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    • Premier Furey: Going deeper with The OGM

      by Tina Olivero

      THE OGM: Why, as Newfoundlanders with enormous oil reserves, are we not using our offshore oil and why is it not available at dramatically reduced costs? Premier Andrew Furey: Newfoundland and Labrador is a player within the global commodities market, and as such, this province is subject to fluctuations in oil prices and demand. It […]

    • TECH FOR NATURE: announces global environmental commitment

      by Tina Olivero

      RBC announced its updated roster of partners for the RBC Tech for Nature program. Empowered by a commitment from the RBC Foundation to support new ideas, technologies, and partnerships, RBC Tech for Nature is focused on preserving the planet’s greatest wealth: our natural ecosystem. Launched in late 2019, the program invited environment and community-focused organizations […]

    • UnFunk YourSelf

      by Tina Olivero

      Are you stuck? Tired of being tired? Sick of being sick? Wish you had a better relationship? Finances got you anxious?Covid got you down? OK, then it’s probably a good time to UnFunk YourSelf. Unfunking yourself starts with a willingness to see that all your issues in life are designed for you and they have […]

    • Tara Shannon Answers: What does songwriting have to do with care planning?

      by Tina Olivero

      Canadian award-winning singer and songwriter Tara Shannon has released a new single called ‘Say’ in partnership with Advance Care Planning in Canada to support the #SpeakUp campaign. The Advance Care Planning in Canada #SpeakUp campaign is designed to help raise awareness and provide support around embracing hard conversations about palliative care. You can listen to […]

    • 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 […]

    • 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 […]