Career Pathways to Success – Open Door Group

When a significant life transition happens, many emotions can move a person into a state of questioning, “What do I do now?” It happens to all of us when faced with a job loss, transitioning from staying at home to returning to work after a significant illness. Disabilities can have a considerable impact on one’sContinue reading “Career Pathways to Success – Open Door Group”

Environment and our local City Garbage-The Disposal of the ‘Rapid Test Kits’ & Masks

I want to understand how much of an impact the rapid test kit chemicals may have on the environment and the general public because we are told to throw them out in the garbage. I will contact the CDC environment team, the Public Health Minister, and my local MLA about how we are currently disposingContinue reading “Environment and our local City Garbage-The Disposal of the ‘Rapid Test Kits’ & Masks”

Caged Birds and the Hope of Flight

I was born in a time of protests and revolutions, where rallies rose as the vices of students and groups had their say to make changes to long-standing systems. We were moving away from the first wave of feminism into the second wave. Two years ago, life changed for all nations of the world. TheContinue reading “Caged Birds and the Hope of Flight”

Victim of a Scam

I fell prey to a scam. However, if it wasn’t for my wise father, It could have been worse for me. There are a lot of feelings that come from being scammed. The feeling of being stripped as another trusted person gets into one’s space and then strips your belongings and leaves you standing thereContinue reading “Victim of a Scam”

The Red Cottage – Timeless Love

by Christine Reeves The moment we hit the dirt road, my windows rolled down, and we were able to touch the forage on the side of the road as we passed. I knew we were close to arriving at the red cottage. The tingles in my toes, my heart skipping a beat, my breath heldContinue reading “The Red Cottage – Timeless Love”

Upcoming Events

UBC Events 2022 that are open to the Community Understanding Mental Health- Wellbeinghttps://wpl.ubc.ca/browse/wellbeing/wellness/courses/wpl-wb-umh-012021 Okanagan College Event Open to the Community Turtle Island Festival Okanagan CollegeTuesday, June 21, 20229:00 AM to 8:00 PM open to the communityhttps://www.okanagan.bc.ca/event/9477-turtle-island-festival National Indigenous Peoples Day Tuesday, June 21, 2022https://www.tourismkelowna.com/events/annual-events-festivals/summer/national-indigenous-peoples-day/ Free concert by the Kelowna City Band June 15, Wednesday, 7:00Continue reading “Upcoming Events”

Experiment 7-Drama

Based on: The Werewolf, by Angela Carter, Pg. 153 The Werewolf Characters: Blanchette: Italian 7-year-old female known as, ‘The good child’ Cesaire: Werewolf Setting: In the woods inside the book of the fable The Werewolf Time: mid-morning Blanchette: (The child wiped the blade of her knife clean on her apron, wrapped up the wolf’s pawContinue reading “Experiment 7-Drama”

Thinking About Endings and Death

“Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. “Pooh!” he whispered. “Yes, Piglet?” “Nothing,” said Piglet, taking Pooh’s paw. “I just wanted to be sure of you.” A. A. Milne, The House at Pooh Corner It has been a while since I have written. It has a lot to do with my community that has goneContinue reading “Thinking About Endings and Death”

Essay 3 Part 2

Blackhole within the Ministry of Children and Family Development for Some Families Millions of dollars are used in court, battling parents in public hearings, adjournments, and trials. The Ministry of Children and Families (MCFD) must go to court to assume guardianship until the matter is set for another public hearing to prove the child/children needContinue reading “Essay 3 Part 2”

Essay 3-Part 1

Black hole within the Ministry of Children and Family Development for Some Families There is discord within the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) that reveals some families are being torn apart by MCFD, who remove some children with no proven cause. One mother I know shared her sorrow and grief of being aContinue reading “Essay 3-Part 1”