When Barbara Sinclair started teaching at Western nearly 20 years ago, the old clinical nursing skills laboratory was in “a bad state of disrepair, with not much of a budget, a few body parts and old equipment.”
For Candace Brunette-Debassige, it’s an opportunity to build on the momentum that has followed decades of work towards reconciliation.
As in many towns, there’s a skateboarding park in Teslin, Yukon, where children and teenagers play. The one in Teslin, however, was jointly built by the Teslin Tinglit Council – a Yukon First Nation government – and the municipality.
City of London Poet Laureate Tom Cull dodges self-help, David Foster Wallace and updating his MLA Handbook, all while needing to purchase some additional chairs for his author dinner party.
Grant Campbell vividly remembers playing violin next to his mother’s hospital bed and how, for brief moments, song became the communication bridge between them.