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WTF 2020

As the end of 2020 comes to a close (we made it!), I have noticed many have taken the time to reflect on the environmental wins and losses of the year. While some believe the environment has been cast to the side and a forgotten cause, some claim we have […]

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The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 29

We can communicate with Kangaroos? Source: Unsplash If Australia isn’t always surprising us with cool new animals news, a study now finds that kangaroos are able to intentionally communicate with humans. 16 Kangaroos who have been socialized around humans and used to human presence from different wildlife parks, and participated in an interesting […]

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The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 27

Killing killer Whales – human activity linked to surge in death count Source: Unsplash Not a surprise that humans pose a threat to marine life, a study has showed that over 50 killer whales showed up dead due to human activity. Every age group from calves to adults are shown to be impacted […]

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The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 21

Move over microbeads! SOURCE: crystalcandymakeup New research indicates that glitter is causing ecological damage to freshwater habitats. Yes, I am talking about the glitter in your $70-dollar Urban Decay eyeshadow palette. According to a new study led by Dr. Dannielle Green of Anglia Ruskin University (ARU), glitter is effecting the […]

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The WTF: The Week This Friday Vol. 19

Mark your calendars Source: Stop the Money Pipeline Today, a coalition of over 130 different organizations across North America, known as Stop the Money Pipeline, are going to come together to protest various financial institutions backing the Trans Mountain, Line 3, and Keystone Pipelines. For years, financial institutions like JP […]

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Growing Partnerships, Prosperity and a Brighter Future for Us All

“The right to land and to self-government. The right to self-determination. Those causes are right in any society.”  Being Métis, that statement by Jim Sinclair to the 1987 First Ministers’ Conference often plays in my mind.  Self-determination—the ability to freely pursue one’s own destiny—is a basic human right. It is enshrined […]