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Acupuncture & Body Care Clinic – A Natural Solution

What could knee pain, conjunctivitis, tennis elbow and depression have in common? How about migraine, insomnia, sciatica and anxiety? These are physical and somatic conditions commonly... 



What Do We Truly Value?

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Your actions speak so loudly, I can’t hear what you’re saying.” A frequent topic of conversation amongst us as human beings is what we value... 



Maude Barlow and the Global Water Crisis

"The global water crisis is the greatest ecological and humanrights crisis of our time,” says Maude Barlow, the chairperson of the Council of Canadians. Barlow is the author... 



Getting Vocal About Local

In 2005 two Vancouverites, Alisa Smith, and J.B. MacKinnon, decided to eat nothing but local food for one year. The experiment was initially documented in a series, and published online... 



Crisis? It’s Time to Re-examine How We Live Our Lives

A Crisis may occur on a personal or societal level. It may be a traumatic or stressful change in a person’s life, or an unstable and dangerous social situation; a political, social,... 



BC First Nations Spirit Pole

The Cowichan 2008 North American Indigenous Games in Duncan, scheduled for August 3 – 10, was going to be special. With BC150 celebrating 150 years of cultural diversity and achievement... 



Modern Society and It’s Costs

I give thanks daily for my many blessings, including all the benefits that I derive from living in a technologically advanced society. Yet, there are costs (not always evident) that... 



Straw Homes

Construction is booming on the Island, and energy demands are increasing. While we lounge in our monster-sized, energy-sucking homes, more than 50 percent of the world’s population... 



The Golden Years: Caring for Your Aging Dog

Feeling less frisky? Hard of hearing? Getting a little grey? I mean your dog, of course, but Calgary veterinarian Dan Schlesinger says there’s no reason to believe that the... 



Seniorpreneurs – Part 2

When You Can’t See the Forest for the Trees – cont. ‘Boomers’ leaving their primary career behind for whatever reason and embarking on a new business is having a significant... 



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