Living along the border edge like the majority of Canadians do, we become accustomed to taking opportunity to skip down to the States for the advantage of cheaper shopping. But to what degree does this hedonistic habit of ours impact economy and industry in Canada? Narrowing the scope, a flux [...]
CBS News photo The recent tragic collapse of a Bangladesh factory making cheap garments for Western wearers has re-invigorated...
The world collectively held its breath when a couple of tourists illegally climbed the Pyramids in Egypt earlier this...
CBC News reported that affairs and currents of the expanding genetically-modified food system are “too far removed”...
Two moms and food bloggers recently called on Kraft to remove Yellow Dye 5 and Yellow Dye 6 from its infamous line of cheese dinner products made for North American markets. According to various reports, ingesting synthetic (petroleum-based) dyes has been linked with health and behavioural problems including allergic reaction, [...]Read more ›
March 18-24 is Canada Water Week. Not only is this precious commodity essential for life and the make-up of at least 60% of the human body, but it is embedded in the core of almost every item of food, clothing and product that we consume and use on a daily [...]Read more ›
Making the web rounds is this video “What Up, Steve?” by Halifax rapper Kyle McKenna, blasting Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a number of shoddy political moves against Canadians. Another recent politically-themed hip-hop video from below the border making waves is “Food Fight: Saving Kids From Processed Junk” produced by [...]Read more ›
The video opens to the sound of men howling like wolves, a growing sequence of hoots and cheers, bellows reminiscent of ancient war cries. Then a shot of land, as yet unscathed by man. Winnsboro, Texas: 326 miles east of Dallas and the site of what has been called the [...]Read more ›
The federal Environment Minister, Peter Kent, is reportedly vocalizing his support for shale-gas exploration in New Brunswick, Canada for its significant economic benefits. That said, Kent also admits that having a “drill rig in one’s backyard is not the most pleasant of visions.” The Globe and Mail writes: New Brunswick is [...]Read more ›
The Global Nature Fund (GNF), a private non-profit that supports the protection of environment and nature, has recently awarded Lake Winnipeg the title of “Threatened Lake of the Year 2013”. The reason for this award is because of the imbalanced amount of nutrients present within the lake. Nutrients from agricultural [...]Read more ›