Happy Birthday Rehtaeh! You would be turning 25 today and all I felt this morning when I got up was immense saddness. I cried so hard for you today, and for all the yesterdays we never had a chance to share.
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.
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
https://youtu.be/NyBZgUQeHOs East coast rocker Adam Baldwin performs a stripped down solo rendition of his heartrending tribute to Rehtaeh Parsons. The song appears on Adam's album 'No Telling When (Precisely Nineteen Eighty-Five').
One of Canada's most iconic journalists died yesterday. Christie Blatchford, 68, passed away following a short battle with cancer. I met Christie once while out walking my pug Ozzy. I've read a lot about how she loved dogs and there wasn't a dog in Toronto she didn't want to say hello too. At first I