A Major Victory for The Mental Well-Being of our Children and Youth!
Yesterday Mike Ellis, the minister for Mental Health and addictions, announced an additional $87 million over three years that will go to school-based mental health and pediatric rehabilitation supports.
View previous media mentions here.
"Calgarians invited to tune into online mayoral forum this Thursday"
A mayoral forum featuring four of the top contenders in Calgary’s mayoral race will take place Thursday via Zoom.
The Calgary Alliance for the Common Good and Action Dignity are partnering to hold the online mayoral forum at 7 p.m.
"Reconciliation through Indigenous art is the theme at a Calgary mall."
The exhibit features work from 17 Indigenous artists and is located in Southcentre Mall's Art Corner on the second floor.
Tapisa Kilabuk is one of the event organizers with the Calgary Alliance for the Common Good that's collaborating with Colouring it Forward Reconciliation Society for the six week long exhibit.
"Just having this kind of representation in Calgary is just so wonderful and so beautiful and so inclusive," said Kilabuk. "When I was here the other day helping with the orange shirts and I was overwhelmed with emotion because I've never seen anything like...
Opinion: I'm a pastor; in the face of genocide, the soul of my church is threatened
In July, our lead organizer wrote an opinion editorial through the CBC's editorial section. You can view it here.
Churches are burning. Others are sprayed in orange and red with the haunting words: "We were children."
But these are small losses compared to thousands of graves of children. What are a few buildings, when the church is losing its spiritual legitimacy? Who in their right mind would turn for spiritual hope to institutions that preach love but participated in and hid the abuse and deaths of thousands of children at residential schools in Canada?