UNICEF UPSHIFT: How design thinking is preparing the leaders of tomorrow

“How might we…?” This simple question can empower an entire generation of young people to change the world.   The youth of today are leaders of tomorrow. But, in many low-and-middle income countries, young people face a lack of education and employment opportunities. Today, global youth unemployment rates have reached 13%, which is three times higher…

Finding Fall Colours On Whistler’s Trails

A dancing snow line and radiant fall foliage makes this one of the most colourful times of year to explore Whistler. Perched in the Coast Mountain Range, Whistler is abundant with evergreens, which keep their colour year-round. However, deciduous trees and low-lying foliage streak across the landscape, creating gradient ribbons of crimson, amber, and bronze….

Standing up for the Great Bear Rainforest

BRITISH COLUMBIA’S GREAT BEAR RAINFOREST is more than a place—it’s a sensory voyage. A six-day stand-up paddleboarding expedition through one of the world’s last wild places is both a deeply introspective journey and a stark reminder of what’s at stake for this planet. After a five-hour boat ride south from Prince Rupert, my journey begins. It’s…