Author Archive | Mischa Popoff


Canada’s organic free-for-all

Mischa PopoffYou’re reaching for a bag of apples at the grocery store and you notice a smaller bag at more than double the price labeled “Canada Organic.” Should you pay more for less in the interests of feeding your family purer, more nutritious food? Try to imagine being the only team at the Olympics that […]

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Some artists and organic farmers won’t wean

Mischa PopoffWhat 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 to […]

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Choosing between wrong and not so wrong

Mischa PopoffCould 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 political […]

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