Rebuilding the economy after the COVID pandemic will be complex, challenging, and long-lasting. Almost every part of our economy has suffered. Some sectors may rebound quickly, but many will take years to recover fully. National, provincial, and local recovery planning is essential and so is a broad-based buy-in. The process […]
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 […]
Last month, the Canadian Federal government shared their fiscal economic snapshot, in which they expected to hit a $343 billion deficit by the end of this year as a result of Covid-19 impacts and recovery efforts. With financial struggles and debt looming over society, it is only reasonable to expect […]
Dear 2019 Emily, Source: GovernmentCIO Magazine
At the height of the Vietnam war, Ernie Regher authored a story for Alternatives Journal about the harmful effects war and militarism. In Regher’s words, militarism is “the extension of military influence over national and international affairs.” He explained a country will often divert resources which would have otherwise gone […]
For the first time in approximately 7, maybe 8 weeks, I finally left my house this past weekend.
Earlier this month, 15 youth from across Canada gathered in Inuvik, Northwest Territories as part of the FutureXChange Program, designed to connect and equip them to collaborate on new community projects to help adapt to a rapidly changing climate.
In the race to remove the trillion tons of excess carbon dioxide in our atmosphere, the treatments we choose for this problem ought to at least be slightly better than the problem itself. We have proposed solutions on the table, but the carbon dioxide removal (CDR) landscape is complex, risky, […]
Following a Buffy Sainte-Marie concert at the Phoenix in Toronto in October 2011, four Water Walkers needed a battery boost. While I offered my assistance, one of the women, Liz Osawamick, perused one of my Treaty Commemoration Photobooks. She then invited me to document a water walk on Mother’s Day […]
Johl Whiteduck Ringuette is the proprietor of NishDish Marketeria and Catering, an Indigenous restaurant in downtown Toronto centred on reclaiming and sharing traditional Anishinaabe food and knowledge.