About Glen Canning

Glen Canning is an award winning advocate for victims of sexual assault and one of Huffington Post Canada's top contributors.
13 04, 2024

Fixing Old Things

2024-04-13T11:35:16+00:00April 13th, 2024|Categories: Mental Health|Tags: , |

"It can be coins or sports or politics or horses or music or faith... the saddest people I've ever met in life are the ones who don't care deeply about anything at all. Passion and satisfaction go hand in hand, and without them, any happiness is only temporary, because there's nothing to make it

7 04, 2024

11 Years Without Her

2024-04-07T11:16:50+00:00April 7th, 2024|Categories: Rehtaeh Parsons|Tags: |

Anniversaries are hard,  especially the ones that mark the loss of a loved one. Today it's been 11 years without Rehtaeh. I received a gift last night, something that happens less and less with every passing year. I switched on my phones ringer and very briefly thought, just in case she calls. Those kinds

19 03, 2024

A Man’s Guide to Talking About Rape

2024-03-19T16:42:59+00:00March 19th, 2024|Categories: Sexual Violence|Tags: , , , , |

I was sexually assaulted by a woman in 1983 while serving with the Navy in Halifax. Being a young man with some money I drank more than I should have and ended up in a house I was unfamiliar with. Someone there put me to bed, but they didn't leave me alone. I remember

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