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The true sense of your being is within you, your truth

By |2017-05-28T12:50:58-07:00August 30th, 2015|Categories: What's Happening Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A guide speaks about gender identity Gender change has very much been in the public eye lately. Olympic decathlete Bruce Jenner recently underwent a major transformation to become a woman and is now known as Caitlyn. My question today is: What advice can you give to people struggling with their current gender who may be [...]

How the death of Cecil the Lion teaches and heals us

By |2017-05-28T12:51:10-07:00August 6th, 2015|Categories: What's Happening Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

How does it make you feel, how will it affect your choices? My question is about Cecil the lion. The death of Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe has us all speaking about trophy hunting this morning. We were discussing how we need to pay attention to hunting in our own backyard. In Canada we currently [...]

A conversation with Anne Frank and how we can learn from the Holocaust to stop the cycle of fear in the physical world

By |2017-05-28T12:51:10-07:00August 4th, 2015|Categories: What's Happening Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The anniversary of Anne Frank’s last diary entry is coming up in August. I recently read a book We All Wore Stars about memoirs of some of her classmates’ experiences in WWII. The University of Victoria is hosting a Global Connections conference this September that will investigate the extent to which holocaust education can be [...]

A guide speaks about the missing or murdered Native women in Canada

By |2017-05-28T12:51:10-07:00August 1st, 2015|Categories: What's Happening Now|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Last year the RCMP released a high profile report that found 1,181 native women killed or missing in Canada between 1980 and 2012. There’s a call for a national inquiry to discern the causes of the tragedy. The first nations people have suffered in Canada for so long since colonialism. They’ve suffered a traumatic history [...]