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Ketones for health

Ketones for health

Feb 1, 2015

Good fats make a fabulous comeback by Chris Gursche • My interest in ketones was stoked by the positive results people with Alzheimer’s were achieving by combining coconut oil and medium chain triglycerides (MCT) oil. My father had come up with a formula and was selling it, but he couldn’t say how it worked. Dr. Mary Newport, author of Alzheimer’s...

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...

Seedy Saturday at VanDusen

Seedy Saturday at VanDusen

Feb 1, 2015

by Suzette Meyers Curtain photo by Stan Shebs • “It all started here, in the Floral Hall, over 20 years ago. That was 1990 and the very first Seedy Saturday in Canada took place in this very room.” That’s one of the many interesting things Master Gardeners learned about the history of seed saving in Canada from uber-seed-saver Dan Jason during his talk...

BC’s cleantech industries cleaning up in more ways than one

BC’s cleantech industries cleaning up in more ways than one

Feb 1, 2015

by Bruce Mason • While still under the radar of our senior governments and corporate media, the world is awash in cleantech. From San Francisco to Singapore to Surrey, cleantech expos and forums have sprung up, offering snapshots of an evolving global tapestry of innovation. At one time, an Internet search for cleantech would turn up local janitorial and...

This game of life

This game of life

Feb 1, 2015

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat. – Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man Games involve challenges, be they sports, board games, card games, video games or televised survivor games. We enjoy the challenges and often try to improve our skills so we can...

Building a neo-liberal Canada

Building a neo-liberal Canada

Feb 1, 2015

READ IT by Bruce Mason • It rules the world, but do you know what “neoliberalism” really means? While rarely defined, often confused, misused and glossed over, understanding the term is basic to human interaction in the 21st century and the key to unlocking a different country and world. After 40 years of tracking neoliberalism’s global rise, Donald...

Winter festivals beat the blues

Winter festivals beat the blues

Feb 1, 2015

MUSIC RISING by Bruce Mason Winter festivals, like winter gardens, can flourish here on the west coast and, to put it mildly, they’re quite unlike other winter celebrations throughout the rest of Canada. Two of the best-known and much-loved local varieties – Winterruption and Festival du Bois – have grown steadily over the years and having reached maturity...

The Great Shift Forward

The Great Shift Forward

Jan 1, 2015

the quiet transportation revolution by J-M Toriel • 2015 is the year to release addiction to oil and embrace a low carbon life. The world is on the cusp of a renewable energy revolution and Canadians are participating. The 10,000th electric car is about to be purchased in Canada this month. Despite the recent elimination of a $5,000 rebate for electric powered...

Reach for better health and well being

Reach for better health and well being

Jan 1, 2015

ON PURPOSE Peter Ormesher • The idea to create an initiative to support women started years ago on the dance floor of a Nairobi nightclub. Friends of mine were telling me stories about how their female friends were dying of AIDS after their boyfriends or husbands brought home the HIV virus. Years later, that observation led to a project in the Philippines we...