Joan Baez

Artist, activist, catalyst by Bruce Mason • To hear the gentle, but energetic, “Hi, this is Joan Baez” over the phone is to be jarred … Read more

The $1,000-pill heist

You’ve got hepatitis C, now you’re my hostage DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • The people’s briefing note on prescription drugs A friend of mine … Read more

Eco friendly homes

Healthy and Earth-conscious • With so much focus on creating a more eco-friendly living environment, more and more homeowners building a new home are considering … Read more

The off-key song of creation

by Geoff Olson • In a scene from the 1999 film, The Matrix, a mysterious figure in shades confronts the main character, Neo. “You’ve felt … Read more

Ben West

Every Time the Wind Blows… READ IT by Bruce Mason   • “Now what?” That’s the question people have been asking since the Harper government’s … Read more

Pipeline approval defies democracy

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki • There was little doubt the federal government would approve the Enbridge Northern Gateway pipeline project, regardless of public opposition … Read more

Rites of passage

FILMS WORTH WATCHING by Robert Alstead • Last month, Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave his approval for Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline. After years of government hard-sell … Read more

After infidelity

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young • Only those who trust can find love and happiness.  And only those who love, can be betrayed. – Unknown … Read more