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‘Tis the season to be sustainable
Environment, Lifestyle, Sustainability

‘Tis the season to be sustainable

Value Village stores have recently gained popularity as people are shifting towards purchasing second-hand and “vintage” clothing. (Amanda McGee/RSJ) With the holidays approaching, there is an increasing need to practice sustainable living as climate change worsens, the recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report warns.  Consequences of climate change such as global warming, severe…

Toronto food banks face high demands as living costs surge
Food, News

Toronto food banks face high demands as living costs surge

Food bank worker packs donations into hampers, on April 2021. Employees and volunteers have extended their work hours to accommodate higher demands. (Evan Mitsui/CBC) As living costs increase during the COVID-19 pandemic, food banks are facing higher volumes of service users than ever before says, the Toronto foodbank manager.  While citizens of Toronto face unemployment, high…