27 04, 2018

#ManUpInspire @ManUpLDHSS

By |2018-04-27T06:35:13+00:00April 27th, 2018|Categories: Random Posts|

Yesterday it was a full house at Ottawa’s City Hall for the 2018 ManUp Conference. It was an honour to be there and meet the young men who are tackling issues around gender based violence. This years event was hosted by TSN’s Ian Mendes and we discussed men’s objectification of women and non-violent intervention strategies. […]

22 04, 2018

Male Students Host #ManUpInspire Conference on Ending Violence Against Women

By |2018-04-22T06:35:13+00:00April 22nd, 2018|Categories: Sexual Violence|

Yesterday it was a full house at Ottawa’s City Hall for the 2018 ManUp Conference. It was an honour to be there and meet the young men who are tackling issues around gender based violence. This years event was hosted by TSN’s Ian Mendes and we discussed men’s objectification of women and non-violent intervention strategies. […]

9 04, 2018

A Tribute to Rehtaeh

By |2018-04-09T06:35:13+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |

Originally posted on Huffington Post Canada – 5 Years Later, Rehtaeh’s Tragedy Is A Story Of Hope Five years isn’t a very long time when you live under the umbrella of loss and grief. I wanted to write something to honour the memory of my daughter Rehtaeh on the fifth anniversary of her death but […]

4 04, 2018

We Need to Talk About Suicide #EndTheStigma #MentalHealth

By |2018-04-04T06:35:13+00:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Mental Health|

Today in Canada approximately 11 people will end their lives by suicide and approximately 210 others will attempt it. Five years ago my daughter was one of those people, and five years later the pain is just as great as it ever was. If regrets and grief were dirt, I could shovel a mountain and still […]

4 04, 2018

Five Years Ago Today We Said Goodbye #RehtaehParsons

By |2018-04-04T06:35:06+00:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |

Five years ago today I spoke to my daughter Rehtaeh for the last time. I picked her up from an appointment on Quinpool Road in Halifax at 9 PM to drive her home. Along the way we talked about God, the , Buddha, forgiveness, jobs, friends, her iPad, her boyfriend, her friends, therapy, university, love, her […]

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