From the Editor

Beacons of Hope

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   In case you’ve been feeling a little down lately, here’s an antidote for gloom: think about the progress that has been made over the past few decades in Canada. Our well-being, for example, is no…

The Gift of a Greeting

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   Just before the holidays, as we were putting together the issue you have in your…

The Art of Giving

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief   Given the title above and the approaching holiday season, you may be thinking “Here she…

Aging Gracefully

From Linda Priestley, Editor-in-Chief In this issue, autumn gently makes its presence felt—the year is aging gracefully. We can do…

Goodbye and Thank You!

From Aline Pinxteren, Publisher & Interim Editor-in-Chief For many years, month after month, first Murray Lewis and then I had…

Neverending Stories

From Aline Pinxteren, Publisher & Interim Editor-in-Chief As far back as I can remember, I haven’t gone a day without…

Green Light!

From Aline Pinxteren, Publisher & Interim Editor-in-Chief It’s 8:15 on a momentous morning: I’m finally going back to the office…

In Search of Happiness

Isn’t it wonderful to see the hours of daylight gradually increasing, with mornings and evenings just that little bit brighter…

Spreading Our Wings

A large seashell brought back from Cuba by his aunt, a few high school textbooks collecting dust, a fencing sword…