A Hollistic Approach to Wellbeing

Written By Jason Kreutz   Western conceptualizations of health care have been typically predicatedupon the physical condition. This focus on the physical side of healthcaremandates the typical treatments offered- surgical, pharmaceutical, andlifestyle changes are some of the common treatments used in our current healthcare system. After spending the first half of my summer at the […]

Queering it up in West Central Sask!

Sheldon Cannon PRIDE MONTH is upon us!! Fitting for the occasion, the West Central Queer-Straight Alliance officially kicked off this week, aiming to support the local queer community and promote inclusivity in our corner of rural Saskatchewan. As in every community, there has always been queerness afoot in Kindersley, Sk. and surrounding area, however, there […]

Increasing Support for Mental Health and Wellness Through Education

My Stretch Experience – Kayla Gulka As a first scholar of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College at the University of Alberta and having just finished my third year of my Elementary Education degree program I am excited to share what I have been working on this summer! The “Stretch Experience” is a task that all […]

Educating about Sustainability

Hey everyone, Courtney McQueen here! My stretch experience is about sustainability. I am working with a group based at the University of Calgary, called the Students on Sustainability (SOS). Our objective is to teach students about sustainability. I got to create a module about environmental policy, and then teach it to some high school students. […]

Investing Responsibly

Stretch Blog: Investing Responsibly “Be your own boss.” Such statements are glamorized quite a bit in the world of business. With the stretch experience, I have received the opportunity to work independently for the first time and it made me realize “being my own boss” has been quite challenging for me, something I did not […]

Discovering Opportunities for Local Businesses

May 17th, 2019  Although only a few weeks into the summer, I have done some exciting work with my stretch experience thus far and have had the chance to do three different types of projects already. The variability that has come with my stretch experience is one thing that I have been enjoying the most. […]

Into the WILD

“Despite Canada’s numerous efforts to protect the environment, the number of wildlife species in our own country continues to dwindle. The World Wildlife Fund’s Living Planet report found that nearly 451 species consisting of a range of mammals, birds, fish, reptiles, and amphibians were in serious decline in Canada last year (Craig). As disheartening as […]