Second Reading of Bill 172 – FASD and the Education Act

UPDATE: Bill 172 passed Second Reading! It will now go to a Standing Committee for further consideration. During the Committee stage the specific details of the Bill will be examined, and members of the public may be given the opportunity to appear as a witness or produce a written submission with thoughts on the Bill. … Continue reading Second Reading of Bill 172 – FASD and the Education Act

Our Magical Day

It’s strange and wonderful... even magical how the world works. After having a really defeating week last week, Monday arrived and the universe sent me a message to remind me that even in the middle of difficult times, if we remain open, we can find moments of magic to lift our spirits. This week is … Continue reading Our Magical Day

Public Health Agency of Canada investing $3.6 M into 5 projects to address FASD

Following on the heels of the recent Ontario 2017 Budget Provides $26 Million for FASD, The Honourable Jane Philpott, Minister of Health, for Canada, announced $3.6 million in federal funding for five projects aimed at preventing and screening for alcohol use in pregnancy. According to a News Release issued on May 5,  project leads will work with … Continue reading Public Health Agency of Canada investing $3.6 M into 5 projects to address FASD

Day 7, 8 and 9: Red Shoes Rock (across Canada) to Stop FASD: British Columbia

The last three days I have had pretty spotty and inconsistent wifi access - so I will combine the last  three days of my red shoe journey to raise awareness of FASD in one post. I have shared my journey personally with my Facebook friends and through this blog, Twitter and Tumblr (under the Our … Continue reading Day 7, 8 and 9: Red Shoes Rock (across Canada) to Stop FASD: British Columbia