Planting the seed of rural family medicine

Medical students at Community Week lunch with their preceptors at the Ash Grove. Photos: Melissa Botz For many years now, there’s been a need for more rural physicians. To help promote this type of family practice, first year medical students from both Queens University and Ottawa University participate in Community …

Recycling: What are we going to do with it?

Photo: Sharon Gardiner When talking to Stanley (Sam) Dombroskie recently at the Bark Lake landfill about eventually having more recycling depot bins for different products, he asked, “What are we going to do with it?” It’s a really good point. Even though our approach and efforts to recycling are good, …

Thou Shall Not Dump

Photo: Sharon Gardiner Wow, I’m shocked! I just read that Canada is the top producer of garbage per person in the world!  How can that be?!  We share environmental ideas on a global level (e.g. the historic Paris Climate Change Conference, United Nations Conference).  From the outside it looks like …