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ARTS & CULTURE | The Lifelong Learner

ARTS & CULTURE | The Lifelong Learner

By Ciel Patenaude — Along with the turning leaves and cooler days, September is synonymous with schooling for millions of children in the northern hemisphere. With that feeling we can all likely remember – a confusing combination of anticipation, excitement and dread – kids will be back in the classrooms this month, getting ready for learning […]

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES | Optimism for the Future

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES | Optimism for the Future

By Donavan Shaw — As a very involved 17-year-old within the community, I am often asked, “What are your plans for the future?” Most young people (including myself) instinctively jump to what they plan to do after they graduate high school: college or university, their dream jobs, and the kind of person they want to meet […]

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES | COUNTRY LIVING | The Disappearing Family Farm

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES | COUNTRY LIVING | The Disappearing Family Farm

By Skye Forcier —   In the 21st century it is only a fortunate few who get to step outside their door on a warm summer day and be met with a field of gently grazing cattle and an eager cow dog licking their hand. Fading are the times when, after finishing their chores, children […]

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES | HEALTH ISSUES | 5.6 Billion Haters

YOUTH PERSPECTIVES | HEALTH ISSUES | 5.6 Billion Haters

  By Sam Delacherois — “When did loving yourself become so rare that it is revolutionary to do so?”- unknown It started when humanity decided to pluck the line between Confidence and Arrogance and relocate it; so instead, Confidence is struck by that line and omitted from our vocabulary, leaving behind Arrogance as the sole […]

ARTS & CULTURE | YOUTH PERSPECTIVES | It’s All About the Music

ARTS & CULTURE | YOUTH PERSPECTIVES | It’s All About the Music

Without music, life would be a mistake” — Friedrich Nietzsche By Jenna Sipponen — Sometimes your body responds to good music with goose bumps, sometimes you just can’t help but sing along, and sometimes it’s proper to just quietly listen. Depending on your music choice, you may have a combination of these experiences. Music keeps […]