February observed in Canada as Black History Month
Thursday February 27, 2014
As he studied for his Canadian citizenship test, Kofi Dickson says he came to discover and appreciate many contributions made by Canadians. They are things that everybody should know about Canada, which is similar to how Dickson, a native of Ghana, views Black History Month.
Collaborative ale an example of ‘community at its core’
Tuesday February 25, 2014
It all started when two brewers went out to pick hops from a garden just south of Calgary and a picture was posted on Village Brewery’s Facebook page sharing the plan to brew beer from the plants. People started commenting on the post, sending emails and asking how they could get involved.
Calgarian wonders if people could take sustainability to task more often
Monday February 24, 2014
Sustainability can often be perceived as something outward — something that happens or could be happening more at an industry level. But how much are we thinking about sustainability in our personal lives, asks Calgary resident Amanda Mitchell.
‘I’m so proud of her and I just want her to be proud of where she came from’
Friday February 21, 2014
In her early 20s, Rhonda Larrabee set out to fill in some gaps about her family that always felt mysterious to her. Although she believed what she was told about her Chinese-French heritage, she sensed there was more to the story.
Conversations in the Netherlands, Belgium dig into Generative Journalism possibilities
Tuesday February 18, 2014
The economic and social transition afoot in the world calls for a narrative capacity that will accelerate and bloom its possibilities. This is the premise of several gatherings taking place in the Netherlands and Belgium over the next couple of weeks with Peter Pula of Axiom News.
Winnipeg hosting professionals and practitioners from around the world
Wednesday February 12, 2014
A change in consciousness that shifts winter from a barrier to a setting where active transportation flourishes naturally is Anders Swanson’s biggest hope for the Second International Winter Cycling Congress.
U.K. family links father’s health turnaround to green smoothie diet, positivity, synchronicity
Friday February 7, 2014
Philip and Normala Merry received the news at their Singapore home in December that Philip’s 90-year-old father was dying and they’d better return to the U.K. if they wanted to see him alive. But less than three months later, the funeral has yet to happen and Philip’s father, Sam Merry, is displaying a vitality he hasn’t in years.