RATIONALIZATIONS ‘R US

The Vancouver Courier, May 9

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Death Cafes bring grave matters to life

by Geoff Olson Death is rarely a first-choice topic for casual conversation among friends and strangers. But with an aging population and growing issues involving palliative care and pain management — to say nothing  of the background hum of our finite personal lives — there appears to be an increasing desire for public conversation about …

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GRANVILLE ISLAND MAKEOVER MUST BE HUMAN SCALE

It’s been a while since I visited Granville Island. So on a recent Friday afternoon I parked myself outside the food market with an overpriced burrito and enjoyed the view. Granville Island,  a federal government initiative involving mixed-use of space by retail, commercial, industrial, and public interests, debuted in 1979. There were many skeptics of …

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