Politics

Our oceans need help

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki • It’s been 20 years since Canada’s East Coast cod fishery collapsed and we still have no recovery target or timeline for rebuilding populations. That’s…

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…

Money, meaning & mayhem

A memorable book about money sparks memories of an in-flight conversation by Geoff Olson • Back in 1998, I was sitting on a plane at Heathrow airport, thumbing through a…