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ENERGY AND CLIMATE CHANGE: Has Premier Wall Been Forward-Looking?

By Jim Harding This is the third in the pre-election series “Up Against the Wall” Premier Wall hasn’t had much to say since he returned from the climate change talks in Paris. He is standing out as the only premier … Continue reading

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TEN LOST YEARS WITH THE HARPER GOVERNMENT, Part 1

By Jim Harding It’s good that the Harper Conservatives dropped the term “Progressive”. It’s also good that they didn’t call themselves “Reform”. The existing Conservative Party isn’t “conservative” in any normal sense of the term; they don’t want to conserve … Continue reading

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WHY WE NEED NATIONAL, ENFORCEABLE WATER STANDARDS

By Jim Harding From R-Town News, June 26, 2015 We aren’t very conscientious when it comes to protecting water. We’re neither respectful nor effective in this. This is not a case of “what you don’t know won’t hurt you”. We … Continue reading

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FAITH, HOPE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM, Part 3

BY Jim Harding Pride is almost always a source of delusion and species-pride is no different. Being members of a big-brain, two-legged species with such social and technological savvy does not make us superior to other creatures. Nor do male … Continue reading

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FAITH, HOPE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM, Part 2

By Jim Harding In Part 1 I chronicled lessons from my work with the inter-faith group Kairos. I explained that on my reflective walk up the coulee on our land I again realized how important it is to continually work … Continue reading

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FAITH, HOPE AND ENVIRONMENTAL ACTIVISM, Part I

By Jim Harding I’ve been asked to an inter-faith gathering in December to speak on faith, hope and environmental activism. This is a tall order, yet I know that many people are struggling with hopelessness and loss of faith. How … Continue reading

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BENEATH THE EBOLA EPIDEMIC

BY Jim Harding The Ebola epidemic started in Guinea, West Africa in March, 2014 and soon spread to adjoining Liberia and Sierra Leone, all countries left with a huge infrastructure deficit after decades of civil war. A half year later … Continue reading

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