A bumper crop on the prairies may seem like good news, but the bigger harvests have not only driven down world crop prices, they’ve overwhelmed the grain handling and transportation infrastructure.
Baby steps. Brave little first steps toward infinite possibilities. That is what immigrant and refugee moms and those new to singing in a performing choir have in common.
The victim-offender mediation model gives the victim and offender equal opportunity to express how the crime impacted their lives, and both agree on how the conflict will be resolved.
The world of televised sports was hit by an earthquake last week when Rogers inked an exclusive hockey broadcast deal that may spell the end of Canada’s public broadcaster – the CBC.
The Annual Blueberry Pancake Breakfast on behalf of Local Investment Toward Employment shows the benefits of creating a diverse and economically beneficial environment for people to live and work in.
It seemed 2013 would be the year that the 101-year old former Canada Bread plant at 258 Burnell Street saw a revival. Now, the redevelopment of this historic property is in doubt.
Onashowewin means “the way we see justice” – a fitting name for the city’s aboriginal restorative justice agency that helps those with criminal charges find a transformative way to resolve their charges without going to court.
One of the key lessons that Henry Ford learned and passed on to other industrialists was, ‘pay your workers enough so they can afford to buy the product themselves.’ Whoever is running Walmart these days may want to heed this valuable advice.
Joelle Foster, through her work with Canadian Youth Business Foundation, has helped finance and mentor 87 youth-led local businesses in the last three years.
If you are seeking a different way for your holiday shopping to have more of a local impact, there’s an event that might help you avoid the chaos of the malls and provide funds to a local registered charity.