Category Archives: environment

Radiation: Maclean’s 1956

I was looking through an old Maclean’s magazine from December 8, 1956.  This article seemed very apropos considering Japan’s situation right now, and the current discussion in Canada of building another nuclear power plant. Turning the pages of a magazine … Continue reading

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The Owl: Our Relationship with Nature

I have a picture of an owl that my best friend painted for me.  It stands sentinel over my work area at home.  For me it is a symbol of wisdom, patience and a love of knowledge.  I have always … Continue reading

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The ‘ick bin’-tales of an environmentally concerned Citizen

I have often been declared a radical by my partner.  He doesn’t understand my motivation to recycle.    Often I will see him trying to throw away something I would put into the recycling box, only to be grabbed by me, … Continue reading

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