BEES HAVE TWO ASSOCIATIONS IN THEIR CORNER

An urgent plea – for the bees. The Ontario Beekeepers’ Association and one in Quebec are urging the premiers of those two provinces to keep “pollinator health” on the front burner. Association members are calling on the premiers to encourage the Pest Management Regulatory … read more

GFB Podcast: Reverend Majed el Shafie – January 22nd

Reverend Majed el Shafie, founder of One Free World International, talks about religious persecution and human rights violations around the world and previews a weekend event to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

GFB Podcast: Frances Jewell – January 22nd

Frances Jewell, Executive Director of the Mental Health Rights Coalition, comments on the Mental Health Commission report released today.

GFB Podcast: Dr. David Goldbloom – January 22nd

Dr. David Goldbloom, Chariman of the Board at the Mental Health Commission of Canada, comments on a new Commission report that tracks mental health issues across the country.

GFB Podcast: Marcus Gee – January 21st

Marcus Gee, columnist for the Globe and Mail, says user fees collected by the city of Toronto make this year’s budget much more expensive for the average family. 

GFB Podcast: Daniel Williams – January 21st

Daniel Williams, Senior Call Supervisor at the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, outlines the latest scams victimizing Canadians both on line and on the phone. 

OSCAR WILDE COMES TO CANADA

A 19th-century erotic novel that has been associated with Oscar Wilde, is set for wider dissemination after being acquired at auction by the University of British Columbia following a PhD student’s crowd-funding campaign. The book, entitled “Teleny”, was anonymously published … read more

GFB Podcast: Doug Jones – January 20th

Doug Jones, Senior Vice President of BDO Canada, a Goldhawk approved Contributor,  explains the process of going bankrupt, when it’s a good idea and when it’s not. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Wanda Morris – January 20th

Wanda Morris, CEO of Dying with Dignity Canada explains how her organization lost its charitable status and how it plans to survive without it. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

GFB Podcast: Bryan LaForme – January 20th

Bryan LaForme, chief of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation, tells the story of  the life and death of 11 year old Makayla Sault, who refused chemotherapy for her leukemia and turned to native healing. Podcast: Play in … read more