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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! CHRISTMAS Christmas Countdown Strange or silly as some of these customs might seem, I’d rather have my calendar structured around cultural traditions than around corporate budget forecasts. I don’t care how much retailers are worried about fourth-quarter […]

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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 Learning Grace from a ‘Homeboy’ “What’s his story? He looks so tough, but he’s always talking about God and being blessed.” “He’s one of Father Greg’s Homeboys,” my husband answered. “Homeboys?” I asked, not following. “Yes, […]

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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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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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Mountain Landscape

Burnaby Mountain and the Practice of Satya


by Andy Sinclair Yoga, for me, is a path into spirituality. When I first began to study it, I learned about the eight limbs, or branches, of ashtanga yoga. That was interesting. However, I mostly wanted to learn about the third limb, asana – the postures. I loved being effortful and physical and it was […]

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A Free and Fair Election


by Jim Sinclair I don’t write to the Conservative Member of Parliament for our riding often. But with the government’s unseemly rush to push the Fair Elections Act through Parliament I felt compelled to lay out these facts for him.   Jay Aspin, MP Nipissing-Temiskaming Dear Jay: As Parliament resumes today, I wanted to offer […]

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The End of Obedience


by Donna Sinclair I was raised, in the 1940s, to be polite. I was a good child, obedient for the most part, and well-mannered. When I tested raising my voice a bit in the late 1950s, my peers suggested I might want to stop being so loud or I would never get a boyfriend. I […]

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