Toronto: Rising Above the Cruelty

Yesterday’s events in Toronto have once again acted as a reminder of the fragility of life. Toronto – the great city that it is – was marred by such a senseless act of violence. A van callously ran down innocent bystanders near a busy intersection as they went about their day. It happened in broad … More Toronto: Rising Above the Cruelty

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PyeongChang 2018 – And the Games Have Begun

It’s that time of the year again. 2900 Athletes from 92 countries are competing in this year’s winter olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. So I’ve got to admit that I’m not a crazy winter olympics fan – I do enjoy watching skating, skiing and luge, but if I had to choose, I would much prefer … More PyeongChang 2018 – And the Games Have Begun

“But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy

The other day I came across a profound story of courage, perseverance, and strength in the wake of immense adversity. We’ve seen this happen many times before – something dramatic happens in our lives and it changes us forever. But what really makes a difference is how you handle a situation when life deals you … More “But Dad, I Made It.” Turning Turmoil into Triumph: The Remarkable Story of Travis Roy

Kindness Has No Boundaries

Today, I woke up to the unfortunate news of yet another tragedy – this time in Las Vegas. A gunman opened fire on a large outdoor crowd killings dozens and wounding several others. The senseless violence is simply inexplainable – I am always at a loss for words as to why these things happen. However, … More Kindness Has No Boundaries

A Warm Reminder That Age Has No Boundary

I came across an article today in the paper that really warmed my heart. About 300 residents at the Baycrest Apotex Centre, a local nursing home in Toronto, were given the opportunity to celebrate their prom, decades later, because they were confined to concentration camps during the period of the Holocaust and World War 2. … More A Warm Reminder That Age Has No Boundary