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Food and Land Distribution in Parkdale, Toronto: An E4A Internship with the Parkdale Community Food Hub (by Molly Fremes)

Working with the Parkdale Community Food Hub (PCFH) was the perfect E4A internship for a super-nerd with a passion for political agroecology and ecological economics (read: me). South Parkdale’s food access challenges are a microcosm of the failures of the Canadian food system. This system, both shaped by […]

A continuing journey from engineering to relationships (by Caleb Gingrich Regehr)

“There are big problems in the world. I excel at science and math. Engineers solve problems.” These three ideas determined my choice of undergrad program. I was going to learn what I needed to use technology to solve climate change and poverty. In my words of the time, […]

Taking Sides, Facts Be Damned: On the importance of relational quality for cognitive clarity (by John Adams)

(This blog post is adapted from a presentation given at the May 2018 Economics for the Ecozoic symposium and the July 2018 CANSEE Grad Student Research Symposium.) Upton Sinclair, the famous “muckraker” of the gilded age, used to say, “It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his […]