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Global Citizenship Featured Stories:

    • FORTIS GIVES BACK during Covid-19

      by Tina Olivero

      If Covid-19 has taught us anything, it has taught us that this is a time of compassion and contribution. Fortis Inc is doing exactly that. Fortis Inc. today held a virtual Annual and Special Meeting of shareholders. At the meeting, Fortis President and CEO Barry Perry provided an update on the Corporation’s response to the […]

    • #PowerToGive Campaign in Partnership with Food Banks Canada

      by Tina Olivero

      Automaker pledges fleet and funds to support national hunger relief efforts The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted society, putting millions out of work, into financial stress, and provoked a spike in national food insecurity, in some cases not seen since the 2008 recession. Determined to help alleviate hunger in Canada and give back to its community, […]

    • Planet of the Humans: Leads To One Conclusion

      by Tina Olivero

      When you watch the latest documentary, Planet of the Humans, by Micheal Moore and Jeff Gibbs, you come away with a sinking, ugly feeling of hopelessness for our future. That’s what entertaining documentaries do. They take well-accepted perspectives on the far left and pit them against compelling views on the far right, with a clear […]

    • Kvaerner donates NOK 10 Million for Covid-19

      by Tina Olivero

      Kvaerner is a project execution specialist and a trusted advisor for it’s customers. They provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services and deliver advanced offshore platforms, onshore plants, floating production units (i.e. FPSOs) and renewable energy solutions. Our passion, experience and expertise realise values for costumers and societies. Kværner ASA, through its subsidiaries and affiliates […]

    • Ocean Legacy Foundation Takes Charge of Plastic Pollution Crisis

      by Tina Olivero

      The Ocean Legacy Foundation, a Canadian non-profit organization founded in 2014 with the goal to end ocean plastic waste, announced today the launch of E.P.I.C – a plastic pollution emergency response program, which incorporates a four pillar hands-on approach: Education, Policy, Infrastructure and Cleanup to catalyze worldwide action around plastic pollution-free lands and oceans. The […]

    • Energy Addiction: One Reason for Climate Change

      by Tina Olivero

      Climate change is the result of the rising temperature of the planet. It’s happening because populations are rising, pollution is rising and we have an insatiable appetite for agriculture and energy. Greenhouse gases, like methane, are produced through agricultural practices, including livestock manure. Others, like CO2, come from natural processes like respiration and from the […]

    • Can the oil industry save civilization?

      by Phonse Fagan

      In the early 1800s wood was the primary energy source throughout much of the world: but this could not last as populations grew, industrialization accelerated, and forests were depleted—especially on islands like Britain. Then came coal to the rescue, and the forests were given a reprieve. For a time coal was king as a heat […]

    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • World-Class Oil Destination: Newfoundland

      by Tina Olivero

      PUBLISHER’S COMMENTARY – By Tina Olivero The absolute most important factor that will ensure the long-term success of the economy of Newfoundland and Labrador is developing the oil and gas industry. Every economic indicator to date has confirmed that. Our ability to attract oil companies to explore, drill and produce oil and gas offshore is […]

    • EnviroMed Detection Services

      by Tina Olivero

      Fire safety just got even safer with advances in technology that are saving lives. EnviroMed Detection Services CEO, Lee Parmiter, of St. John’s, Newfoundland, is excited about the world of safety for those working in the industrial sector.  Lee says, “Technology is now working where it matters most, with safety. With new devices that offer […]

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