the Tahltan First Nation has been dubbed the “Serengeti of the North.” Now, the land is being opened up to...

Subvert junk food marketing

Subvert junk food marketing

Sep 1, 2016

Eat real food by Dr. Mercola • Food marketing expenditures are quite telling. In 2009, a whopping $1.7 billion was spent on unhealthy food marketing to kids, compared to a mere $280 million spent on healthy food ads. Kids aren’t even safe from predatory marketing at school. In 2009, companies spent $149 million marketing soda and other sugary drinks in...

Science and intuition

by Doreen Virtue and Robert Reeves   • At one time, intuition was considered an old wives’ tale. Today, researchers have solid scientific foundations for the process of intuition. Dozens of studies support the value of intuition in decision making and finding creative solutions to problems. A recent study stated that medical doctors can achieve better...