Mythbusting Interns and Employment Rights

Taylor Crane Rodrigues An estimated 300,000 internships occur in Canada every year and most of them occur in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada’s unofficial intern capital. Interns are typically 18 to 32 years old, have limited paid work experience, and are pursuing a post-secondary degree.  They are often unfamiliar with their legal employment rights and […]

Conservative Politicians: Climate Change Laggards?

Taylor Crane Rodrigues  Donald Trump, tweeter-in-chief, has openly claimed for years that global warming is a hoax created by the Chinese “to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive.” Canadian Member of Parliament (MP) and Conservative leadership candidate Brad Trost received cheers and applause at a recent leadership debate when he said, “I don’t believe climate change is […]

What Does The Government Have To Do With New Year’s Resolutions?

Taylor Crane Rodrigues This year millions of Canadians made New Year’s resolutions to better themselves. Some resolved to stop gambling or smoking. Others committed to lose weight, eat healthier, or save more money. Unfortunately, more than half are likely to have given up on their resolutions within six months. Some will give up for good reasons. They […]

Mycelium: Mapping the Mind with Mushrooms

Taylor Crane Rodrigues On September 24th, the Canadian Students for Sensible Drug Policy hosted Mycelium: Mapping the Mind with Mushrooms, a psychedelics conference focusing on psilocybin mushrooms, in Toronto. The event was held as part of the 9/20 Day of Action which tries “to bring the discussion of psychedelic compounds into public discourse.” Psilocybin mushrooms, […]