A Swing & A Miss: Justin Trudeau’s Back Where He Started

Justin Trudeau was Canada’s 23rd Prime Minister of Canada, leading the country with his minority Liberal government. Now, after the September 20th election, he is technically Canada’s 24th Prime Minister, once again being voted in as a minority government. Trudeau has held this position since November 2015 and has been the leader of the LiberalContinue reading “A Swing & A Miss: Justin Trudeau’s Back Where He Started”

Justin Trudeau: Empty Promises & Climate Leadership

Justin Trudeau is the 23rd and current Prime Minister of Canada. Trudeau has held this position since November 2015 and has been the leader of the Liberal Party since 2013. In an attempt to gain more seats in Parliament and achieve a Liberal majority, the Prime Minister called for an early federal election – aContinue reading “Justin Trudeau: Empty Promises & Climate Leadership”

The Ecological Irresponsibility of Highway 413: Part 2

The development of Highway 413 is a highly controversial subject in Ontario, with the provincial government and developers pushing for its approval, while municipalities and environmentalists strongly oppose it. Due to the number of factors involved in the project, this article has been broken up into 2 parts. Part 1 will discuss what the proposedContinue reading “The Ecological Irresponsibility of Highway 413: Part 2”

Water Consumption and Desalination

This article covers the topics of water consumption, desalination, and their connections to current environmental degradation and climate change. Earth is the only planet currently known to harbour life, thanks to one particular resource, water. Throughout human history, civilizations that were able to harness freshwater for consumption and agriculture thrived. It’s why we see soContinue reading “Water Consumption and Desalination”

My Time as a Co-op Student at The Sustainable Switch

This article highlights my time working at The Sustainable Switch as their first ever co-op student. Time really does fly when you are having fun. It feels like just yesterday I had my first day with The Sustainable Switch and I’m now in my last week! This co-op term has been filled with writing articlesContinue reading “My Time as a Co-op Student at The Sustainable Switch”

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

On December 23, 1994, the United Nations General Assembly decided in resolution 49/214 that on August 9th each year, International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples would be celebrated. This date marks the day of the first meeting in 1982 of the UN Working Group on Indigenous Populations. Watch the brief video below created by theContinue reading “International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples”

Why The Amazon Rainforest is no Longer a Carbon Sink

This article explains a recent study that has concluded the Amazon rainforest is now emitting more CO2 than it absorbs. Read more to find out about the study and how the largest forest in the world has deteriorated to the point where it can no longer keep up with the worlds carbon production. The AmazonContinue reading “Why The Amazon Rainforest is no Longer a Carbon Sink”

Fashion Innovation Spotlight: MoEa Sneakers

Our team is constantly connecting with those from around the world working to make a difference in a range of industries. Recently, we connected with the founders of MoEa sneakers – a new product presently part of a French Kickstarter campaign. Keep reading to learn more about how this new product will be changing theContinue reading “Fashion Innovation Spotlight: MoEa Sneakers”

What is The Green New Deal?

You have most likely at some point in the past 3 years read, or heard someone talking about The Green New Deal. You know it has something to do with the environment, but what exactly is it? This article provides insight on what The Green New Deal is, how it will effect Americans livelihoods, andContinue reading “What is The Green New Deal?”

Vertical Farming

This article written by co-op student Thomas Tinmouth delves into an innovative process that may change farming on earth as we know it. This read will be sure to give you the necessary information about all things vertical farming. Approximately 5 billion hectares of earth’s land is designated for agriculture. This is about 38% ofContinue reading “Vertical Farming”