Monthly Archives: March 2012

Ever thought about the connection between that glass of wine and migrant workers?

“The fruits and vegetables that we are eating, the wine that we are drinking, has been brought to us by the migrant workers. If it wasn’t for them, our economy would collapse.”                 … Continue reading

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“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society”

Indian philosopher Krishnamurti once said, “It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.” The public’s understanding of mental illness today is based on a theory emphasizing chemical imbalance. But has our focus on … Continue reading

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Our Moms Need Help Too

Two of the UN’s Millennium Development goals for 2015 are to improve maternal and child health.  We often associate these goals with developing countries, but do we ever think about the barriers facing mothers and children right here in Hamilton? … Continue reading

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