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21 Days to Die: The Canadian Guide to End of Life

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Coming soon! ISBN 978-1-896559-72-8 (pbk)  /  $19.95 CAD 160 pages, 6.14 x 9.21 in  /  Illustrated (charts + diagrams) About the Book For most people with advancing diseases, there are signs that death will be soon. Diseases have many trajectories, but at a certain stage, the ceasing of life becomes certain, with a predictable sequence. At 21 days, there are usually no more treatment options with any real promise of quality of life. Death is a mystery, and we don’t want to take all the mystery away. However, there are steps we each can take to be fully, effectively present...

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Doreen Hamilton, Sensei, RIP

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Sorry I missed this last year – Doreen was a dear friend to Toronto’s Buddhist community for many years… HAMILTON, Helen Doreen (nee Henderson) – Passed away on January 3, 2011 at the age of 72. Doreen had the courage to follow her own unique path and will be greatly missed by friends, colleagues and... Read more »

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Larry Reside

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Larry Norman Reside Obituary On Saturday, June 9th, with Maureen at his side, Larry peacefully ended his 7 year struggle with cancer. Ever grateful for and devoted to his wife Maureen; proud step Dad to Pemi (Emily) and Tovy (Sarah-Jane); thrilled to be Grampa to Jorah and Max. Larry is also deeply loved and appreciated... Read more »

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Peter Lieberson, composer inspired by Buddhism, dies at 64

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Peter was international director for Shambhala Training in Halifax for a number of years. Here is a tribute to him from The New York Times.

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