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Who decides what Canadians need?

By Miranda Holmes Unless you are a magazine publisher, you’ve probably never heard of the Canada Magazine Fund. Administered by Heritage Canada, the CMF was…

Spinning out of control?

By Miranda Holmes It can hardly come as a surprise to anyone that governments – like corporations – employ spin to portray their actions in…

Water they waiting for?

By Miranda Holmes March 22 is World Water Day – established by the UN as a day to contemplate the importance of access to water…

For frack’s sake

By Miranda Holmes When Josh Fox received a letter offering him nearly $100,000 for the natural gas extraction rights on his Pennsylvania property, his first…

In praise of science and reason

By Miranda Holmes I’ve never been a member of a political party, although I did consider joining the NDP earlier this year, just so I…

Addicted to oil

By Miranda Holmes Not long after the Defend Our Coast rallies, a pollster phones, wanting to know who I plan to vote for in the…

An ounce of prevention

By Miranda Holmes It is estimated that over 22,000 women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer this year and nearly 10 times as…