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According to this CBC article, a recent study of 1.3 million women concluded that as much as 13% of cancers in British women may be accounted for by alcohol consumption.The study, which followed the women (most of whom were light to moderate drinkers and 25% of whom were teetotallers) for an average of 7 years, […]

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Remember the 80s movie Big? In it, a 13 year old boy makes a wish to be ‘big’, and wakes up an adult. In the movie, the experience was fun, embarrassing, and understandably traumatic. Imagine a magic hockey helmet that could instantly make you 10 years older? Sound fun? Well as youngster Miller Donnelly explains […]

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“The conditions under which migrant and immigrant farmworkers live and work in B.C. are as bad as in any Third World country, activists said at the release yesterday of a study called Cultivating Farmworker Rights.”  The study, by Arlene McLaren, economist David Fairey of the Trade Union Research Bureau and Mark Thompson of SFU’s Sauder […]

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In November of 2006, the World Trade Organisation ruled in favour of Canada, the United States and Argentina that the European Union was unreasonably delaying approving the sale of genetically modified organisms to the European market. As Canadian author and activist Murray Dobbin says in recent Tyee article Food Fight: Canada vs. Europe, the EU […]

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