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Choose science over ignorance

It was quite a week for me with my second dose COVID…

  • Jun 16, 2021
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Because athletes are humans too

Last week was one of controversy on the international sports front with…

  • Jun 9, 2021
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Come down from your high horse

A need for pandemic advice without being condescending

  • Jun 2, 2021
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Choose peace over war

I was maybe in high school and I remember watching the Israel-Palestine…

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Practicing gratitude — a COVID-mantra we all need

Several stories of love, kindness and outpouring of help have been coming…

  • May 19, 2021
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Stop hurting the healers

Last year around this time, I remember I was in Vancouver and…

  • May 12, 2021
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Celebrating books and literacy

Last week, on April 23 was World Book Day and while I…

  • Apr 28, 2021
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Stay in your bubbles, protect your fellow humans

While the vaccination clinics in our small towns have been underway, elsewhere…

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To being a cheerleader for others

Last week, an exchange between a goalie and a fellow teammate, post…

  • Apr 14, 2021
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Paving way for more humane laws

Last week, New Zealand passed another groundbreaking legislation — this time, for…

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Enough with all the hate

A white man went on a terrifying rampage in Atlanta last week,…

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Canada making progress on including sign languages

Last week, Ontario’s Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced that the high schools…

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Choose to challenge the status quo

International Women’s Day just went by and while I am of the…

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More transparency, more information needed

Yet another day, yet another vaccine approved in Canada. Yes, Health Canada…

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What does kindness really look like?

Over the past several months, I have come across over a couple…

  • Feb 24, 2021
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Think, and then some, before adopting a pet

Are you a dog person or a cat person? Someone would ask…

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‘Out of the world’ literacy options for kids today

It hasn’t been easy during the pandemic for anyone, and especially for…

  • Feb 3, 2021
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More women breaking barriers needed today

After a tumultuous four years and an election that ended in chaos…

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Vaccines en-route — so what does it mean for us?

When I started writing for Black Press Media, the pandemic had just…

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Don’t say, but show your gratitude to the frontline workers

With the start to the new year, several people all over the…

  • Jan 13, 2021