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Choosing a healthy heart

Choosing a healthy heart

A proactive way forward for health The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation released a video this year asking us to think about the choices we make that affect our health – in particular our heart health.
The oracle Delfine speaks...

The oracle Delfine speaks...

She is wise beyond her years, she is well-read and highly educated, she is a beautiful soul, a blonde bombshell, she's bilingual, blithesome...and she's one of my very best friends.
Geoff Johnson: Don’t let small-‘p’ politics derail education

Geoff Johnson: Don’t let small-‘p’ politics derail education

The kerfuffle that has divided members of the Greater Victoria School Board is not about whether there should be Wi-Fi in elementary schools.
Les Leyne: More hopes pinned on liquefied natural gas prospects

Les Leyne: More hopes pinned on liquefied natural gas prospects

Premier Christy Clark made two more moves Monday to tie B.C.’s future — and hers as well — to liquefied natural gas.
"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking" - Friedrich Nietzsche. Let's hope, eh?

"All truly great thoughts are conceived by walking" - Friedrich Nietzsche. Let's hope, eh?

Of all the different exercises that I have tried in the last 5 weeks, it's entirely ironic that the one that I am most challenged with is...wait for it...walking. Me and my ankularly challenged friends in NOLA.
The search for cycletopia

The search for cycletopia

I spend most of my transportation time biking, walking or riding the bus around town, so I end up thinking a lot about how those things could be improved.
Week 5 - Can someone pass the Kleenex please?

Week 5 - Can someone pass the Kleenex please?

Well another week down - this has been another trying one! Sorry for the lateness of last week's update - it has been a busy week.
Comment: Province says it’s committed to funding CLBC

Comment: Province says it’s committed to funding CLBC

I want to assure everyone in the community-living sector that our government is fully committed to improving supports for people with developmental disabilities and their families.
Iain Hunter: What will we leave our grandchildren?

Iain Hunter: What will we leave our grandchildren?

Imagine a person of my advanced generation taking a child by the hand to a promontory, waving at the prospect before them and declaring stentoriously: “One day all this will be yours.” Now imagine the child’s reply.
Margret Kopala: Senate could become a ‘House of Provinces’

Margret Kopala: Senate could become a ‘House of Provinces’

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is painted into a corner on Senate reform.