Spirit


Weaker organic standards

ON THE GARDEN PATH by Carolyn Herriot • I suppose it was predictable that, once the ‘corporate giants’ got their hands on the organic food sector, the Canadian Food Inspection…

Vegetarian diplomacy

NUTRISPEAK by Vesanto Melina MS, RD • The central concept here can be adapted for a great many scenarios. Consider this: One person’s focus may be kindness to children. Another…

An open letter

The talks on the possible Port Hardy/Bella Coola ferry closure are disturbing to us, to say the least. We are heavily invested in tourism here in the Chilcotin and we…

Kids and antidepressants

Out of this world Pediatricians’ perspective on kids and antidepressants DRUG BUST by Alan Cassels • The people’s briefing note on prescription drugs It’s the dawn of a new year…

GMO Bites

from the Canadian Biotechnology Action Network • We are reporting some incredibly important developments from around the world, including the Canadian government’s new Agriculture Omnibus Bill. The news below exposes…