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It seemed like a simple question to ask my 24-year-old son who had come for Sunday dinner. “Where’s my Tupperware container you took last week?” What followed was a surprising story of life lessons on nature, compassion and traps.

Remember I told you...

It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the poor management of long-term care homes across Canada. According to the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI), “More than 840 outbreaks have been reported in LTC facilities and...

In March 2020, the entire world experienced something new and scary. A pandemic that con ned us to our homes suddenly and changed the way we lived, worked and attended school. With so many unknowns, we reached out to youth across Canada to nd out how...

These guidelines were inspired by the need that many organizations have been facing, to ensure that employers and workers have the right tools in place to protect the mental health of workers in unexpected or uncertain times. While these guidelines...

There have been several initiatives that have effectively used social media for KT since the beginning of the pandemic. One such notable cause that has used Social media in this manner has been those trying to engage for change around domestic...

One of the most effective ways that these organizations have been able to make a difference within the current landscape of men’s mental health has been by using knowledge translation (KT) methods on social media platforms.

“How?” You may ask...

A Knowledge Translation workshop that walks you through each step of the planning the implementation of your idea and connects you with experienced mentors in the mental health and addictions sectors to support you might be just what you need!

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We discussed identifying and engaging stakeholder in an earlier post, but how do you move beyond that initial contact and why is it important to do so?  Relationships are incredibly important, and our projects cannot go very far if we do not have...

SPARKie Profile

Name: Sonia Kumar-Seguin

Organization: Body Brave

SPARK Year: 2019

URL: www.bodybrave.ca/our-work/

You may have seen expose ads in elementary and high school surrounding the topic of “body image...

Since COVID-19, there have been some changes and rebooking in meetups, which have all been quite manageable. I was already working from home prior to this crisis, and I assumed that the personal impact would be negligible. This is only partly the case...

Chances are that at some point in your life, you have told a story. Storytelling is a tool used in many different contexts, like when a teacher shares a story during a lesson at school or a grandfather shares a story about family traditions....

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