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Conscious Parenting

What is “parenting”? The familiar definitions usually center around “the rearing of children”, or “discipline employed to guide behaviour”. To back this up, there is an... 



Spirituality as a Crutch

It’s all good… we are all one… everything is as it should be…. My partner and I were invited for dinner by an old acquaintance of his. Upon arrival we found that... 



The SPP, Deep Integration and Corporate Control – The Agenda Continues

The Security and Prosperity Partnership (SPP) between Canada, the United States and Mexico is officially dead but the project of deep integration between the three countries continues,... 



Who Controls You?

If you are anything like me, you have heard of good books to read, movies to watch, events to attend and the like, but don’t get to all of them.    I’ll never forget reading an... 



Urgent National Debate Needed on Harper Trade Deal

  In the middle of a period of prorogation, when parliament is not sitting, the Harper government has sprung a sweeping new trade deal on Canadians. The agreement the Harper government... 



An Olympic Analogy: The Hypocratic Games

We are all hypocrites. I would like to say that almost all of us are hypocrites, but I’ve yet to meet an exception to the rule, save for those most unfortunate among us: those so... 



Freecycle: Release That Clutter

Soon after the winter season many of us start to get that urge to spring clean, I sure do. It’s when the sun starts to peek through the window that I then notice a little winter dust... 



The Nature of Responsibility

What is the nature of our responsibility to others? One aspect of codependency is taking too much responsibility for the other; not respecting the boundary that separates us as individuals.... 



International Women’s Day – March 8th

International Women’s Day has been observed since in the early 1900’s, a time of great expansion and turbulence in the industrialized world that saw booming population growth and... 



Deconstructing Dinner: Halifax Awaits a World-Class Farmers’ Market

The Oldest Farmers’ Market In North America Prepares For An Exciting Move At 259 years old, the Halifax Farmers’ Market is the longest-running farmers market in North America.   ... 



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