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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! LIFESTYLE The 20 Happiest Countries on the planet WIth global interest in using well-being as a way to look at the quality of human development, the first World Happiness Report was published in support of the 2012 […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! FAITH The Holland I never knew A first-generation Dutch Canadian wrestles with her religious history in the land of her ancestors…Read Full Article From UCObserver BUSINESS Is It Time to Write Off Checks? Remember checks? You know, […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SOCIAL Man problems It’s not easy to be male these days. It’s even tougher to talk about it…Read Full Article From UCOBSERVER RELIGION Leading like Lydia Do women plant churches differently than men? Emily Scott, pastor of […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ECONOMICS Thinking of early retirement? Is it a smart idea to wrap things up early? The reality is that some couples who decide to do this land up in a cash-crunch…Read Full Article From msn SPIRITUALITY Interlove […]

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Farmer and Dog

What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! SUSTAINABILITY If There Are No New Farmers, Who Will Grow Our Food? Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here’s why: There’s only one […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ECONOMICS Looks Like The Cauliflower Price Crisis Is Over Canada’s food-price crunch may not be over yet, but at least cauliflower fans can breathe a sigh of relief.…Read Full Article From Huffington Post Canada CHURCH ‘Everyone is […]

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What We Read This Week


Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week! ENVIRONMENT Welcome to Planet Plastic A new study warns that Earth will be buried by increasing layers of plastic waste due to human activity…Read Full Article From treehugger HEALTH Women Are Better At Expressing Emotions, Right? Why […]

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Ecotopias and Big Dreaming


 by Susan McCaslin This posting originally appeared on the Cascadia Poetry Festival’s website. “You may say I’m a dreamer but I’m not the only one I hope someday you’ll join us and the world will be as one.” – John Lennon from “Imagine” The Cascadia Poetry Festival in Nanaimo, British Columbia (April 30-May 3, 2015) […]

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The Dissenting Churches of Canada


by Donna Sinclair Dietrich Bonhoeffer has been on my mind these days. I think of him with every newscast. Bonhoeffer is the icon of Germany’s Confessing Church, that small band of dissenting German Christians who stood against Hitler. They were imprisoned and often died for their courage. I deeply admire the courage of some Canadian […]

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Opinion: Who would Jesus discriminate against?


 by Susan McCaslin This posting originally appeared on The Vancouver Sun’s website at http://www.vancouversun.com. There has been much recent public debate about whether provincial law societies should recognize proposed law degrees issued by Trinity Western University, a private evangelical institution in Langley.The issue revolves around what I see asTWU’s clearly discriminatory “community covenant,” which students […]

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