Seva eye screening clinic at a school in the Gulmi District of Nepal.

Seva Canada turns 30

Seva® Canada, an international eye care charity based in Vancouver, turns 30 this month. Since 1982, Seva Canada has restored sight and prevented blindness in … Read more

a big red heart-shaped pillow wrapped in a stethoscope

Educating doctors

DRUG BUST – The people’s briefing note on perscription drugs by Alan Cassels. A few years ago, I was invited to be the guest on an Ottawa radio talk show, the topic being something I was well familiar with, a book I co-wrote called Selling Sickness. The book explores how the pharmaceutical industry influences regulators, physicians and patients in order…

Beagle Freedom Success

Produced by The Beagle Freedom Project Jun 14, 2011 The Beagle Freedom Project’s second rescue of beagles who have lived their entire lives inside a … Read more

Social awakening

  Social awakening Occupy social consciousness by Chris Zaporoski   Common Ground publisher speaks at Occupy Vancouver October 15, 2011. Photo by Patrik Parkes. On … Read more

Wall Street conversation

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki I’m not the only one unhappy with economic systems based on constant growth and endlessly increasing exploitation of finite resources … Read more