Advocacy & News

The Consequences of a Revised ‘Public Charge’ Rule

As of October 15th, the Trump administration will be implementing a revised ‘public charge’ immigration rule that increases restrictions on those seeking permanent residency (a green card). Here’s what you need to know about how this refocused policy will affect legal immigration and the country as a whole …

Everyday Lifestyle

Going Vegan!

I’m not here to convert you to veganism or shout at you over your love of bacon, but to take a look at my own foray into a plant-based diet ... and the food revolution going on in America right now.

Everyday Lifestyle, Uncategorized

Understanding U.S. Health Insurance

If you're moving to the United States, understanding how health insurance and health care works is really important. Here is some key information ...

Everyday Lifestyle

A Good Neighbour with a Gun

Twice this year I’ve been awoken by the sound of gunshots. The most recent was when a man living in a nearby house shot at his girlfriend during an argument. There was a stand-off with police, and then SWAT arrived and fired tear gas through a window to get the suspect out. Nobody was hurt - a fact I’m incredibly grateful for as I watched the whole incident unfold.