Embracing cultural diversity in Canada

By Cynthia Lam This year is the 50th anniversary of the Order of Canada, established in 1967 by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as the cornerstone of the Canadian Honours System to recognize outstanding achievement, dedication to the community and service to the nation. The Order of Canada‚Äôs motto is Desiderantes meliorem patriam (They desire… Continue reading Embracing cultural diversity in Canada

Extinction is forever

The Living Planet Report 2016 – risk and resilience in the new era by Stan Hirst Extinction is one of those words in the English language which seem distant and not particularly relevant to anything until you grasp the context. For me the significance of the term came on a hot summer day more than… Continue reading Extinction is forever