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Australia’s Policy on Refugees and Asylum-Seekers “fits the definition of torture”

*Author’s note: all quotations are taken from this report by Amnesty International, unless otherwise noted. Australia’s current policy on refugee and asylum-seekers is that “no person who arrives in the country by boat seeking asylum…




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Youth Demand Mental Health Education

Students in Woodstock, Ontario are demanding greater access to mental health resources and more support from their school board. Since the beginning of the year, five people aged 19 and younger have committed suicide and 36…


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Access to Mental Health Services

A quick search for images of Ross River reveal its beauty. It is no wonder that the Yukon Community Profiles describes it as a community surrounded by a “spectacular landscape”. Ross River is a community…


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A Safe Place for Women in the Yukon

The mission of the Victoria Faulkner Women’s Centre  is to provide a safe and respectful space where women can connect with each other, access support and services and work together to create positive change for…