National Indigenous History Month: The Water Crisis Part 2

In honour of National Indigenous History month in Canada, our team has been writing a number of articles highlighting different aspects of Indigenous history. This article is part 2 of 2, and focuses on the water crisis within The Six Nations of the Grand River. Part 1 focused on issues relating to drinking water advisoriesContinue reading “National Indigenous History Month: The Water Crisis Part 2”

National Indigenous History Month: The Water Crisis Part 1

In honour of National Indigenous History month in Canada, our team will be writing a number of articles highlighting different aspects of Indigenous history. This article is part 1 of 2, and focuses on issues relating to drinking water advisories and the federal government. Part 2 will look specifically at The Six Nations of theContinue reading “National Indigenous History Month: The Water Crisis Part 1”

The Sustainable Development Goals: Global Setbacks

How was global progress on the goals pre-COVID? How has the COVID-19 pandemic impacted this progress? The implications of the COVID-19 pandemic will be hard-hitting and long-lasting, according to The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020. The 2020 Report includes data on each of the 17 goals before the outbreak of the pandemic, and how the outbreak has irreversiblyContinue reading “The Sustainable Development Goals: Global Setbacks”

The Pandemic & Canada

COVID-19 Deaths in Canada Between January 3, and October 27, 2020, Canada has experienced 216,104 confirmed cases, and 9,946 deaths (WHO, 2020). The country experienced a severe spike in both deaths and cases from the end of April to June, and a smaller, but still prevalent spike, again at the beginning of October (see Figure 1).Continue reading “The Pandemic & Canada”