Warren Bell

Warren Bell is a family physician who lives in Salmon Arm, British Columbia.  He is Past Founding President of Canadian Association of Physicians for the Environment

Image of Bill C-51

World Interfaith Harmony Week embodies values Harper rejects

The core of all spiritual teachings is love. In my opinion, Stephen Harper has veered sharply away from this core value, but others have not.

American Sniper and Stephen Harper make war with words

War hawks and their simplistic "us vs. them" mentality don't make us safer— they put all of us at risk
Harper at Whitehorse Airport with Canadian Rangers

Stephen Harper versus Avaaz: a tale of two worlds

Stephen Harper talks about war against jihadists. Avaaz's approach works better.

Stephen Harper continues to make Canada into an international environmental pariah

Once again, showing contempt for international standards and principles, Stephen Harper has turned his back on a shared global norm.  In a stunning display of contrarian behaviour, the Canadian...
Left: Richard Berman, right: Canadian flag

Canadian consulate belongs to group told by "Dr. Evil" to "win ugly" against environmentalists

The Western Energy Alliance includes over 400 members from the oil and gas energy sector. The Canadian Consulate appears to be the only government-related organization listed on the group's website.
BC Ombudsperson (left) and Premier Christy Clark

BC Ombudsperson slams province on environmental protection

Does the provincial government protect BC's waterways? So far, no. But the BC Ombudsperson has caught up with the neglect.

Harper's mobs, oaths and long-term austerity plan

On the path "Stephen Harper has chosen for us."

If Stephen Harper believes in God, why is he indifferent to the environment?

Stephen Harper is relentlessly inclined to political acts that harm the environment. Do his beliefs have anything to do with it?

Open letter to Canadian Geographic criticizes oil bias

Implies magazine's under the influence