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A Front Row Seat to the Aurora Borealis

During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, when leaving the country became more of a challenge than a vacation, travelling within Canada became more popular for those looking to get away. Now, even with border restrictions easing, it is still a fantastic idea to explore and appreciate the phenomenal destinations

From Africa to North America: Ethio Organics Origin Story

After moving to Canada from Ethiopia, friends Amira Aboubaker, Betti Eskedar, and Zewdi Readey were faced with the many challenges that come with being immigrants. These three women worked hard to graduate from university and build a career here in Canada.  In 2018, the idea to work together began. Amira,

Meet Kate Pepler, Founder of The Tare Shop

Succeeding her graduation from Dalhousie University, Kate Pepler felt what many new grads feel, a longing for purpose. She was always passionate about oceans, reducing plastic pollution, fostering community, and environmental education. Determined to be the one to make a difference, she founded the first-ever package-free store in Halifax. The

Clip n’ Cover Helps Prevent the Spread of COVID-19 While Giving Back

Western Alumna, Juliet Young, started Clip n’ Cover last year when she found herself constantly forgetting a mask while out. That was when a unique idea popped into her head. She thought: what better way to ensure that your mask is always at your fingertips than to have it attached

Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh, Diversity & Belonging Lead at Shopify

2020 was a year of reckoning for many big name companies who took pride in having an inclusive work-culture, but upon investigation and reflection actually didn’t. One such company that looked at themselves and pivoted accordingly was Shopify, the leading e-commerce company headquartered in Ottawa, Ontario. Real conversations were had,