A Sustainable Edmonton, for Good | The Local Goodness Project

This article was originally posted at http://www.thelocalgood.ca. So often have many of us worried what will become of our earth as climate change worsens our environment’s capacity to sustain life. Some, like those with local Indigenous and climate-forward organizations the Beaver Hills Warriors and Extinction Rebellion, have been worrying and warning of these disastrous trends long before manyContinue reading “A Sustainable Edmonton, for Good | The Local Goodness Project”

The Local Goodness: Supporting Local on a Budget

This article was originally published at http://www.thelocalgood.ca. Even as many of us question where our money will be coming from as 2020 progresses, local businesses, non-profits, and other organizations like ours have been pushing “support local” as much as we can. And while we’re right to–economic activity is an essential part of community recovery–we wouldn’t be doing thoseContinue reading “The Local Goodness: Supporting Local on a Budget”

“You Good?”: Finding Edmonton’s Good in Isolation

This article was originally published at http://www.thelocalgood.ca. With something as large as a human-wide health crisis on our doorsteps, it can be difficult to hold on. The things we once thought to be solid have been shaken to the core. Some things have been broken forever. Business is different. Everyone’s at home. The streets are emptyContinue reading ““You Good?”: Finding Edmonton’s Good in Isolation”

Maybe You’ve Never Been to Green Drinks…Here’s What to Expect!

Straight up, it’s hard to meet people. And in Edmonton’s cold north, the party is often hiding behind closed doors (of course, we’re getting better at it thanks to Edmonton’s WinterCity Strategy!). That leaves a lot of us falling into a Netflix trap, keeping to our own circles and our old habits, and sometimes, forgettingContinue reading “Maybe You’ve Never Been to Green Drinks…Here’s What to Expect!”

Western Canada Fashion Week: More Than Your Average Catwalk

To Canadians (and maybe the rest of the world), Western Canada is known for its big trucks, big houses, and big energy. Oil, gas, forestry, renewables…you name it, we make it. But if you were with me at Western Canada Fashion Week’s opening night last night, then you’ll know that the energy doesn’t stop atContinue reading “Western Canada Fashion Week: More Than Your Average Catwalk”