B Corporations are coming together as a force for good in Toronto

"B in Action" is a community project created to demonstrate what happens when businesses focused on the triple bottom line (People, Planet & Profit) come together in support of a good cause. Certified BCorporations, startups and pending BCorps were invited to do good by donating produc and funds to support a local charitable organization. 

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Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Listening to This One Song Reduces Anxiety by 65 Percent, Neuroscientists Discover.  This song was specifically designed to induce this highly relaxed state. Created by Marconi Union, the musicians teamed up with sound therapists to carefully arranged harmonies, rhythms and bass lines, which in turn slow a listener’s heart rate and blood pressure, while also lowering stress hormones like cortisol.  In fact, the music is so effective, that many of the female participants became drowsy — to the point where lead researcher Dr. David Lewis-Hodgson advises against listening to it while driving.

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New Park and Trail Launch the Next Era of Ontario Place

For the first time in more than 40 years, Ontario residents and visitors can enjoy a spectacular part of Toronto's waterfront at Ontario Place's newly opened park and trail.  As progress on Ontario Place continues, the site will be at the centre of the action as the province celebrates Ontario's 150th anniversary, a year-long celebration that aims to honour Ontario's past, showcase the present and inspire future generations.

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Food Evolution | A fresh, Provocative Perspective On The Critical Issue of Food

From Academy Award®-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy (THE GARDEN, FAME HIGH, OT: OUR TOWN) and narrated by esteemed science communicator Neil deGrasse Tyson, FOOD EVOLUTION is set amidst a brutally polarized debate marked by fear, distrust, and confusion: the controversy surrounding GMOs and food. 

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Personal Emergency Leave for All Workers

Ontario is taking historic action to create more opportunity and security for workers with a plan for Fair Workplaces and Better Jobs. As part of this plan, the government will expand personal emergency leave to include an across-the-board minimum of at least two paid days per year for all workers. 

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