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Nurturing Spirituality in Our Children

Nurturing Spirituality in Our Children

Children are amazing! It’s easy to see them expressing imagination, curiosity, innocence, spontaneity, thoughtfulness, honesty, and unconditional love.
True friends run stairs, while you do weighted burpees...

True friends run stairs, while you do weighted burpees...

"What keeps you motivated?" And, my answer is a myriad of things...but most recently, it's been my gym peeps.
Les Leyne: Liberals must negotiate with teachers

Les Leyne: Liberals must negotiate with teachers

Shortly after the B.C. Supreme Court ordered the government to restore the terms of the 2002 teachers’ contract, the education ministry canvassed the districts. Justice Susan Griffin had just handed the B.C. Teachers’ Federation a big victory.
Geoff Johnson: Kids watch our actions more than our words

Geoff Johnson: Kids watch our actions more than our words

Colleague Shannon Corregan’s column last week about talking with and counselling kids about booze and drugs provoked, I hope, some serious thinking among parents, politicians, even teachers.
Photos of food served on trains in Britain

Photos of food served on trains in Britain

Most of the meals here were served on East Coast trains running between London and Edinburgh. They were served in first class and were included in the ticket price.
E-edition offers a well of untapped reader opinion

E-edition offers a well of untapped reader opinion

First there was the letter to the editor. Then came the online comment. The latter is great source of reader interaction, both with the newspaper and other readers. It can be a vibrant exchange of ideas on issues raised through our stories.
Comment: Winding up B.C. Ferry Corp. is no solution

Comment: Winding up B.C. Ferry Corp. is no solution

The recent B.C. Ferries cuts announced by the minister of transportation are unpopular, and to say that some of the affected communities are upset might be an understatement.
David Bly: What if government controlled the weather?

David Bly: What if government controlled the weather?

While the rest of the country was digging out of deep snow and shivering in temperatures that freeze your nostrils shut, some of us on the Island were whinging about how cold it has been this winter.
Iain Hunter: Prehistoric Alley Oop makes comeback

Iain Hunter: Prehistoric Alley Oop makes comeback

Some scientists say that there has been no biological change in human beings for 40,000 or 50,000 years.
Photos of food served on a Canadian train

Photos of food served on a Canadian train

Food served on Via Rail's Vancouver to Toronto train, The Canadian, during a trip in January.