One quote that has always stuck with me when it came to mental health was “We might not all have mental illness, but we all have mental health.” I first heard at a Jack.org national summit that I had the privilege to attend. I wish I could remember which of…read more
Today, the last day in April, marks the end of Sexual Assault Awareness Month. This month is incredibly important to not only honour the many survivors of sexual violence, but advocate for better prevention strategies and ensure that no one has to endure such trauma again.…read more
It is with great joy that I announce that I have been selected to represent the beautiful province of Newfoundland and Labrador at the upcoming Miss Universe Canada pageant this upcoming July. Competing at this pageant has been a dream of mine for as long as I can…read more
The first of the month marked not only the start of a new year, but the start of an entirely new decade. This seems like an ideal time for reflecting on the past ten years and goal-setting for the next. With that being said, I wanted to write a short…read more
We are three days into the 16 Days of Activism to End Violence Against Women and Girls. This year’s theme is #OrangeTheWorld, uniting against rape.
Sexual violence is, heartbreakingly, a universal experience of women around the globe. This ranges from verbal harassment to rape and…read more
Since it’s reading week, and I had no plans during reading week, I thought why not travel somewhere? I took a few days to try to figure out where I might go based on what was feasible, and somehow settled on Paris.
I flew from Exeter airport at…read more
A few days ago, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that he would ban single-use plastics in our country likely beginning in 2021. The timing of this announcement could not have been better, as World Oceans Day was just two days prior.
It comes as no…read more
April 7-13 marks Volunteer Week in Newfoundland and Labrador. Volunteers are the backbones of our communities and without the incredible work that they do, there are many things that would not run as smoothly, and many organizations that would likely be unable to function.
As someone who has…read more
Today is one of the, if not the, most important day of the year. Today is a day of reflection, learning, progress, and action. As cliche as it may sound, today is a day where we must really reflect on how far we’ve come, and critically analyze how far we…read more
If you were to ask any one of the 258 delegates from across Canada when the revolution is, the revolution is now. What revolution? The mental health revolution.
This past weekend, over two hundred youth from across Canada came together in Toronto to discuss barriers facing access to…read more
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