Youth suicide is not something we can ignore. We must collectively raise our voices and break the silence around this ongoing tragedy. On May 7th some of Canada’s premier and upcoming Roots musicians are volunteering to perform for TURN IT UP for Hillary’s Ride to help raise the awareness we need to save some lives.
The wonderful adventure of becoming a father. Step by step through my wife’s pregnancy I learn what it means to become a father. This is an enlightening story that will inspire other people becoming parents for the first time and will welcome them into this exclusive club.
Six months ago, a young woman took her own life. She jumped off the parkade next to my office and the fall killed her. I walked out of my office just a few minutes after her fall and saw her lying on the pavement. I continue to wonder if I’d come out a couple of minutes sooner if maybe I could have … who knows?
OK so here’s the thing. This Kony 2012 viral video which has received 43,354,020 views in the last 3 days is defining viral and showing how we can use social media to change the world. My daughter passed this on to me two days ago, but it took me that long before I watched. Don’t delay as long as I did.
When the End of the World did not come on May 21st, Harold Camping came up with a NEW and IMPROVED date for the world to end. While we’re all waiting for this to happen, Camping still has his followers’ money. Should this profiteering doomsayer be shut down?
Today was not the predicted End of the World for most people, but it was for some, including those who lost their faith, lost their world savings, and lost face. Where is Harold Camping, the doomsayer, in all of this, and should he be held accountable?
Voter apathy is a big problem in North America, but social media is helping to spark renewed interest, and one party in Canada is even using chalk to inspire youth to vote. Who knew elections could be this creative?
If you are at all concerned with where the United States is headed these days, or if you shake your head as to why partisan bickering is destroying a once-great nation, check out the speech US President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered some 50 years ago.