Meet Vidushi: Fearless Leader of the PHC

Meet Vidushi: Fearless Leader of the PHC

Posted by on Nov 30, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

This is Vidushi. She’s a 4th year Public Health and Safety student at Ryerson University. She’s a food lover and explorer. She’s a self-dubbed master of comedy. But here at the PHC, we like to describe her as our fearless leader. As the Director of the Planetary Health Commission, a student group founded on the […]

The Coffee You Drink Could Save Thousands of Birds

The Coffee You Drink Could Save Thousands of Birds

Posted by on Nov 24, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Are you a coffee lover? Are you also a lover of living things? Did you know that the coffee you drink could be leaving thousands of birds without a home? If this is news to you, you’re not alone. Birds and Beans, Canada’s only 100% certified bird-friendly coffee roaster, says that most people are shocked […]

3 Ways to De-Stress With Nature at Ryerson

3 Ways to De-Stress With Nature at Ryerson

Posted by on Nov 9, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Exam stress getting you down? Tired of crouching over your laptop? Feeling disconnected with the outside world? Don’t worry. We got you.  Even though our campus is sitting smack dab in the heart of an urban jungle, we’ve still got a few slices of nature to explore here at Ryerson U. Here are the 3 […]

The World Needs More…

On a beautiful Monday afternoon, the Planetary Health Commission participated in the Spring Equity Fair, hosted by Continuing Education Student’s Association of Ryerson (CESAR). The event began with members of PHC interacting with different organizations and setting up the tables with their awesome giveaways, an Instagram cut-out frame to take pictures and lots and lots […]

The Stephen Lewis Conversations – The AIDS Pandemic: Nearly Over or Still Taking a Toll

On Wednesday October 21st, 2015, the Planetary Health Commission in collaboration with the Faculty of Community Services (FCS) successfully hosted our first event, “The Stephen Lewis Conversations – The AIDS Pandemic: Nearly Over or Still Taking a Toll?” We were pleased to welcome Stephen Lewis in conversation with Dr. Alan Whiteside, who brought their vast […]