Compassionate Choices

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina If slaughterhouses had glass walls, everyone would be a vegetarian. – Sir Paul McCartney It baffles me that so many ‘animal … Read more

Preserving your tomatoes

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot Warning: this article will make your mouth water. Every year, I tell myself to cut down on the … Read more

Moving on

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young Sometimes, there are people in our lives with whom we have painful connections. It might be a parent, whom we hold … Read more

Burma documented by VJs

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead A highlight of last month’s Vancouver International Film Festival was the potent little documentary Burma VJ ( The good news for … Read more

Copenhagen climate conference

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki with Faisal Moola Developed countries including Canada and the US have benefited tremendously from fossil-fuel exploitation. Resources like oil, gas … Read more

Charter for Compassion

The Charter seeks to change the conversation so that compassion becomes a key word in public and private discourse, making it clear that any ideology … Read more