Winding down after the worst wildfire season on record for British Columbia, the provincial state of emergency and evacuation orders have been rescinded. In the CBC News article, “Fires compound losses of harvestable timber in BC's Interior,” it is stated that in just three months, nearly 50,000 people were displaced from their homes and costed the province more than $510 million to fight (Kelly, 2017). The lack of precipitation and fuel buildup resulted in the merger of nineteen forest fires to form the single largest blaze in BC history. In addition to this fire, a total of 1.2 million... [+] Read more
So I ended up with a very small book, with the dimensions of around 3x5 inches and weighed approximately 1 pound, by Culpepper published in 1751 titled, “Complete and Experienced Midwife.” This book was probably used by lower-classed midwifes during the 18th century as a guide to child bearing and proper remedies for the diseases. At first glance of the book, the cover is made from leather and is probably the original cover, since the cover seems to used and scuffed with marks. Once you open the book you see that the font is really small but is very legible and it is written in English, the... [+] Read more
Hi, as a former student I might not have any relevance in the context of this website anymore. However if any teachers are interested
I stumbled upon this interesting project. Since it's a newsactivism class I believe that this setup is more user friendly, simple to apply and
most importantly interesting to read.
Hope you can make something out of this,
Neil Young and his “Honor the Treaties” tour have caused much controversy and major disputes with its involvement to stop the Athabasca Oil Sands from extracting oil from the first nation reserves. Methods to extract the tar sands from the native reserves are a huge threat to problems occurring such as: fish in the water streams, greenhouse gases, and the violation of treaties. Neil Young’s movement is beneficial because it is making people aware of the major destructions that the government is making in order to profit.
To begin, studies show that toxic by-products from the tar sands... [+] Read more