Yesterday, in Bonnycastle Park, I came across two women during lunch hour sitting on a bench talking about sex. I tried not to eavesdrop but it was too interesting not to.
As she taught me what she called Chainsaw Sewing, Heather said,”If it’s too long, cut a piece off. If it’s too short, add a piece.” If only we could have sewed on years to a life cut unfairly short.
Ever since an anonymous donor helped him attend university, Raymond Currie has spent his life helping others; now he’s been recognized by the Governor General as a Caring Canadian.
Not many women want to deal with diapers and milk bottles at 53. But this retired educator made a decision to adopt a child 11 years ago and has since single-handedly raised three other children.
Roxy was crying outside the stadium. An elderly man suddenly offered her his two tickets for free. They couldn’t believe what was happening.
The Friends of the Winnipeg Public Library were honoured with two awards recently, recognizing the outstanding volunteer work of past president, Susan Fraser.
If we approach reconciliation and philanthropy in a collective and respectful manner we can move forward in a way that benefits both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.
They look so healthy, so young. They are non-smokers, who exercise, eat well and don’t work with hazardous materials. Yet, many are diagnosed with lung cancer and they are the reason for this week’s Inspire for Life Walk at The Forks.
When you know the name of your neighbour there is less crime, you are healthier, and you are more resilient in a time of crisis. To have a healthy city you must have healthy communities.
Over 600 people attended Community Foundations of Canada’s national conference opening ceremony, which focused on Aboriginal partnerships.