Resources to Support and Understand Anti-Racism and #BlackLivesMatter

The world is calling for transformation; to fight for freedom, liberation, and justice. Here in Canada, we have our own history of colonialism and systemic racism. Below are resources to educate, enable, and inspire activism: What is Systemic Racism? There are two types to consider: Individual Racism refers to an individual’s racist assumptions, beliefs orContinue reading “Resources to Support and Understand Anti-Racism and #BlackLivesMatter”

COVID-19: What is the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)?

With nearly two out of five Canadian households out of work, the impact of the pandemic has left many laid off and struggling to make ends meet. If you have lost income because of COVID-19, the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will provide you with temporary income support. The benefit will provide you with $500Continue reading “COVID-19: What is the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)?”

What to Know About the Pickering Nuclear Power Plant

Ontario woke up to an emergency alert early this morning about an incident at the Pickering Nuclear Generating Station (citing no danger to the public or environment). Many of those who have seen the recent HBO series, Chernobyl, had quite a few thoughts about the error: Aside from the error and concerns around the useContinue reading “What to Know About the Pickering Nuclear Power Plant”

The Most Important Thing to Consider When Accepting an Offer

You’ve put in the work, and nothing is more rewarding than the validation that follows an offer. I’ve worked for thirteen different companies by twenty-five, here are a few things I’ve come to consider being just as important (with number one being the most) than the pay grade. 1. Where You Want to Be InContinue reading “The Most Important Thing to Consider When Accepting an Offer”

How to Create an Application Tracker

An application tracker will help you manage the first steps to any venture you find yourself on: interviews, publishers, competitions, casting calls, even a housing search (shout out to Toronto). Why? It’ll help you keep track of the details beyond putting your name in the hat, like tracking the feedback you’re receiving, being mindful ofContinue reading “How to Create an Application Tracker”

The Best Job Boards to Follow in Toronto

Finding a job can be daunting with the overwhelming number of resources out there. What’s going to be imporant is to make sure you’re monintoring as many different boards as possible, setting up job alerts when you can, and keeping track of where you’ve applied. Once you’ve spotted a few companies that you’re interested in,Continue reading “The Best Job Boards to Follow in Toronto”