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Arctic Apple Takes a Bite Out of Pseudo-Science

Mischa Popoff After years of research and extensive field testing, the Okanagan’s own GMO apple is going to the big leagues. Genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) are routinely attacked by urban organic activists in spite of the fact that not a single ailment has ever been linked to this technology. And now, as a testament to the baselessness […]

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Some artists and organic farmers won’t wean

Mischa Popoff What do the arts and organic agriculture have in common? Both are at the forefront of culture. I’m all for buying art and natural food. Bravo to anyone in either of these businesses, as long as they are actually in business. There are vocal minorities in both groups who want long-term government funding […]

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Choosing between wrong and not so wrong

Mischa Popoff Could you be an abortion-rights advocate provincially and an opponent of abortion federally? Never. Could you favour free trade federally and yet try to build trade barriers around your home province? It’s as inconceivable as a vegan Greenpeacer running a hunting lodge. And yet, conservatives in B.C. are being asked to do the […]

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