Tag: seasonal

March 8, 2022: International Women’s Day

March 8, 2022: International Women’s Day

~An ode to all women~   To the women who write, who teach, who create, Who discover, who design, who innovate; To the women who cook, who clean, who read, Who manage, who grow, who lead;   To the women who rise up and make their voices heard And the ones who work silently in

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2021

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays 2021

Depending on where you are in the world right now, you may be celebrating Christmas, or Kwanzaa, or Hanukkah, or a plethora of other celebrations that promote joy, love, faith, and unity. Depending on where you are in the world, you may be able to gather in large groups… or have to respect 5 person

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Happy Halloween 2021!

Happy Halloween 2021!

DRESSING UP When those seasonal stores start popping up and the Walmarts and Dollaramas set out their Halloween collections, an important decision is necessary: What shall I (and/or my children) be for Halloween? Here are 5 cool costume ideas: A character from a video game—Fortnite, or whatever the kids play these days! A character out

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Observing Canada Day 2021 Differently

Observing Canada Day 2021 Differently

215. 751. As more and more unmarked graves are being recovered, the true horror of Canada’s residential schools is entering the collective consciousness. Of course, Indigenous communities across Turtle Island are not surprised by these numbers—they have lived through the tragedy of these missing children for generations. The Truth and Reconciliation Commission states that between

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Learning in the Age of the Coronavirus

Learning in the Age of the Coronavirus

The world is slowly awakening from the coronavirus pandemic. Social circles are expanding, and face-to-face contact with others beyond our immediate families is underway. It feels good to see our friends, even two metres away from us. During the first phase of the pandemic, schools across the globe were closed in an abundance of precaution.

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Udderly Unacceptable: Emooly Murphy on Gender Equality

Udderly Unacceptable: Emooly Murphy on Gender Equality

Disclaimer: this blog post contains 12 cow puns. It’s inconceivabull to me that men and women are still, in the 21st century, part of a global hierarchy in which women are paid less, worth less, and told their concerns are an attempt at reverse sexism. Coming off Black History Month, a time to celebrate black

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