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Not all bodies are the same, and that’s OK

Not all bodies are the same, and that’s OK

There are not many things I imagine being worse in a modern context for a female's sense of self-esteem than to try on dresses several sizes too small or too big in front of both their peers and a half dozen mirrors.
Normalizing abuse is normal

Normalizing abuse is normal

When you’re in the midst of it, or have never learned what a healthy relationship looks like, it can be easy to miss the persistent and lingering undercurrent of abusive behaviour. 
Teacher 'files' will become facebook fodder

Teacher 'files' will become facebook fodder

Hunting for trouble
Such a low bar

Such a low bar

Stop telling me how good you are for not tolerating bad things.
Today commemorates internment of Ukrainian immigrants

Today commemorates internment of Ukrainian immigrants

Between the years of 1914-1920, more than 8,000 "enemy aliens" were held in camps across Canada.
The never-ending stack of books

The never-ending stack of books

Tsundoku — the Japanese term means to acquire reading materials that you let pile up in your home and on your shelves without reading them. The expression accepts and embraces the fact that there will always be more knowledge and information than any one person can take in during a lifetime.
Time to Act on Online Harassment

Time to Act on Online Harassment

Canadians rely on their newspapers and news media to be their trusted sources of information, helping them make informed choices and holding people and institutions, including governments and corporations, accountable.
Vote for what you know

Vote for what you know

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A vow a silence

A vow a silence

As I continue to speak, I look forward to the day I will go silent.
There is always hope

There is always hope

Walking 5 km under bright, sunny skies is hardly a challenge compared to what so many other people are going through on a daily basis...