Given Canadian national leadership has largely remained inert on climate change, it is the provinces and cities that have taken it upon themselves to try to mitigate its impacts and develop adaptation strategies. The City of Toronto, for instance, has committed to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from the 1990 levels of approximately 22 million tonnes … More What Climate Change Means for Ontario
Some fitness trends need some time to pass before we realize how ridiculous they are. We squeezed into unforgiving spandex. We wore vibrating belts that supposedly jiggle our fat away. But other trends are mocked and labelled as fads pretty much from the start – like Prancercise, an exercise program from the 80s based on … More How CrossFit Might Be Promoting Gender Equality
While monsoon-worthy rain shuttered many events over the weekend, it wasn’t enough to prevent Toronto Pride festivities from marching on. But this year there were more reasons to celebrate than usual. Unless you happened to be on a deep-sea expedition exploring the Mariana Trench last Friday, you probably heard about a U.S. Supreme Court decision of … More Why Toronto Pride 2015 Was More Momentous Than You Think
Poverty Reduction Begins With Awareness
Take the $6.66-a-Day Challenge and see what it's like to live on the minimum wage in Toronto.