The importance of this wonderful book is overwhelming. Its importance is not even outlined by the author, Robert Macfarlane, between its covers. To truly understand why this is such an important book, you must read the back cover: “ When the most recent edition of the Oxford Junior Dictionary – widely used in schools around …

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Last week, Dr. Scott Wooder, a family physician from Stoney Creek, reported the story of someone who had lost much of their family’s money through problem gambling. In a question to me, he noted that we don’t spend enough time talking about the impact of gambling on people’s and families’ health. I agree with him, …

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