Myriam was the daughter of a wealthy and successful man growing up in a luxurious home in the suburbs. But her postcard-perfect childhood was a façade. Charismatic and charming to those outside the family, Myriam’s father was a tyrant who frequently beat her and her brother. When she was three, he beat her until she [...]
It has been said that the hardest part of writing is finding a story to tell. But for the English students at our on-site school, stories of depth and complexity flow easily. In their young lives, our youth have experienced much more pain and loss than most of their peers. Through essays, poetry and short [...]
More than 10,800 Ontarian residents signed our petition urging the Province to do more to combat sex trafficking in Ontario. Twenty other community organizations lent their support. The petition asked Premier Kathleen Wynne to move to a broader, more coordinated approach to address the growth of sex trafficking in our province. Ontario has the bulk [...]
Savour the sultry flavors of Tuscany with this one-dish family meal. With fresh herbs, sundried tomatoes, black olives and chili, this entrée is molto delizioso!
Before Nathaniel was old enough to understand why, he was tormented for being gay. He grew up in a large family on a small Caribbean island. From a tender age, he was verbally abused and spoken to in an explicit way. Everywhere he went, he was called “anti-man”, the local gay slur. Before he could [...]