Grief into Gratitude

Do you ever hear a sound, do an activity or smell a smell that reminds you of a relative who is no longer here? In those moments do you pay attention to your feelings? Do you feel grief or do you feel gratitude? If you can have more gratitude in your life you will be … Continue reading Grief into Gratitude

No Mistakes

I was chatting with an amazing leader in our community yesterday and something struck me. We were talking about how we felt extreme gratitude to be able to go into the spaces and place we do and to advocate for future generations while trying to listen to the wisdom of those who came before us. … Continue reading No Mistakes

10 Questions for Sai Rajagopal – Green

This is part of a series of posts I am writing, open to all Winnipeg North candidates in the 2019 federal elextion #Elxn43 1. Do you live in the riding? Which neighbourhood and for how long? I don't live in the riding, but I live next to Health Sciences Centre so about 2km away! However, … Continue reading 10 Questions for Sai Rajagopal – Green

10 Questions for Kevin Lamoureux – Liberal

This is part of a series of posts I am writing, open to all Winnipeg North candidates in the 2019 federal elextion #Elxn43 1. Do you live in the riding? Which neighbourhood and for how long? I currently live in the Maples but since leaving the military (1985), I have lived in the following communities Weston, … Continue reading 10 Questions for Kevin Lamoureux – Liberal

Everyday Should Be World Mental Health Day

Today, Thursday October 10, is recognized as #WorldMentalHealthDay. It got me, and I'm sure many of you, thinking why would we isolate such an important and life saving message to one day? There's also Mental Health week and month (in May) but I am of the opinion we should be sharing mental health resources with … Continue reading Everyday Should Be World Mental Health Day

After the Rallies: Where Do We Go From Here?

The last few months, the Canadian Public has been witness to large demonstrations focusing on Indigenous topics accompanied by peaceful protests, educational workshops and ceremonies. Many people see the rallies, or attend the rallies as a way of getting involved in the beginning and that is great, we’re doing it, the movement is alive. But … Continue reading After the Rallies: Where Do We Go From Here?

Don’t Panic…Organize!

Sometimes it feels like our world is in constant danger. The news is more depressing than informative and the language used in explaining systems and political challenges is filled with dog whistles and double meanings. Many people will are well versed in identifying the challenge of issue that is most harming them...but very few people … Continue reading Don’t Panic…Organize!