Courtney Jones

National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

2019-02-01

February 1st – 7th in Canada is Eating Disorder Awareness Week. In an age where we are constantly bombarded by images in the media about how we should look, and what shape and size we should be, it comes as no surprise that one million Canadians struggle with…

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National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada

2018-12-06

Today is a hard day. On this day, December 6, violence against women is in the spotlight. On this day, we are forced to think about a list of 14 women who were murdered in 1989 simply because they were women. The gunman walked into École Polytechnique in Montreal and…

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International Day of Persons With Disabilities

2018-12-03

Today, December 3, was declared by the United Nations as the International Day of Persons With Disabilities. The purpose of this day is to promote the rights and well-being of people living with disabilities. This year’s theme is empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality. This…

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Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador

2018-11-19

This weekend, I had the opportunity to spend the weekend with contestants at the Miss Achievement Newfoundland and Labrador Scholarship Program. Thirty incredibly accomplished young women from across the province came together where they competed in fitness, academics, public speaking and talent. All of these young women have already accomplished…

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Sunday Drive

2018-11-14

This Sunday, I had the opportunity to participate in a half hour long panel on the topic of Women in Politics at a local radio station. The show, hosted by Darrell Power, takes place every Sunday and covers a variety of topics.

Myself along with Caitlyn Urquhart and…

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Miles for Smiles

2018-10-26

Last week, I had the opportunity to volunteer at the annual Christmas at the Glacier in Mount Pearl at the Miles for Smiles table. Miles for Smiles is an organization that is dedicated to the awareness and prevention of child abuse. In Newfoundland and Labrador, they host support…

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Light The Night

2018-10-14

This past weekend, I had the privilege of working with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada at their annual Light The Night walk. It was wonderful to see such a strong community come together to raise money for this important cause. The weather wasn’t the best, it…

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