Susan on the Soapbox: The Value of Money

Dr David Dick is fascinated by money. Ms Soapbox isn’t…or wasn’t until she tried to understand why Albertans kept telling pollsters they’re okay with the NDP’s plans for greening the environment, funding education and healthcare and protecting paid farm workers as long as it doesn’t cost the taxpayers any more money. (Some Albertans swear they’ll ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Caregivers Have the Secret to a Long and Happy Life

Recently, two articles caught my eye.  One was a Johns Hopkins study showing that surprisingly,  caregivers live longer than their non-caregiving counterparts.  The other article reported on the happiest country in the world according to the World Happiness Report – Denmark.  Why are Danes so happy?  Apparently, their society is one of equals supporting each ...

Politics, Re-Spun: Altruism + Community

“It almost hurts me to walk down a road and have people grab my hand and ask for my autograph and not sit and talk. When I’m finished I’m not going to be on the front page, but I’m going to be just as happy without the publicity.” –          Terry Fox I expect that each ...