Tabitha’s Wish: Healing for Those Left Behind

Cover Photo from Tabitha’s Wish facebook page.
I recently had the opportunity to talk to Duncan McLindon, father of Tabitha McLindon and founder of Tabitha’s Wish. In April of 2011, 12 year old Tabitha McLindon wanted to help her mother win a contest that was being held by the bank,…

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Jason Collins: The First Gay Athlete to “Come Out” In Major Sport

Bravery is one of many words that come to mind when describing Jason Collins, an NBA veteran and the first gay athlete to publically “come out” while still playing in one of America’s four major sports ( Basketball, Football, Baseball and Hockey) It is the sort of bravery that…

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Bush Could Face Trial For Torture If He Leaves The U.S.

Former President George W. Bush is learning just how small of a world it is after having to cancel his latest European trip to prevent arrest. Human rights organizations, including the Center for Constitutional Rights, have filed suit against the former U.S. President and may prosecute him for…

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Interview with Social Worker Daniel Jacob, MSW

Social Work; what goes through your mind when you hear those two words? How do you define who a social worker is? I would like to reiterate what I stated in the other interviews I conducted with Eleanor Silverberg  and Austin Giltus: there is much to be gained when a social worker shares their…

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Want To Experience Homelessness? There Is An App For That

Ending homelessness is a lofty goal for the Kindling Group, a team working towards solutions for critical social issues. Social Workers aspire to provide safe shelter and resources for vulnerable populations. The upcoming @home game may be a way to combine advocacy, awareness, and fundraising…

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Cyberbullying Legislation in Nova Scotia

It is disheartening to think it takes the death of a teenager for legislation to be created. At the same time, I was very happy to read in Huffington Post Canada that the province of Nova Scotia is implementing cyberbullying legislation. Unfortunately, it is close to 3 weeks after a teenage girl…

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