Impact Blog

The Oxford Dictionary defines the word edge as the outside limit of an object, area or surface. It`s that place next to the steep drop; the point before something unpleasant or momentous occurs, as personal as an epiphany at...

Impact this week!

We have a number of interesting discussions planned this week as we look at how the TMX Golf Tournament is benefiting both the Non-Profits, Room to Read and The Cerebral Palsy Association of BC and Power to Be, the...
The problems we see on the streets of our cities with growing homelessness, disconnectedness and aloneness are likely to get worse as our planet heats up and more people around the world are thrown into uncertainty. The instability of...

Climate Change

When given the time to explore a conversation of what wilderness might be, it’s easy to understand how climate change is affecting it. Perhaps more importantly, there is the growing realisation that it may not matter what wilderness is,...

Art & Culture

As a reluctant critic on a path to understanding the role of criticism, a few questions seem obvious — such as what influence does art and culture have on society and how we look at ourselves, each other and...

Conversations

I love all the different conversations we have on Impact and this week was no exception as we learned bout IBS, eco-justice, eco-dharma the Florian Knights and more about the opioid crisis and its impact on the street as...

Earth Day!

Earth Day is this Saturday and we've spent the week talking about our earth and environmental related interviews! Monday we spoke with Naomi Oreskes. She is considered one of the world's experts on climate change and wrote the forward...
We started our week at the edges of the Boreal Forest in Finland with Tero Mustonen, the Director of the Snowchange Challenge and co-author of a new climate change study. Interesting and similar perspectives from the other side of...

Impact’s Purpose

“Impact “is a daily radio program. It’s all about our community and people who are doing wonderful things here as well as around the world that have are, umm, having an impact on our lives. We have scheduled another LGBTQ...

Global Warning

It's hard to believe that little more than a generation ago, most Canadians had no idea what Global warming was, the ozone layer, or acid rain. The distinction between renewable and non-renewable resources was unknown. Concepts like endangered species...