You don’t have to be a talented artist to help Vancouver Mural Festival organizers brighten up the city next year.
The non-profit group behind the free public arts festival, Create Vancouver Society, said it’s already planning 2020’s event with the goal to make its fifth year even bigger — and is asking for your help for the first time to bring that big vision to life.
“This year on Earth Day, the Indigenous Environmental Studies and Sciences (IESS) program at Trent University is bringing together experts, researchers, and people from across the world interested in creating transformative change for a three-day conference aimed at bringing together Indigenous teachings and traditional knowledge to address complex global environmental issues…”
"Independent local researchers are raising money for the third phase of a groundbreaking study that uses a pharmaceutical grade version of the party drug ecstasy to treat patients with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder..."
Cherryfield — Cottontail Cottage Farm Sanctuary, a 501(c)3, nonprofit, dedicated to providing a forever home to farm and companion animals, has taken a big hit by this year’s covid-19 pandemic.
In March, due to the threat of COVID-19, the sanctuary closed its doors not only to the public, but it’s volunteers as well, in an effort to put the health and safety of the animals first. This left just the Nichols family, who reside on the premises, to carry out the day to day running of the farm and care for the animals.
“Each new week brings with it an abundance of new gadgets — whether devised by tech giants like Google and Samsung or pushed by hopeful entrepreneurs to Kickstarter, they run the gamut from useful to niche to tech that nobody really needs…”
“Once a niche funding source for personal projects and products no consumer would ever want to buy, crowdfunding has evolved into a legitimate, common form of capital for startups and innovative businesses…”