East York observes Schizophrenia Awareness Month

The Toronto community of East York has long had a particularly activist chapter of the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario, and this October, which also happens to be Schizophrenia Awareness Month, the East York chapter is gearing up again. The chapter was founded 11 years ago by Ruth Malloy, a mother of three adults living with […]

Mother of soldier speaks out about Afghanistan

When Thomasena Mora heard four Canadian soldiers were wounded in the Panjwai District southwest of Kandahar, Afghanistan, on the Labour Day weekend, she tried not to worry. But her son (who cannot be named due to military operational security) knew his mother better than that. Stationed at the Kandahar airbase, he contacted her right away.