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Dinner table - food for thought

Food For Thought

Written for Carol Hughes, MP The proof really is in the pudding since evidence shows Canadians are good at following the recommendations set by the national Food Guide. But could this be the real reason for the continuous rise in our obesity rate? This is a compelling question as new studies are sur…
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Planet earth, globalization

Every day should be earth day

Written for Carol Hughes, MP Millions of people across the country and nearly every school-aged child will celebrate Earth Day on April 22nd, but it shouldn’t only be up to them. It’s been said that ‘We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors; we borrow it from our children.’ That’s on…
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Women working, precarious work, Roxanne Pepin

Will good jobs be a thing of the past?

Written for Carol Hughes, MP Young Canadians today are on a razor’s edge when it comes to employment. They are often forced into precarious work and are more likely to take unpaid internships and part-time, casual, or temporary work. Just under half of Canadians between the ages of 15 and 29 are …
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Matcha green tea latte

Building a portfolio website

A personal project turned life lesson Learning how to create and build my own portfolio website was not as simple as I had previously thought. Like anything else it was a growing experience that taught me a lot and if I hadn’t decided to take on this project on my own, I wouldn’t be wher…
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