Monthly Archives: February 2014

THE WINTER OLYMPICS: IS SPORT TAKING OVER FROM RELIGION? Part 1

By Jim Harding It’s easy to become mesmerized by the well-honed abilities shown at the Olympics. After intense daily coverage the exceptional performance of youthful athletes from around the globe works its magic; even the skeptics find something to be … Continue reading

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TAR-SANDS AND FRACKING: TWIN THREATS TO SASKATCHEWAN’S WATERS Part 2

Public concerns about toxic tar-sand and volatile Bakken oil have escalated with recent railway accidents and pipeline leaks and fires. The horrendous death of fourty-seven people going about their daily lives in Lac-Megantic, Quebec has scorched the dangers of oil … Continue reading

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