Salmon Fish Native American Art

The Salmon People

by Thomas King • Excerpted from chapter nine – “As Long as the Grass is Green” – of The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King (Doubleday … Read more

child reading a book

Open a book

Welcome to a new section in Common Ground by Bruce Mason • You’re in good company. What you are doing right now – reading – … Read more

Burning trash is a waste of energy

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki • Many urban areas have built or are considering building waste-incineration facilities to generate energy. At first glance, it seems … Read more

Be true to yourself

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • Care about what other people think and you will always be their prisoner. – Lao Tzu Young children tend … Read more

Saving ourselves

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • How does humanity deal with the threat of annihilation of itself and the biosphere? Three documentaries at the … Read more

Your primary purpose

A NEW EARTH by Eckhart Tolle • To read Eckhart Tolle’s latest column, please see the current print edition of Common Ground. For copyright reasons, … Read more

The future of farming

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • Recently, while driving in my Smart car, I heard the following on CBC radio: “In 10 years … Read more

Bonnie’s bone bonanza

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • Bonnie was thinking about going vegan. Of all the dietary choices she had considered over the years, this … Read more

STAR WISE: October 2013

by Mac McLaughlin • Aries | Taurus | Gemini | Cancer | Leo | Virgo | Libra Scorpio | Sagitarius | Capricorn | Aquarius | … Read more

Yes, you can sing!

WHERE IT BEGAN by Lynn McGown • It all began on a small swing set on the banks of Lac St Louis just outside of … Read more