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A Rewarding Career in Natural Health Care Over 25 years of excellence in TCM Education Diploma programs Start January 6, 2014 Doctor of TCM Licensed TCMP Licensed Acupuncturist Licensed TCM Herbalist Very high passing rates in CTCMA Board Exams. Eligible for HRSDC Funding and Student Loans We accept transfer credits

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CLINIC OPEN TO PUBLIC Busy Teaching Clinic Free consultation Very Low Cost on Treatments Professional Clinic Dr. Henry Lu Ph.D. Dr. Laina Ho Dr. TCM We treat pain, gynecological disorders, allergies, arthritis, depression, other chronic conditions and much more. FREE info sessions on programs Thursdays 2 - 4 pm November 7, 14, 21 & 28

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Nov 5 - Washington votes to label GMOs - I522

NOV 5 Washington State Initiative 522: Tell your American friends to vote today to label GMO foods. Everyone has the right to know what’s in their food. Donate at

DVD showing, dialogue, refreshments. Church of Truth, Victoria, BC. 2PM. Look us up on and register at The-British-Columbia-Krishnamurti-Group/ 604-354-1534.

NOV 5 “What the Future of Humanity could be!” Book signing and introduction to the new book by The Aquarian Team with author Carmen Froment. Banyen Books, 6-8:30PM, FREE.

NOV 10 “Raising Peace, Fighting Oppression” – Jack O’Dell featured speaker at Canadian Memorial United Church, 15th & Burrard, Vancouver. 10:30AM. The Sunday service also features The Universal Gospel Choir.

NOV 5 Chuck Spezzano Evening “Secret Healing Principles” Unity Church, 5840 Oak Street 7-10PM. Tickets $30 Banyen Books. Online $25, NOV 7-11 “Awakening With Gurpreet,” an awakened teacher. Ask questions; receive direct answers. Release ego to Real Self. Holiday Inn, W. Broadway. Two sessions daily: 1PM/6:30 PM, $20/session. www.AwakeningWithGurpreet. com (604-589-3637).

NOV 15 A Quiet Place: Vancouver Chamber Choir performs new “Music for Healing” CD repertoire; clarinet, piano. Ryerson Church 8PM. $25.50-$30, NOV 15 German New Medicine Seminar IA with John Theobald: Nov 15: 9.30AM-5.30PM, $125 + GST on or before Nov 14, $150 + GST/door. No Prerequisite. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818

NOV 8-9 Media Democracy Days 13th annual conference. 30 media speakers on the state of democracy in Canada’s media. Organized by Simon Fraser University’s School of Communication and Vancouver Public Library. Event info:

NOV 15-16 Jung Society presents Houston analyst and author Dr. James Hollis. Friday evening lecture & Saturday seminar. Details: www. and

NOV 8-10 Shamanic Power Initiations program: First weekend in a six-weekend program. Hosted by the Institute of Shamanic Medicine. Email for more info.

NOV 16 Free Screening / Documentary Film: “GMO OMG” with Introduction by Arran Stephens. 7PM. Meditation & Ecology Centre, 11011 Shell Rd., Richmond. Linda, 604-985-5840. Drop-ins welcome.

NOV 9-10 Vancouver Health Show: Vancouver Convention Centre, Canada Place. Sat:10AM-6PM; Sun: 11AM-5PM. Over 100 exhibitors with cutting edge health products & info.

NOV 16 “No Enbridge” Rally – A decision on Enbridge is looming. Together let’s tell Stephen Harper that we will stop his pipeline and shift to a better future. 2PM, Rally @ Science World, 1455 Quebec St., Vancouver.

NOV 10 J.Krishnamurti in Beyond Myth and Tradition series with Evelyne Blau: Meditation. Free

NOV 17 Group Past Life Regression – Relationship Karma with Rifa Hodgson, 10:30AM-1:30PM,

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For rates & placements email West Van. Ambleside, Silk Purse, 1570 Argyle Ave. Registration $75, former clients $70, 1-888-606-8463 NOV 17 Meditation & the True Purpose of Life – Free Intro Workshop. 2PM. Meditation & Ecology Centre, 11011 Shell Rd., Richmond. Info/ Registration: Linda, 604-985-5840. NOV 19 Genetically Engineered Foods and Human Health National Speakers’ Tour with Dr. Thierry Vrain and Dr. Shiv Chopra, 7PM, Canadian Memorial United Church, 1825 W. 16th Ave. @ Burrard. By donation. Co-sponsored by Society for a GE-Free BC, Greenpeace Vancouver and Common Ground., NOV 22-24 Whole Life Expo 2013: Canada’s largest showcase of Natural Health and Green Living. Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Authors of One Great Year Tamara Veitch & Rene DeFazio will be appearing. NOV 23 “Honey, Where are my Keys? Keeping Our Minds Alert,” Chuck Little, The Storyteller, PoCo Inn, 2:30-5PM, $45 (Bring guest FREE) 604-942-2842, NOV 24 Thrive Optimal Health Series: Nourishment the key to optimal health is a healthy gut. At Connect Health, 10AM-4:30PM, Choices Floral Gift Shop, in the Annex, 2615 West 16th Ave. With Dr. Lawrence Cheng, Dr. Ashley Riskin, Dr. Saul Pilar & other health professionals. NOV 24 J.Krishnamurti in Beyond Myth and Tradition series with Evelyne Blau: Death-Leaving the Stream. Free DVD showing, dialogue, refreshments. Vancouver Public Library downtown, 7th Floor, Board Breakout Room, 2PM. Look us up on and register at 604-354-1534. NOV 30 – DEC 1 Energy Healing I & II, Saturday-Sunday, 10AM-5PM, $50 each day at Master Sha’s LPH Centre, 1280 Odlum Drive, Vancouver. www. TUESDAYS Reflexology Student Clinic 6–10pm. One- hour sessions $20. By appointment only. Pacific Institute of Reflexology (604) 875-8818.

Common Ground November 2013  

Robert Alstead, Alan Cassels, Carolyn Herriot, Bruce Mason, Ralph Maud, Mac McLaughlin, Vesanto Melina, Geoff Olson, Gwen Randall-Young, El...

Common Ground November 2013  

Robert Alstead, Alan Cassels, Carolyn Herriot, Bruce Mason, Ralph Maud, Mac McLaughlin, Vesanto Melina, Geoff Olson, Gwen Randall-Young, El...