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Canada's not-so-innovative strategy to achieve healthy weights

A few weeks ago, to little fanfare, the government of Canada announced an “Innovation Strategy” to achieve healthy weights in Canada. My coworker alerted me to it and got me going out on a rant on a Friday afternoon. 496 more words

The Best Investment is in Yourself

Investing in things or other people is a good thing, because you can rely on them for decent returns, if the ‘clockwork’ in the mix is efficient.   201 more words

The Weight of One

There have been a number of articles recently complaining that the individual decisions and actions that people are being encouraged to take and to do are irrelevant and possibly counterproductive as they lull people into a false sense that they can ameliorate or even prevent the coming climate related disasters by their personal choices. 901 more words

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If you haven’t been living under a rock these past few days, you’ve undoubtedly encountered the #metoo social media hashtag campaign. Prompted by the allegations of sexual misconduct against Harvey Weinstein, the campaign encourages “women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted” to post on social media to show the rest of the world just how widespread this epidemic is. 682 more words

Individual Responsibility

It Takes A Village

If there is anything the last twelve weeks have taught me, it is that parenting is hard. Sure, everyone said so, but I didn’t really have any idea what it meant until I did it. 387 more words

Individual Responsibility


The greatest of all mistakes is to do nothing because you can only do a little (Zig Ziglar).  We may not be able to do everything–yet we can do something.  215 more words


Study to emphasize individual solutions to big issues as a way to reduce support for government efforts

To emphasize individual solutions to big issues is for sure needed, but it should never be used to discharge corporations and government from their own responsibilities… 702 more words