Black Lives Matter & Anti-Racism: Where Do We Stand?

June 26, 2020 in Human Rights |

The question we should be asking ourselves is “Why do Black Lives Still Not Matter after all this time?”  After the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, and much more both before and after, why are we still in this dark inhuman place? Who would not want to walk side by side with […]

Towards a Decade of Healthy Ageing – From Evidence to Action: International Federation on Ageing, 14th Global Conference, 7th to 10th August 2018

Mosaic (Nathalie Anderson and I) attended this major global conference where I was also a presenter and a session chair. I also attended one of the Master Classes, on Ageism, on the Tuesday, before the conference and was invited by AARP to an evening event at the Berkeley Bicycle Club, on Wednesday, where I had […]

Memory Lane Home Living

Memory Lane Home Living Inc. is a small private not-profit home for up to 5 elderly women with mild dementia who can no longer safely live on their own. These women continue to have their independence in a supervised setting. They participate in everyday living with in the home and in the community. We are […]


January has been Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month is about raising awareness of living with Alzheimer’s and other dementia’s. As we start to live longer and our population ages Alzheimer’s disease and dementia will likely affect more people. This January the Alzheimer Society has launched a the campaign “Still Here”. Take a moment to see what amazing work the Alzheimer’s […]


Black History Month Profiles IV: Ferguson Jenkins, the Athlete

February 27, 2015 in Human Rights |

And to wind off our Kevin Lopes produced series on Black History Month…. After profiling Mary Ann Shadd Cary, Portia White and Lincoln Alexander we end of our Black History Month Profiles with a Ferguson Jenkins, the Athlete. An elite baseball pitcher in the 1960’s and 1970’s Jenkins was the first Canadian to be elected […]



Black History Month Profiles, Part III: Lincoln Alexander, the Politician

February 17, 2015 in Human Rights |

And continuing our Black History Month profiles (thank you again Kevin Lopes)…. After profiling activist and publisher Mary Ann Shadd Cary and singer Portia White in our Black History Month Profiles we move into the realm of politics with Lincoln Alexander. Lincoln overcame many racial challenges to become a successful politician. Being the first black […]



Black History Month Profiles, Part II: Portia White, the Singer.

February 9, 2015 in Human Rights |

And here is a second profile prepared by our very own Kevin Lopes Last week we began profiling significant black Canadians in history with Mary Ann Shadd Cary, an activist and publisher in the 19th century. Next on our list is Portia White, a singer who led the way for black Canadian female singers in […]



Black History Month..profiles part 1

February 4, 2015 in Human Rights |

Kevin Lopes has prepared a number of black history profiles which I will be putting onto our blog over the next few days.  Black history month reminds us of a very important and still historically evolving human rights journey, and to appreciate it we need to remember the injustices of the past and the people […]


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