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Raising Awareness around Gender-Based Violence

Posted on: Tuesday, December 1st, 2020 under blog

Since 1981, the Government of Alberta had designated November 25, 2020, as the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. The United Nations General Assembly recognized this day in 2000 and invited others to raise awareness around gender-based violence on this day every year. A definition the UN General assembly defined violence against […]


Bisexual Visibility Day

Posted on: Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 under blog

On September 23, we celebrate Bisexual people and bring bisexuality to light, which is the ‘B’ of the LGBTQ+ acronym. Bisexuality can be defined as a person who is attracted (physically and/or emotionally) to people of the same or different genders. Bisexual people do not necessarily have an equal attraction to men and women or […]


Stand Together to Fight for Women’s Rights

Posted on: Saturday, March 7th, 2020 under blog

In recognition of International Women’s Day, it is important to take note of the inequality occurring in society; this includes the inequality in payment at work for women.    It is estimated that women earn $0.77 for every $1 that is earned by men for the same jobs. This may not seem significant, but it […]


Mental Health Awareness

Posted on: Sunday, October 7th, 2018 under blog

Mental health is MORE than mental illnesses Did you know 1 in 5 people in Canada in a given year will experience a mental health problem. There are many mental health concerns out there such as: depression, anxiety, psychosis, bereavement, etc. Here are some common signs: Withdrawing from people or activities you would normally enjoy. […]