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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Amber Alert = A Heightened Sense of Awareness NOT an Annoying Distraction

So if you live in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and were watching ¬†primetime TV last night, you probably got startled by the alert that¬†flashed across your screen not to mention that loud alarm system-like sound that went along with it. A boy in Orillia had been abducted – or so authorities thought. Thankfully, this … More Amber Alert = A Heightened Sense of Awareness NOT an Annoying Distraction

Is there truly no place that is ‘safe’ anymore?

Part of my morning routine is to flip on the news to get caught up with the days current events, and today was no different. But one piece of news just shocked me today because it hit so close to home. There had been a report of yet another act of violence at a school. … More Is there truly no place that is ‘safe’ anymore?