#WinterLovePEI – A Story of How Ordinary Citizens Are Improving Winter and Charlottetown

  Hello everyone, It’s been a while, but I’m back!  I’ve been busy with a number of things, and I’ve really wanted to keep blogging, sharing, learning. So here we are! One of the things I’ve been busy with is the #WinterAction Campaign. The Event page details are found by clicking here. Also, check out Discover Charlottetown’s rad photo contest here, great prizes galore! This Campaign is about answer “What would Charlottetown (or your community) look like if we took full advantage of Winter? How would our lives change?” In short, often we hear negative comments about winter, about shovelling, about … Continue reading #WinterLovePEI – A Story of How Ordinary Citizens Are Improving Winter and Charlottetown

How German Homes Maximize Efficiency And What We Can Learn From It

I’m passionate about being the best versions of ourselves, and efficiency is key in this regard. I’m passionate about this in terms of home heating as well. I dislike wasting energy and in particular fossil fuels. This new video explains how Germans heat their homes and how energy efficiency is regulated there. A few highlights: Smaller homes (1800 sq feet) Efficient heating system with hot water Triple pane windows with passive solar energy Furnace/boiler is always serviced/maximize Government regulated emissions testing! My first thought after watching this video is : what is stopping us from putting in place some of these measures? If we start doing things … Continue reading How German Homes Maximize Efficiency And What We Can Learn From It

How a Crowdfunding Campaign Brought Me So Much More Than Money

As many of you know already, I’ve been selected (alongside my sister Nathalie) as one of the 50 Emerging leaders of Atlantic Canada.  We will attend a Summit of all 50 leaders from the 4 Atlantic provinces next week. This post is to talk about our fundraising for this event. We both needed to raise $500, so we decided to do a crowdfunding campaign. We are excited to say that we’ve achieved our objective. https://goo.gl/njg6IV Before continuing, I would like to thank all our supporters for their generous contributions. It is humbling and touching to have received such support. Thank … Continue reading How a Crowdfunding Campaign Brought Me So Much More Than Money