The Transformational Power of Being Heard

Contributed by Samantha Peck.  “A welcome reprieve from the harsh realities of life.” “A transformative experience.” “Life changing.” These are a few of the things I was told by the family caregivers who participated in expressive writing workshop sessions run by the Toronto Writers Collective. In March 2020, long-term care was rocked by the onset […]

Health crisis consolidates global wealth

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Contributed by André Bermon, Publisher of The Bridge News. Behind the hysteria of Covid-19 cases and deaths, the wealth of the top percenters continues to grow. While the pandemic has upended the lives of millions of people around the world, large corporations are quietly amassing one of the largest consolidations of wealth in human history. […]

WRITE IN

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Contributed by Shirin Tobie-Paul. I brought my children to their weekly chess game at the Evelyn Gregory Library where I found a page about a weekly writing workshop. How serendipitous! I was looking for an activity that allowed me to slow down. I inquired about the workshop, signed up for the next week and my […]