Brenda shares her allyship journey
Brenda Bot-Drake flies her Pride flag year-round. It all began when she visited her husband’s parents in the small town of Kincardine, Ont. She noticed the community, home to about 11,000 people, had a Pride parade, a rainbow crosswalk, and businesses with Pride flags in their windows.
Jody reflects on her Métis identity
Growing up, Jody Lussier knew everyone in her small town in rural Saskatchewan. Back then, St. Louis was home to just five or six families—all Métis, including Jody’s. “We’d joke that we had our own small-town slang,” she says with a laugh. “If you were going to the store, you’d say, ‘I’m goin’ to the store me.’ People would say, ‘Oh, you’re speaking with your Métis slang again.”
Belinda is keeping Halifax’s shoreline clean
Belinda Wilson, Store Manager at a Real Atlantic Superstore® in Halifax, can’t help but care about the ocean. “Being a daughter of a fisherman, I know firsthand how garbage impacts our oceans,” she says. “And no matter where you are in Nova Scotia, you are no more than an hour away from a shoreline, so when I saw the opportunity to be a part of this initiative that works to keep our shorelines clean, I was in.”
Jennifer fights climate change by gardening
When it comes to tackling climate change at home, chances are you’re thinking about ways to drive less, use less energy and reduce waste. But there’s one area that often gets overlooked when it comes to helping make a big impact: your garden.
April opens up about her mental health
When April Ramhit started working at Loblaw as a Customer Service Specialist, Fresh Meat in 2020, she had already been dealing with mental illness for decades. In fact, she remembers being depressed at just seven years old.
Alessandra mentors the business leaders of tomorrow
When Alessandra Bisaillon learned about the PC Financial® Resilience Project Accelerator, she’d only been working at PC Bank for two months. The program is the product of a partnership with Enactus Canada, an organization that fosters entrepreneurial spirit at post-secondary institutions. With PC Financials' commitment to Enactus, six teams of university students across Canada are tasked with creating a project that promotes financial literacy and education in underserved populations.