Impact Blog

A Moment With Don

Some days it feels like we live in a world gone crazy! Are we more connected than ever and saying less in a digital age of diminishing resources and consolidation?  The sounds of people screaming resonate in my dreams as...

This Week On Impact

This weekend Impact will feature Sara Harris (Saturday 1pm) and the new fellows from the David Suzuki Foundation (Sunday 1pm). Sara is a Professor at UBC. Her fields of interest include the art of teaching, climate science, climate change, oceanography,...
Immigration can be a controversial topic. We all want safe, secure borders and a dynamic economy, and people of goodwill can have legitimate disagreements about how to fix our immigration system so that everybody plays by the rules. But that’s...
Asking beautiful questions is one of the most difficult tasks I have found when being on the air or in life. Cutting through the superficial layers of persona and the “stuff” we shroud ourselves in is challenging. Therefore opening...

Climate Change

The Oxford Dictionary defines the word edge as the outside limit of an object, area or surface. It`s that place next to the steep drop; the point before something unpleasant or momentous occurs, as personal as an epiphany at...

Impact this week!

We have a number of interesting discussions planned this week as we look at how the TMX Golf Tournament is benefiting both the Non-Profits, Room to Read and The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC and Power to Be, the...
The problems we see on the streets of our cities with growing homelessness, disconnectedness and aloneness are likely to get worse as our planet heats up and more people around the world are thrown into uncertainty. The instability of...

Climate Change

When given the time to explore a conversation of what wilderness might be, it’s easy to understand how climate change is affecting it. Perhaps more importantly, there is the growing realisation that it may not matter what wilderness is,...

Art & Culture

As a reluctant critic on a path to understanding the role of criticism, a few questions seem obvious — such as what influence does art and culture have on society and how we look at ourselves, each other and...

Conversations

I love all the different conversations we have on Impact and this week was no exception as we learned bout IBS, eco-justice, eco-dharma the Florian Knights and more about the opioid crisis and its impact on the street as...