Monthly Archives: May 2011

Anyone willing to work on the oil patch?

Categories: Politics

018-OLF_ALB_08_07_OilAlberta Oil Sands #8 (Fort McMurray, Alberta) 2007 by Edward Burtynsky Photo from Edward Burtynsky’s site Contentious topics are due to be abound at the upcoming International Indigenous Summit on Energy and Mining. Resource extraction, best practices, sustainable and responsible resource development, economic education related to mining and energy, green energy, and the opportunities for First Nations to participate in the national and global economies. I have Tweeted, posted in my UNGS Facebook page numerous times, and even talked about it on Urban Nation Live (StreetzFM) about this summit, as I am developing a stronger interest in this sector each … Continued

Partio Season

Categories: Personal

CharliePatioSangria┬áSangria anyone? Yesterday I got to actually leave my house and get out and about. The day kicked off with brunch with fellow Toronto girl blogger, Keri Blog, at the Drake Sky Yard. It was all sorts of fun drinking mimosas and talking about bloggging, vlogging, internet life versus real life, and boys of course … It was a bright and sunny day and it made me really happy to be living in Toronto again. The last time I felt like that was probably somewhere around November last year, yes last year. I kind of hate winter and every winter … Continued

Thought of the Day

Categories: Personal

302234479Last night I went to the Great Canadian Burlesque show at Mitzi’s Sister after shooting a promo trailer and photo for imagineNATIVE Film Festival. I went to see the fabulous Miss Kitsune Star Moon with her burlesque troupe. It reminded me how enchanted I am with all things Burlesque. I have been wanting to try this out for years now. Another thing on the to-do list … So my next step of action is to take a few classes, I have some girlfriends who are also interested in trying it out so hopefully I can round up a few. I … Continued

Vlog: Inclusion Works ’11

Categories: Events

Hey y’all, sorry I have been so quiet lately. In the past two months I have been in Toronto, Parry Sound, LA, Miami, Regina, Albuquerque, and Montreal. Phew! Add to that two huge freelance contracts and my full-time job and you see why I have been a bit MIA (and not the airport code). Here’s a vlog from last week while in Montreal that I hope will suffice for the time being. I am trying to get on top of my vlogs, podcasts so I can create more contact in a seamless manner. Also be on the lookout for giveaways … Continued