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Music fest phenom

from the far-out to the far away MUSIC RISING by Bruce Mason   • Festival season’s in full bloom, booming across borders, despite a faltering, … Read more

Dubious drug plans

The lesson of Liptruzet DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • The people’s briefing note on prescription drugs If you receive private benefits through your employment … Read more

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Wild Salmon Warrior news

Five Conditions for tar sands oil and salmon farming in BC by Adam S. Sealey • On May 15, BC awoke from its media-pundits-pollster-drugged dream … Read more

Poisoning the Golden Mile

text and photo by Cherlynne Sweet • Oliver, BC, is called the wine capital of Canada. Many orchards have been replaced by vineyards and from … Read more

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This island Earth

by Geoff Olson   • More of a tourist than a traveller, I’m standing on an outcropping of volcanic rock in the Caribbean, scratching away … Read more

Bean leaves and bedbugs

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki • A couple of recent findings show we have a lot to learn from our forebears – and nature – … Read more

The best of Hot Docs

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • Rather than viewing films from in front of the screen, I spent last month mostly behind the camera. … Read more

Banish negative thinking

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • If you realized how powerful your thoughts are, you would never think a negative thought. – Peace Pilgrim It … Read more