1) Watch this video on how much power your vote really holds. (Some parts are a little awkward, but the overall message is an important one.) 2) Download this app which explains how to vote and who the candidates in your riding are. Currently it’s only available for Android but an Apple version is on its … More 7 Tips for Young Canadian Voters
Knowing where your clothes come from isn’t as easy as glancing at its tag. Sure, it might read “made in China” or “tumble dry low” but what does that really mean? I still can’t tell you how to properly “tumble dry low”, but I decided to look into the ethical story of my clothes. Why … More Conscious Clothing (#1): American Eagle
I head off to University in 40 days 23hours and 37minutes. I’m moving across the country to face the majestic jungles of Toronto (yes, I’ll embarrassingly admit I’ve listened to some Drake songs in preparation). The process of packing up my life is both terrifying and exciting and most of all: new. But enough with the cliches. … More I’m Packing a Sealed Water Bottle to University.
I’ve never been a fan of One Direction – I have to put that out there. Sure, some of their songs are catchy, but I’ve never enjoyed having them stuck in my head. No matter if you love or hate One Direction, one thing you can’t deny is the influence the group has. Particularly, its iconic member: Harry … More Harry Styles doesn’t want you to go to SeaWorld.
It’s most likely you’ve heard Caitlin Prater-Haacke’s name associated with the phrase “positive post-it”. In 2014 Caitlin experienced targeted bullying, but her response to it was to fight bullying with positivity. She created positive messages on sticky notes and stuck them to every locker in her school. Colourful messages such as, “you are beautiful”, “I love you”, … More Change Maker: Caitlin Prater-Haacke
Most of you may know me from a single outfit. A dress that I created out of my old math homework for prom. Written on it was, “I’ve received my education. Not every woman has that right. Malala.org” and I donated the money I would have spent on a dress to the Malala Fund. My … More Can Your Outfit Change the World?