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 […]
I met him at my first WE Day and I’ve seen him at least a dozen times since then. I have loved every time. He always greets me with a warm hug, tells powerful stories on stage and always inspires the audience. But the next time I see him, at WE Day Vancouver, it is […]
Since 2012, October 11th has been a day to draw attention to the issues and challenges girls around the world face, while at the same time, empowering them to reach their fullest potential. #DayOfTheGirl is everything I stand for, you can see why it’s one of my favourite days of the year. This year, I […]