Issue 33: 2010 Health Issue See all issues
The Vice: Chocolate
The Virtue: Chocosol and the Chocosolistas
If our system is universal, why do statistics show rural and Aboriginal Canadians have less access to health care, and are sicker as a result?
The Similkameen people of B.C. are facing massive influx into their region. What does this mean for the health of the land and the community?
Corporate Knights speaks with renegade environmental economist Tim Jackson in England.
A review of Swindlers – Cons & Cheats and How to Protect Your Investments from Them by Al and Mark Rosen.
When it comes to meal diversity in nursing homes, the proof is in the pudding - and the oatmeal.
Much of the proposed new development in north-central Alberta—also known as the Heartland—is focused on upgraders, facilities that convert bitumen from the oil sands into synthetic crude oil. But will this Upgrader Alley become Cancer Alley?
Dr. Karl-Henrik Robèrt is one of the world's foremost thinkers on sustainability. The founder of The Natural Step and a cancer doctor by training, Dr. Robèrt has developed a systems approach to sustainability. When he was in Toronto in October, he spoke to Managing Editor Melissa Shin about leadership and sustainability.
This ancient form of business organization is leading innovation in Canada.
Looking at sportswear behemoth NIKE may tell you how to do it.
Mike Nickerson, author of the book Life, Money and Illusion, is an ecologist and the Executive Director of the Sustainability Project. Worried our current lifestyle has run up against ecological limits, Nickerson spends much of his time on the road facilitating discussion on sustainability.