Monthly Archives: May 2012

mike bell’s hope

‘My special area of interest—my passion in life—is to help build a conceptual and psychic bridge that links the traditional teachings and spirituality of aboriginal elders with the insights of the new science and cosmology. These insights are leading to … Continue reading

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not only in ottawa…

…but toronto, too. mike schreiner writes, ‘The McGuinty government is on the brink of undermining protections for provincial parks and muzzling the public’s right to participate in environmental decision making. The omnibus budget bill (Bill 55) proposes changes to 69 … Continue reading

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casseroling in midland

montreal simon writes, ‘As a guy who has one foot in each solitude, I know that the Québécois tend to be a little more exuberant than Canadians in the rest of the country. Especially when it comes to sex, or … Continue reading

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‘An Essential Conviction’

‘There can be no peacemaking or social work or anything else to improve our world unless we are convinced that the other is important. You are precious–you, not just “people, but you. And we have a call to make history–not … Continue reading

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what a day

what a day, and an evening, and now night… cycling, the life-affirming great work, and chloe’s coffeehouse at pss meanwhile, in quebec…

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‘The Quebec Students and the Occupy Movement’

by montreal simon— On my way home today I visited the park where Occupy Toronto once lived. And I could hardly recognize the place. The old gazebo where so many passionate speeches were made, and so many dreamed of a … Continue reading

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protest the blackmark budget bill–june 2

blackmark.leadnow.ca: ‘Since the Harper Conservatives announced their Omnibus Budget, more and more Canadians are rallying against a bill that would put a black mark on our democracy. Now, we’re writing to invite you to join a national day of action … Continue reading

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‘Accepting People’

‘Can we accept people with disabilities as they are? When we want to change people, we have power. We have generosity. We have goodness. But we create a cleavage when we want to do good things for people.’–Jean Vanier, Living … Continue reading

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some images du quebec

from http://montrealsimon.blogspot.ca/

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‘It starts in Quebec: Our revolution of love, hope and community’

By Ethan Cox, | May 27, 2012 ‘In almost every report on the social movement now sweeping Quebec, including my own, words like conflict, crisis and stand-off figure prominently. Anger is omnipresent. The anger of protesters, the anger of government, … Continue reading

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