By Akilah James
Each year, April 22nd marks International Mother Earth Day. The day re-establishes the importance of environmental protection as well as a call to fight climate change. With the climate crisis only getting worse, this year’s International Mother Earth Day focuses on the importance of biodiversity - and Covid-19 pandemic’s harsh effects on our ecosystems.
By Akilah James (@ajxmes)
Movember is an annual worldwide event that involves men growing out their moustaches to raise awareness for men’s health issues during the month of November. Last year, Movember raised $121.7 million and is the leading charity tackling mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer, and testicular cancer on a global scale.
VIBE105 sat down with Shane Demerchant - Spokesperson - Movember Canada, to discuss FIVE ways you can participate in Movember.
By Yulia Federov
It all started in 1981, during a psychology conference that Ami Rokach attended in Ottawa. Awaiting a flight home the day after his colleagues had left the conference, Ami recalls: “I remember standing on the centrepiece of my hotel, looking out, not knowing anyone in Ottawa, and there was a thick glass between the world and myself. I couldn’t feel or hear anything, and suddenly it dawned on me—that’s probably how loneliness feels.”