Tweet Thursday night on June 20 2013 I was out with a group of Calgarians. We were attending the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, Calgary’s Fast Track program’s showcase and celebration for emerging speakers. We heard about two people who were not able to attend due to the torrential downpour of rain but the evening […]
Tweet Children are affected by natural disasters, but their level of understanding varies with their age and language ability. As parents and caregivers, we want to support them and encourage them to express their feelings and thoughts about the event. Here is an ages and stages guide to help you channel their anxiety into positive […]
Tweet My hubby, Les and I have lived in Calgary, Alberta for over 25 years and this is the first time we have seen this kind of flooding or crisis in our city.
Tweet When our Benjamin was 15 years old we moved to Calgary. We had no idea he was bullied until one day he came home with a whack of hair cut out of the back of his head. Someone in the seat behind him violated his physical space and dignity. I also learned that the first […]
T-shirt slogan: I LOVE Slave Lake, One Year Stronger
May 14 2012 was the anniversary of the Slave Lake, Alberta fire which destroyed approximately one-third of the buildings and left 732 people homeless.