Remembering those whose workplace is the road

Remembering those whose workplace is the road

Outside my window the rain turns to snow and begins to gather on the grass and on the laneway. It’s high time I put the snow tires on my car, I think. We often think about road safety this time of year, when everyone on Canada’s roads is adjusting once again to winter...
Volunteer Profile: Tami Helgeson

Volunteer Profile: Tami Helgeson

Every summer, the gold mine where Tami Helgeson works hires students and new graduates. Every summer Tami tells them the story of her son Eric, who died in 1999 at his construction job after a crane tipped over, collapsing the building where Eric was working. As a...
How you can pay it forward

How you can pay it forward

“You don’t pay love back; you pay it forward.” – Lily Hardy Hammond, In the Garden of Delight, 1916 Isn’t it true, sometimes, that the people who’ve faced the most hardship and tragedy in their lives show the most kindness and generosity?...