A day I used to fear has arrived again. Fathers Day. This year it feels different, almost relieving, like my mind has moved to accept what I can't change. This year I can hear her voice. I know it's what she would want and what she would say if she only could. "Happy Fathers Day!"
This is an older video I recently found. The Japanese news network sent a journalist and camera crew all the way to Halifax to shoot this segment.
A 19-year-old Black Lives Matter protester Oluwatoyin Salau has been found dead days after tweeting that a man who offered her a ride to church had molested her, according to reports on Twitter. Salau was last seen in Tallahassee, Florida, on June 6, reported USA Today citing the Tallahassee Police Department. Before she disappeared, Salau posted
Incidents of domestic violence have skyrocketed in Canada with victims confined to their homes along with their abusers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. In response, the Canadian Women's Foundation put together an educational video on how to ask for help without speaking or leaving an online trace. If you are, or know someone who is,
Thanks for the birthday wishes! They came in from all over the world and I appreciate the thoughtfulness!
17 May 2010 /// Thanks for visiting. If this is your first time on my site, welcome! I appreciate all the feedback and support I've been given these past 7 years. It hasn't been easy but I have arrived at a place where I'm finally finding peace with myself and the loss of my daughter
The following message was posted by Rehtaeh's mom Leah on Facebook. It's a wonderful tribute to an amazing soul, RCMP Constable Heidi Stevenson. Heidi, a 23-year veteran of the RCMP, died in the line of duty, protecting the people of Nova Scotia during the devastating murder spree that began Sunday in the village of Portapique.
The news out of Nova Scotia is unbelievably heartbreaking. My thoughts are with those who have lost a loved one, a friend, a neighbour, a teacher, a nurse, and a heroic RCMP Officer. RCMP say at least 17 people are dead, including one of their officers, after a man who at one point wore a
Today won't be easy and I'm sitting here not sure what to say or write and thinking I should just go for a walk. Rehtaeh died seven years ago today at the age of 17 following a suicide attempt on April 4th. Seven years without her smile, her infectious laugh, her warmth and kindness. It
It took a while, but I finally got my hands on Resilience is Futile by Julie LaLonde. If you haven't read it you can find it on Amazon or any number of booksellers in Canada. I know Julie and consider her a dear friend, so reading a book like this wasn't easy. It's infuriating, heartbreaking,