The King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto is not a usual hangout for violence against women types. Nonetheless, on April 17th, Luke’s Place Executive Director, Carol Barkwell and I, along with four of the founding sisters of Luke’s Place got Continue reading Empowerment over disempowerment
Finance Minister Vic Fedeli introduced the Conservative government’s first budget last week by saying: “The cornerstone of putting people first is consumer choice and convenience.” For Doug Ford’s Conservatives, this seems to translate mostly into relaxing the rules about the Continue reading A place to grow?
Sting may deny that his 1983 song, “Every breath you take,” is a stalker’s anthem, but the lyrics certainly seemed to anticipate technological stalking before the technology to do so had even been created. I hear a lot of stories Continue reading I’ll be watching you. . .
When I was a kid, my siblings and I were expected to do chores around the house. For most of my growing up years, there were four girls and one boy in my family (my youngest brother did not arrive Continue reading Entrenching gender roles early