This year’s Earth Day just might be the most important one yet for my generation. It is the first Earth Day since 16 year old Greta Thunberg emerged as a global leader and role model for the climate change movement and started #FridaysForFuture, launching a worldwide phenomenon of young people demanding governmental action on climate […]
How one shirt, at one school, on one day, sparked a movement. An interview with Pink Shirt Day co-founder & anti-bullying advocate, Travis Price
From supporting one bullied teenager in Nova Scotia, to supporting and educating youth around the world, Travis Price is what you might call an “everyday hero”. On the first day of school in 2007, Travis and his friend DJ were in grade 12 and witnessed a grade 9 student being tormented and bullied. They hated […]
February 11. Join Me for FeedTO and Give Where You Live.
I am one person, what can I do? This is a really important question and is asked a lot by people that want to make a difference and create positive change, but aren’t sure how or where to start. It’s something that I have asked myself more times than I can remember throughout this journey […]
What Lifted Me Up in 2018
2018 is coming to a close and what a year. This year has been so many things. Exciting, scary and hopeful all at the same time. There have been so many moments this year that have moved me and inspired me to the core. This is how I’m looking back at 2018. The young people […]
One on One with Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS, Blake Mycoskie
One of my favourite interviews for my book, MomentUS: Small Acts, Big Change, was Blake Mycoskie, Founder and Chief Shoe Giver of TOMS. Over the past few days, I have been inspired by him even more. On Monday, on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Blake announced that on top of TOMS One for One giving model, […]
Sexism, Feminism & Equality: What Teens in Canada Really Think
Girl Guides of Canada releases new findings on Gender Inequality in Canada In the past year or so, there have been movements such as #MeToo and the Women’s March, highlighting gender inequality and the progress we still have to make. There’s been a huge focus on gender inequality in the workplace, politics and for adults, […]
Love Over Hate. Always.
Guest Post by Jordana Comiter This post on Facebook by Jordana caught my attention (and my heart) last night. It is Holocaust Education Week in Canada and today, November 6th, many of my American friends are first-time voters in a critical election. Jordana and Jaime met through their love of dance in the summer of […]
I’ve always known that when we see issues that we’re passionate about first-hand, it makes us that much more motivated to take action and create positive change. Last week, I had the opportunity to do this. On October 16th, I participated in a Value Village activation to truly see the impact of being a daily […]