Go meatless one day a week

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina Going vegetarian, at least one day each week, is becoming the “green” thing to do worldwide. In Israel, upscale restaurants promote … Read more

The Vancouver Island Diet

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot I feel incredibly inspired and encouraged by all the efforts of Vancouver Islanders to increase local food security … Read more

No ego, no anxiety

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young If you want to reach a state of bliss, then go beyond your ego and the internal dialogue. – Deepak Chopra Increasing … Read more

Green filmmakers see red

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead The 16-day Vancouver International Film Festival gets underway on October 1. If previous years are anything to go by, … Read more

Climate change wish list

EARTHFUTURE by Guy Dauncey Back in June, I invited Common Groundreaders to send me their best ideas on how to tackle global warming. You responded and … Read more

A new economic paradigm

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola I’ve heard economists boast that their discipline is based on a fundamental human impulse: selfishness. They claim … Read more

A right understanding of matters

WRITING ON THE WALL by Henry E. McCandless Canadian citizens accepted thousands of preventable deaths and wrecked lives from contaminated blood in the 1980s, and … Read more