"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.
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.
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.