Seminar on Electropollution: 7pm May 27 at Choices - 3248 King George Boulevard, Surrey, BC 604-541-3902

Instruments Beyond Borders

Instruments Beyond Borders

May 1, 2015

MUSIC RISING by Bruce Mason Warning! This story may be addictive and you’ll be hooked into wanting much more. Symptoms include clapping, shouting, dancing and jumping for joy. Frantically searching for unused musical instruments in dark corners. Craving and purchasing a ticket to one of the most satisfying evenings of your life. Feeling as turned on as when...

Overprescribing common among elderly

Overprescribing common among elderly

May 1, 2015

Some healthcare professionals see this as a serious problem DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • If you plan on getting old, or are looking after someone who is old, you need to be ready for one stark reality of medical care in the elderly: it involves a lot of drugs. Anyone who looks after senior citizens says the same thing: any new ache, pain or concern often...

Feds ready to ram through Bill C-51

Feds ready to ram through Bill C-51

May 1, 2015

Independent Media by David Christopher Over 200,000 Canadians have united to Reject Fear and Stop Bill C-51, but will the government listen? It’s rare in Canadian politics to see intense public interest in government legislative proposals, let alone to see Canadians take to the streets in the tens of thousands to protest a piece of legislation by...

China’s pollution a toxic lesson to all

China’s pollution a toxic lesson to all

May 1, 2015

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki Beijing’s 21-million residents live in a toxic fog of particulate matter, ozone, sulphur dioxide, mercury, cadmium, lead and other contaminants, mainly caused by factories and coal burning. Schools and workplaces regularly shut down when pollution exceeds hazardous levels. People have exchanged paper and cotton masks for...

Playground politics in the workplace

Playground politics in the workplace

May 1, 2015

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young Every situation – even a disaster – is an opportunity to be your best. – Rosalene Glickman, PhD How often do you hear yourself or others grumbling about the workplace? Indeed, it is very common. Ideally, the workplace should be a more mature environment than the schoolyard, but if we really...

Food for environmentalists

Food for environmentalists

May 1, 2015

Nutrispeak by Vesanto Melina Do you champion wise usage of water resources, clean oceans and a reduction in greenhouse gases? A newly released book by a BC author demonstrates exactly how your dietary choices can support your values. In The Restore-Our-Planet Diet: Food Choices, Our Environment, and Our Health (www.restoreourplanetdiet.com), Dr....

Star Wise

Star Wise

May 1, 2015

by Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | Pisces • What are we going to do when the big one hits? No, not the earthquake; we know that will happen someday and we have no say in the matter. I’m talking about the big oil spill that is inevitable, foreseeable and preventable....

Informed consent

Informed consent

Apr 1, 2015

Take the ‘Kingdom of Alanastan’ statins quiz DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • If you haven’t heard the term “informed consent” before, it’s time you did. This term implies that anytime a medical treatment is offered to you, it must be explained in sufficient detail – as to its possible benefits and harms – so you can make a fully informed...

It’s time to end the grizzly trophy hunt

It’s time to end the grizzly trophy hunt

Apr 1, 2015

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki • The spring grizzly kill starts April 1 and extends for several weeks, followed by a second fall season. By year’s end, several hundred will have died at the hands of humans, close to 90% shot by trophy hunters, many of them foreign licence holders as the BC government plans to enact new regulations to allow hunters from...

Finding your purpose

Finding your purpose

Apr 1, 2015

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • If you can’t figure out your purpose, figure out your passion, for your passion will lead you right to your purpose. – Bishop T.D. Jakes My clients sometimes tell me they are struggling to find their purpose in life and wonder what it is they are ‘supposed’ to be doing. It is as though the right answer is hidden...