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Coffee, Ethiopia, hospitality and war

So much has been said about coffee concerning Ethiopia. We take for granted what coffee means and symbolizes in the culture. Journalist Jemal Countess did until he began to cover the current conflict in Ethiopia and its sad and painful aftermath. ... Read More...

Food for thought: Bat, with a side of hate

The transmission of viruses from animals to humans is not unique to the motherland. Further to this, the consumption of wild animals is not, in and of itself, how viruses are transmitted. If the transmission was as simple as ingesting wildlife, I probably would’ve started the “Canada virus” when I tried wild squirrel paté for the first time here in Toronto at a dinner party.... Read More...

Issues + Advocacy

Federal election: Which party has the best climate plan? Here’s where they stand

The coronavirus crisis gives us a golden opportunity to make our society more sustainable, as politicians and organizations around the world have already noted. Just like how the oil crises of the 1970s led many countries to revolutionize their energy systems, the pandemic has given us a chance to rethink many aspects of our society—including our dependence on fossil fuels.... Read More...

Coffee, Ethiopia, hospitality and war

So much has been said about coffee concerning Ethiopia. We take for granted what coffee means and symbolizes in the culture. Journalist Jemal Countess did until he began to cover the current conflict in Ethiopia and its sad and painful aftermath. ... Read More...

Food for thought: Bat, with a side of hate

The transmission of viruses from animals to humans is not unique to the motherland. Further to this, the consumption of wild animals is not, in and of itself, how viruses are transmitted. If the transmission was as simple as ingesting wildlife, I probably would’ve started the “Canada virus” when I tried wild squirrel paté for the first time here in Toronto at a dinner party.... Read More...

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