Lucy DeCoutere to talk about trauma, resiliency, at Fanshawe College

Canadian actress Lucy DeCoutere is coming to London’s Fanshawe College to talk with students about overcoming trauma and the aftermath of a widely publicized sexual assault trial in which she testified two years ago. The former Trailer Park Boys actor…

10-year-old to fill Durham police chief’s shoes… for a day

For as long as she can remember, Olivia Baker has wanted to become a police officer. So, when the Whitby, Ont., girl became a Grade 5 student — and eligible to enter Durham police’s annual chief-for-a-day contest — she penned…

Ontario government-funded program offers mental health support 24/7

A new government-funded program procured through the Ontario Telemedicine Network (OLN) allows users to access to mental health support all hours of the day. According to Statistics Canada, about 4,000 Canadians commit suicide every year. That works out to an…

Voters ‘embrace something different’ in recent elections

The historic results of recent provincial elections in Quebec and New Brunswick are a sign that voters are embracing change, according to one political scientist. Dalhousie University professor Lori Turnbull says the results in Quebec are interesting and will likely…