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  • Women's Shelters During Covid, And How You Can Help

    Written by:
    Katherine
    June 2, 2020

    While the world is standing up to defend the lives of black men, I implore everyone to remember that black and indigenous women are at an even greater risk of violence than their male counterparts, including in their own households. "The rapid spread of coronavirus/COVID-19 has created an unprecedented humanitarian crisis around the world. As with most disasters, women and girls ... View Post

  • Delivering Smiles to Montreal Seniors' Homes

    Written by:
    Katherine
    June 1, 2020

    As lockdown restrictions ease here in Montreal, we must remember who has been hardest hit by COVID: the elderly. Two-thirds of Quebec’s coronavirus deaths have been in senior’s homes and long-term care centres. Our province’s seniors feel scared and alone. I am going to be personally writing a letter to as many care homes as I can in Montreal. I want ... View Post

  • A Fun Way To Feed Hungry People For Free From The Comfort Of Your Home During Quarantine

    Written by:
    Katherine
    May 17, 2020

    COVID-19 has devastated the developing nations of our world. According to the United Nations Development Programme, "Income losses are expected to exceed $220 billion in developing countries. With an estimated 55 per cent of the global population having no access to social protection, these losses will reverberate across societies, impacting education, human rights and, in the most severe cases, basic ... View Post

  • Delivering Pizzas To Montreal's Hardworking Nurses For International Nurses Day!

    Written by:
    Katherine
    May 13, 2020

    While I was driving around today enjoying the sun, I heard on the radio that it was international nurses day! I decided to pull over and pick up 10 large pizzas to distribute to nurses at different Montreal hospitals. Since it was a spontaneous thing, I did not have a chance to pick up gloves or a mask. We did ... View Post

  • Supporting The Essential Workers In My Area

    Written by:
    Katherine
    April 22, 2020

    The brave workers at my local pharmacy put themselves in danger everyday to serve my community; to make sure we can still have access to our medications, toiletries and household items. So I made care packages for them, with lots of candies, lotion, lip balm, scented tea lights (vanilla, of course!) and messages of hope and thanks! I am not the ... View Post

  • 5 Easy Self-Love Exercises To Perfect During Quarantine

    Written by:
    Katherine
    April 17, 2020

    Before the world came to a halt, self-love and self-care was usually something that people sacrificed in order to focus more on earning money or taking care of people who depend on them. But one silver lining of this quarantine is that now society as a whole can assess and re-evaluate how they want to live their lives and treat ... View Post

  • Beauty With A Purpose - Human Trafficking

    Written by:
    Katherine
    April 9, 2020

    I was browsing the web today, as I have been doing so much during quarantine, and one user on a discussion board that I visit had made a post that made the tired, played-out claim: "Prostitution Should Be Legal". His points were as follows: the government shouldn't tell people what to do with their bodies, the women enjoy it, legalization would ... View Post