Author Archives: Amber Mac

Tech & Tips for Entrepreneurs: Small Business Month 2022

October is small business month across Canada. If you’re one of the millions of people running your own company, tech expert and entrepreneur Amber Mac has 4 top tips & tech tools to build back better. 1. Get a grip on your financials Tech tool to get paid faster:… Read More

Back-to-School Tech Tips with Amber Mac 2022

With back-to-school just a few short days away for many of us, it’s a good time to get organized when it comes to technology. Here are some essential tech tips for a smooth September and the products to make it happen. Choose a Long-Lasting Laptop Acer Swift… Read More

This is Mining S3E5: Can Canada win the race to unlock critical minerals?

Energy security. Environmental protection. Climate action. These ambitious goals set by the Government of Canada are often viewed as at odds with each other. But are they really? Or do they collectively represent a generational economic opportunity for Canadians? Natural Resources Minister Jonathan Wilkinson,  Anita Balakrishnan from The Logic and… Read More

Hot Summer Tech to Save Time & Have More Fun!

With summer well underway, we’re all thinking about ways we can save time in our homes and have more fun on the road. To share the hottest tech of the summer, Amber Mac is here with her top picks. Amber, let’s start making smarter summer s’mores. Cooking: Make Perfect S’Mores… Read More

This Is Mining S3E3: Indigenous Activism Turned Advocacy

Canada has the critical minerals the world needs for electrification and a green energy future, but accessing them is not without roadblocks. Two major challenges are investment and permitting, both intertwined when it comes to the rights and interests of Indigenous peoples in major Northern development projects. JP Gladu, prominent… Read More

This Is Mining S3E1: Geopolitics & the Demand for Critical Minerals

The growth and demand for critical minerals is impressive and daunting, according to our first guest, Duncan Wood, the Vice President for Strategy & New Initiatives at the Wilson Center, a Washington DC based think tank. We can’t have an energy transition without extractive resources, Wood says, and the race… Read More

Earth Day Tech 2022: 5 Tips, Tools, & Products

Earth Day is coming up on Friday, April 22nd, so it’s a good time to learn about making sustainable choices for your home and the planet. Here are five new green-friendly tech tips, tools, and product with a focus on a better future. Save Energy with a Smart Thermostat… Read More