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WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY

Each and every day we work or play alongside people who suffer. The false front they adopt is one of the hallmarks of mental illnesses like depression, anxiety and addiction — illnesses that ensnare about one in five of us. I wrote a piece about my own struggles in The Edmonton Journal in the mid-1990s.

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THE CORNER OF JASPER AND GOOD NEWS

The great hole on Jasper Avenue is poised to become a non-hole, an un-hole — a hole that is no longer hole-like. I can’t count the number of times people asked me this past term about that darn hole at 95th Street and Jasper Avenue. The term has been four years long. The excavation is

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SUPERVISED INJECTION SERVICES – AN EXPLANATION

City council’s role in bringing safe injection to Edmonton was not well understood. Council members were asked to vote only on sending a letter of opinion. The majority on council agreed to support safe injection. But we were never told if the opinion carried any weight with the decision makers, the provincial and federal governments.

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