Canada Day – A Celebration for Peace and Harmony

This weekend has certainly been a scorcher in Toronto with temperatures soaring past the 40 degree mark with humidity! Today also marks the birth of our great nation. While the imperfections will always be prevalent, let us always remember how grateful we are to be living in such a diverse, tolerant and loving nation. Let … More Canada Day – A Celebration for Peace and Harmony

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Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune

This week has been a difficult one with the deaths of two notable public figures: fashion designer Kate Spade and celebrity chef and travel aficionado Anthony Bourdain. It has been reported that both succumbed to suicide. These stories are just a couple of examples of the dark and disturbing reality that surrounds us and yet … More Behind the Smile: The Dark Side of Fame and Fortune

I May Not Always Be There With You, but I’ll Always Be There for You – Unknown

Meaningful and valuable friendships can be hard to come by, but there is one key ingredient to a real friendship that we must always remember, and that’s genuine respect for one another. We all get busy in our lives but the measure of a true friendship is when you don’t take it personally when a … More I May Not Always Be There With You, but I’ll Always Be There for You – Unknown

The Power of the Connection

So the other day I reconnected with someone on social media and something very interesting dawned on me about the power and mystery behind connections with certain people. This person in particular was someone that I had known only for a very brief time at one of my previous jobs many years ago, but they … More The Power of the Connection