Darearts

Mama Bear Teaches Us How To Dream

Cathy Elliott | Posted 11.21.2016 | Canada Impact
Cathy Elliott

Twelve-year-old Chanie Wenjack was robbed of his culture, his innocence, his life. DAREarts is dreaming of a time when these children can live a life full of possibility and hope.

Attawapiskat Youth Are Ready To Show Canada Their Strength

Cathy Elliott | Posted 06.22.2016 | Canada Impact
Cathy Elliott

Last month, I wrote about my frustration with how slowly Canada is moving toward reconciliation with First Nations, Metis and Inuit Peoples. I despaired about the bad news coming out of reservations, the streets, the jails, our women and girls, the youth suicides... and wondered if we were ever going to move from pretty words to action.

Courageous Women Who Follow Their Hearts

Shannon Skinner | Posted 10.13.2012 | Canada Impact
Shannon Skinner

2012-06-18-ShannonSkinner.jpgIt requires bravery to start a business, ask for a job promotion, travel the world solo, direct a film, rock climb, or make a lifestyle change. It also takes courage to follow your heart. On my web TV talk show, I have had the privilege of interviewing many successful women. These are women from all walks of life who boldly take inspired action, do something beyond the ordinary and, in their own ways, make a difference in the lives of others.

Violence And Vulnerability: Building A Sense Of Belonging For Youth At Risk

The Huffington Post Canada | Maya Hamovitch | Posted 07.31.2012 | Canada Impact

Could the "summer of the gun" be echoing through Toronto once again? That's something Toronto city councillors and community advocates feared in early...