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Commodifying Blood Donation Could Solve Canada's Shortfall

The Voluntary Blood Donations Act" prohibits paying and receiving payment for blood, either directly or indirectly. With this bill, the legislature has made the giving and receiving of blood a sacrament. The simplest solution to the blood and plasma shortage is to desacralize blood and plasma. Instead of bowing our heads to this idol, we should see it as the false idol it is, and get back to having a market in blood.

What Kevin O'Leary Gets Wrong About Business

Kevin O'Leary has created an entire persona around a sort of modern-day Gordon Gekko. O'Leary is fond of and famous for employing phrases like "it's all about the money," "people only care about money," and "money makes the world go round." To put it mildly, this is a superficial, even one-dimensional understanding of markets.
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What If You Could Save 250 Lives By Feeling a Little Disgusted?

If you're worried that only the rich will be able to afford organs, no problem: We distribute the organs according to the current standard, or based on need. We have a third party, like the government, or a charity, pay for the kidneys. So no one on the waiting list would have to pay for the kidneys at all. Whether or not you get a kidney would not depend on how thick your wallet is.
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Scrumptious BC Spring Recipes to Treat Your Palate

Seasonal produce from various regions of B.C. is easy with organizations like Farm Folk, City Folk who connect urban citizens to farmers and farmers' markets in their communities. From Richmond to Penticton, grazing up and down along market tables loaded with vibrant greens, purples, oranges and reds in shapes and hues foreign from larger grocery chain stockpiles, you can hear some shoppers exclaim excitedly "What is this?!" "What can I do with this?!"