Mtl dec6 plaqueWomen are dying. More specifically, they are being killed by men. Every year on December 6th, individuals and organizations across Canada take a moment to ask why and to think about ways we can stop it. December 6th is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The Parliament of Canada established it to mark the anniversary of the murders of 14 female engineering students at L’École Polytechnique in Montreal in 1989. Their killer, a man, targeted the women specifically in an act of violent hatred. The massacre was a symptom -- and became a symbol -- of gender based violence, an issue that we continue to grapple with almost 30 years later.

keldakids- by Anne Finlay-Stewart, Editor

I was watching this little video of Kelda Mikalson dancing with her wee ones at Music Together and it struck me that she has been part of our community for more than ten years now.

Why do people come here? It is a familiar question in social media and coffee shop chatter...

between our steps 12 05 18 doubleRunning through my news feed on Facebook, I came across a post that a friend had shared. It said that the hospice was in need of knitted or quilted lap blankets. I immediately shared this in a message to a member of my church suggesting this might be a good ...

plantsOne more unique reason to come to the Handmade Holiday Market Saturday December 8 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Heartwood Hall.

This year Joanna from Heartwood Home is offering a plant “baby sitting" service...




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