Despite the city's declaration of war, Toronto’s raccoons aren’t going anywhere – it makes far more sense to learn to enjoy sharing the city with them
Opt-out clause in the province’s privatization plans for legal weed will allow underground market to flourish – not to mention, leave medpot patients high and dry
Despite marijuana being a legally prescribed medication, few patients are able to receive coverage through benefit plans creating a financial incentive to substitute medical cannabis for addictive opioid-based drugs
This article appeared in print and online for Toronto’s Now Magazine.
Even mild increases in exposure to nature can result in better mental and physical health, including variables like the number of trees on your block.
Studies have shown that those who look at the world more positively are happier, show better cognitive skills, and are physically healthier. Doesn’t that sound like a good way to be? These exercises are designed to get you there.
This article was published on the mental health advocacy site, SadRunner.com. Laughter supplies your brain with a healthy dose of dopamine and serotonin, essential neurotransmitters for a healthy cognitive process.
Sometimes the simplest ways to protect the environment are also the most effective…
My girlfriend and I occasionally exchange donations to each other’s favourite charities in lieu of something shiny that would temporarily boost our self-esteem. This year my partner’s donation on my behalf went to the Rainforest Trust in order to help create the Lumbasumba Conservation Area in Nepal. $10 USD conserves 1 acre.
This article was published by the Alternative Daily. Ian has covered numerous environmental and wildlife issues for the website.
“You know that whole getting-old-and-dying thing? Turns out, it might be entirely unnecessary. In fact, some lucky creatures out there don’t do it at all.”
Link to an article published by humour site and magazine, Cracked.
“Human beings have done a lot of amazing things: medical breakthroughs, space travel, snack packs … all delightful examples of ingenuity at its finest. If there are mysteries with our bodies, our galaxy, or our puddings, we will solve them handily. It’s truly beautiful.”
“Last week police arrested Marc Emery for the 30th time. It is believed this is the first time he’s been arrested since police in Montreal picked him up in December, but it’s tough to keep track. Police also raided Cannabis Culture dispensaries owned by him and his partner Jodie in Toronto, Vancouver and Hamilton. Emery faces 15 charges relating to distributing marijuana, and Jodie Emery has been charged with five such offences.”