Clothing that doesn't sacrifice fashion for sustainability
April 20, 2018
Fashion doesn't have to sacrificed for sustainability and several Canadian designers are trying to make a difference in the way they produce clothes. The fashion industry is the second-worst polluting industry but things are changing, albeit slowly. CBC News speaks to two designers who, in different ways, have changed their ways to create clothing that's sustainable, good for the environment and still fashion forward.
Fishy foods: Your seafood may not be what it says on the package
There may be something fishy about your seafood — it might not actually be what it says on the package. Oceana Canada, an ocean research charity, is hoping citizen scientists in Halifax armed with DNA kits will help them sniff out seafood fraud. The group estimates as much as 40 per cent of seafood sold in Canada is mislabelled.
Marijuana legalization gives 420 and cannabis culture a different meaning
With marijuana legalization on the horizon, 420 and cannabis culture are beginning to have a different meaning. For many people, that will mean decriminalizing the drug, and that will be a big deal for those who have criminal records for simple possession of marijuana.
Students hold walkouts on Columbine High School massacre anniversary
Students across the United States held walkouts on the anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. CBC News spoke to a group of students who say the protests are about more than just school shootings — they are about the gun violence in their everyday lives.
North Korea suspends nuclear tests, plans to close nuclear test site
Kim Jong-un says North Korea has suspended its nuclear and long-range missile tests, and also announced plans to close its nuclear test site altogether. The move comes just ahead of planned meetings between Kim Jong-un and leaders of South Korea and the United States. However, there is no word on what will happen to the nuclear weapons and missiles that have already been developed.