One of the questions that I get asked a lot is how I learn about the different issues I’m passionate about and how I find the resources and tools to take action. My answer is that it’s never just one place and that it’s usually a combination of the internet, social media and people. The […]
Expressing myself is something that has always felt natural to me. So, when I started thinking about spreading my message far and wide, being in control of my online voice was an important first step. My family has always been supportive when it comes to sharing my voice and values with the world. So, when […]
I went to my very first March in January of 2016. It was the Women’s March in Toronto and it was such a powerful moment. I felt a sense of togetherness, community and I could feel all the change that was being created and all the inspiration that was being sparked right there. It was […]
Now, perhaps more than ever before, our voices matter. More than anything in the world, I believe that all of our voices matter and that we need to be empowered to stand up and speak up anywhere and everywhere. We need to be confident that we can speak to the issues that matter to us whether that is in a classroom or online. I believe that we are getting there and there are examples of strong, confident and outspoken leaders among us that show us what is possible.
Would you believe me if I told you that bees are a vital part of our environment, economy and daily lives? I probably wouldn’t have believed me either until last year, but it’s true. 1 in 3 bites of the food we eat is made possible by bees and other pollinators. 90% of the world […]
Happy International Women’s Day! This past year has been full of milestones for women and their rights, whether it was the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements, or the huge amount of women making strides in the world and creating their own change. Now more than ever, we need to celebrate women and how they are changing […]
In honour of the 10th anniversary of Pink Shirt Day, I’m sharing an excerpt from my book, Momentus: Small Acts, Big Change, featuring my interview with Travis Price, Anti-Bullying Advocate and Co-Founder of Pink Shirt Day. From supporting one bullied teenager in Nova Scotia, to supporting and educating youth around the world, Travis Price is […]
Today is #BellLetsTalk Day, a day to raise awareness about mental health and the importance of talking about it. Like many other designated days, weeks or months (Pink Shirt Day, Black History Month, Earth Day, Indigenous Rights Day) this day is a kickstarter to talking about mental health. It is a call to action to […]