White poppies. Sometimes something rings a little bell amid the gloom, like a bird singing after a catastrophe, or a light in a raging storm. It's a symbol of peace, first introduced in Britain by the Co-operative Women's Guild in 1936. The notion that hope for peace might live, however, is apparently so outlandish that the symbol is little known and only makes rare appearances, as it did in P.E.I. this Remembrance Day, and always seems to upset someone.
March 25, 7:00 - 8:30 pm "Uranium in the Environment"
Panel: Mr. Ed Lawrence, Master Gardener and CBC columnist with Dr. Cathy Vakil, Dr. Art Wiebe, followed by wine and cheese reception
March 26, 2011, 9:00 am
Chair: Dr.Anne McCarthy
9:00 am "The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - Medical Lessons from Work in Extraordinary Settings", Dr. John Cockburn
9:45 am "Post-traumatic Stress Disorder - Military and civilian effects"
Dr. Donna Lougheed, Dr. Dale Dewar
10:30 am nutrition break
10:45 am "Creating a Healing Culture", Theresa Dunn, MA
11:30 am "Re-building Civil Society", Rachel Thibeault, Ph.D.
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch on your own Chair: Dr. Jason Bailey