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Don Davies

COVID-19 shining a light on where we must do better

Don Davies, NDP health critic and member of Parliament for Vancouver-Kingsway, has long known the value of essential workers.
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Without a job, but not without hope

COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on employment in Canada and abroad. To date, nearly six million people in this country have applied for government emergency benefits ...
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Lloyd Longfield & Matt Jeneroux

Mental health top of mind for members of Parliament

If there’s any job that relies on the power of interpersonal connection, it’s being a member of Parliament.
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Dr. Patricia Pottie

Dr. Patricia Pottie on breaking barriers

When Dr. Patricia Lingley Pottie was about to graduate high school on Nova Scotia’s south shore in the early eighties, she was given the results ...
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“Herkimer”, Aimee’s beloved canoe

Mental Health Commission of Canada mourns a bright light

Aimee LeBlanc loved winter. She spent her honeymoon in the Yukon in late summer, freezing in the back of a pickup with a hardtop camper. ...
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Out with resolutions, in with meaningful change

In a recent interview with psychologist and past president of the Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, Dr. Keith Dobson, the MHCC asked why ...
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A place free from judgement

Everyone had heard that the KAIROS Blanket Exercise could be emotionally difficult.
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Give back, feel better

How to become more connected with others, combat social isolation, improve your physical health, and bring fun and fulfilment into your life.
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Sharing your story: How to do it safely

Giving voice to your experience is important — but so is protecting your mental wellness
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