Keep Your Power

I believe one of the motivators behind the recent Occupy movement is the growing sense of frustration about the increasing financial inequalities in our society. Similar frustrations are evident elsewhere. The sense of powerlessness over: the fact that “smart meters” are being installed in our homes, the HST being forced upon us, low barrier housing […]

Fullness of Heart

This morning I was awake quite a bit earlier than my usual 6-ish a.m. return from dreamland. After an hour of resting my eyes I decided I might as well get up, have a shower and continue the exercise of clearing the backlog of emails that I launched into yesterday. I was puzzled by my […]

Rumors Abound Despite Water Testing at Compassion Farm

MEDIA RELEASE: Sept. 28, 2011, Lantzville, BC The situation in Lantzville that has polarized four council members and one neighbour against a local small-plot vegetable farm run by Dirk Becker and Nicole Shaw has taken a turn after one year. Despite water testing by the Vancouver Island Health Authority and an investigation by the Ministry […]