February is Black History Month, a celebration of the achievements and advancements of the Black community. After a 2020 filled with national calls for racial equality and international Black Lives Matter protests, many are wondering what they can do to support the Black community and celebrate Black history in 2021.
12 Days of Holiday Cheer
It's been a roller-coaster of a year but for today's #12DaysOfHolidayCheer we're encouraging you to do a Random Act of Kindness! The holiday season is soon upon us and gift-giving is probably already on your mind. Sometimes, the best gift is giving to those in need. This holiday season, look into your community to see if there’s an event you can volunteer at or an organization you can donate to. Here’s a list to start you off on your search for organizations to give back to in London.
It is normal to feel anxious, stressed and lonely during these uncertain times. Increased isolation, change in routine, and fear can all have a major impact on our well-being. Although we can’t always control external events, we can control how we respond to them. Here are some tips from the Canadian Mental Health Association on how to regain power during these difficult times.
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While we can’t open our doors to you just yet, we still want to bring you entertainment! As the nation adjusts to the new reality of life at home, several artists and musical institutions are taking the show online to share some musical joy during these trying times.
The entertainment world has come together during this time and thanks to their dedication and creativity, there are plenty of things you can watch from the comfort of your couch. From Miley Cyrus to the Harlem Globetrotters, there is something for everyone!
For a list of local artists performing on Facebook live CLICK HERE
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On Saturday, June 6, 2020, thousands of people gathered in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement in Victoria Park and the weekend’s rally has taught us that we need to continue to take action.
Budweiser Gardens and Spectra have a responsibility to the diverse communities in which we live and work. To champion social justice, equality and meaningful change. To call out and condemn racism, hatred and violence. We must redirect the roar of the crowd to now demand real, systemic change. We stand with our colleagues, partners and neighbours as we make our voices heard and challenge injustice.
We've compiled some resources to help amplify forces for change in our community and within Canada, from donating to educational tools and more.