Lions Oval Elementary School Student Says: ” Hug a Tree!”

Earth Day

Lions Oval elementary student says: “Hug a tree!” Students at Lions Oval Public School in Orillia have been excitedly noticing the change of seasons and thinking ahead to Earth Day, coming up on April 22. Earth Day is an annual event held on April 22 to demonstrate support for environmental protection. First held on April […]

Leading Today for Tomorrow – Meet Blythe Wieclawek

Blythe Swim Shot

Leading Today for Tomorrow – Meet Blythe Wieclawek. When it comes to Climate Change, today’s youth is demonstrating true strategic capacity in the pursuit of long-term, sustainable goals, while ensuring that the requisite change starts today.  This is particularly true of Blythe Wieclawek, a grade ten student at Orillia’s Twin Lakes and an active member […]

Two Letters to a Child of the Future*. Which of these will you write?

Child walking with her Father

Sometimes we need to personalize change in order to really understand its significance. Especially when the consequences of not taking action are far off in the future. Thus, it has been the case with climate change. And now the future consequences are no longer so far off! Our grandchildren, those already born and those still […]