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Worth a Second Look – Food Safety Part III

I love to cook. But, there are occasions when my husband and I appreciate the chance to relax and enjoy a meal prepared by someone else, and spend a bit of time together. A recent meal out which left us with food poisoning, made me wonder what standards restaurant owners must follow to keep the… Read more »

Allergic to Colour: The North American Bias!

What colour are your home’s walls? White, by any chance? If they are, fear not, you’re not alone. When Larry and I got to the point where we could become homeowners I started watching the idiot box for decorating shows. First, they’re fun. Second, they have a bunch of neat ideas for free. Third, I… Read more »

Canadian Fed Watch!

The Canada We Want – The Undergraduates We Don’t Every new session of parliament begins with a Speech from the Throne that our government uses to make a set of promises about what they hope to do while in office. In this session’s speech, titled The Canada We Want, we see that the government has… Read more »

From My Perspective – Tool Concert

“Think for yourself. Question authority, strive to be different and unique, never repeat things other people say” Maynard James Keenan, (from Timothy Leary) Tonight I did not attend the Tool concert in Edmonton. But I might as well have done so, since it completely occupied my whole evening. Tool; for the uninitiated; is a heavy… Read more »

Monarchy and Politics – Strange Bedfellows

This week Queen Elizabeth visits Canada and, as always, her arrival brings controversy. It is a controversy that will not go away. Every year more Canadians question if Canada still needs an official monarch, and royal visits will always bring this argument to the fore. It is a reasonable question. For decades, the official function… Read more »

A Bug In Your Ear: The Good Things

I recently had an opportunity to do a good thing and go out with my significant other and a large number of other well-meaning souls and pick potatoes for the Food Bank. I love the idea of doing good things, and I enjoy the warm fuzzy aftermath of having done a good thing. I enjoy… Read more »

REVERSING KANANASKIS FAILURE SHOULD BE MAIN GOAL OF G8 DEVELOPMENT MEETING IN WINDSOR … published October 2, 2002

When G8 development cooperation ministers meet later this week in Windsor they can go a long way towards reversing the failure of the recent Kananaskis meeting by making good on Prime Minister Jean Chrétien’s proposal to set aside significant aid dollars for African development. Africa “‘s development was the main G8 agenda item when world… Read more »

In Our Own Voices. Published October 2, 2002

Oct. 7, 7:00 p.m. @ the Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre INFOLINE: 496-7046 (admission is free) Looking for inspiration about your hometown to lift your spirits in early October? The Edmonton Public Library invites you to Edmonton: In Our Own Voices on Monday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. in the Theatre of the Stanley A…. Read more »

STRENGTHENING Volunteer Boards. October 2, 2002

Contributed By The Community Networks Group Date: Saturday, October 5, 2002 Time: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Place: Grant MacEwan College, City Centre Campus, Room 5-305 Registration Fee: $15.00 INFOLINE: 497-5616 As a board member of a non-profit organization, have you ever wondered: What are my legal and ethical responsibilities? What role do I play… Read more »

The KAIROS REGIONAL GATHERING 2002. Pleasantview Bible Camp, Lloydminster, Alberta (Canada). Contributed By The Community Networks Group

October 4-6, 2002 We invite you to join us at a regional KAIROS meeting in the fall of 2002. We are bringing people together who share common values and vision for strengthening regional ecumenical justice networks. The meetings will include opportunities for networking with others from a different church or faith community, people who share… Read more »