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WEIRD AND WONDERFUL RESEARCH: Funding to Research Coronavirus
It’s no surprise that the thoughts on many researchers’ minds have shifted with the spread of Coronavirus. Funding has been developed and reallocated to allow researchers across the world to work toward a potential vaccination, as well as ...
DARREN STEEVES: Living the Q-Life in tough times
It has been inspiring to see how people are out walking, running and biking, while keeping their distance of course. I might just be noticing it more these days, but it seems to me to be a whole lot more people out there getting some activity in this ...
Show her the money: Empowering women economically will empower us all
"If you really want to change society, change the economic power of women," says Dorothy Spence. Spence is the founder of Imaginal Ventures, a business advisory, management consulting and training firm based in Halifax, Nova Scotia. They ...
Desperate times call for authentic measures
Offering an uncommon perspective can feel like a risk but the truth is, it’s often a gift. To someone, if not everyone. First, a preface: I am currently employed. I have a safe and warm home, where I do not live alone. At the time of writing ...
DARREN STEEVES: Thriving during a pandemic
These are trying times. It will test our resilience battery and it will be hard to live a quality of life. We are humans so for most limiting contact is not easy; we are social animals. This may be a time that social media can play a positive role ...
A Newfoundland minimalist on the move
Can you fit your entire life into a suitcase and a carry-on? For one Newfoundland woman, this seemingly impossible task is her new norm – Betty Hanlon Favre is a minimalist on the move. When her husband was offered a job with the Asian Games ...
Celebrating collaboration over competition through a snail-mail collective
While many card designers are artists who turn to the greeting card industry to share and market their artwork, Stefanie MacDonald found her way into the world of snail mail a little differently. As an entrepreneur and Marketing Manager, MacDonald ...
WEIRD AND WONDERFUL RESEARCH: Atlantic Canada researchers lead the way
Atlantic Canada is a hub for innovative and exciting research and we want to share it with you! Each month, we will be highlighting some of the weird and wonderful research happening at the region’s 16 universities. From biology and climate ...
Learning through an Indigenous Lens: building equality via education in Newfoundland
As a child on the west coast of Newfoundland, Kristen Pittman grew up hearing family stories of her great-great-grandfather John Stevens. Stevens, a Mi'kmaq guide, worked with JP Howley (noted geologist, curator, author) surveying the colony as ...
Former Liberal leader working to help those his generation left behind
Danny Graham describes himself as a serial volunteer before he entered public life. The former leader of the Nova Scotia Liberal Party got involved with Engage Nova Scotia in an attempt to return to that with the hope to be part of something that ...