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Human Trafficking: The Loverboy Method

Originally posted Thursday, April 10, 2014

Having not recently written an article in this blog and after spending months compiling research and attending seminars, screenings and events about Human Trafficking I finally decided that it was time to discuss the topic of how young girls in North America get sucked into the ugly world of Human Trafficking and the Sex Trade unwillingly through the “Boyfriend or Loverboy Method”.  1,011 more words

Human Trafficking


Mother and newborn recover after surgery, drawn in a lull between feeds, burps, and nappy changes. Thank you to the brilliant staff at the IWK Health Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, for safely bringing our daughter into the world. 13 more words


Jess Thristan on BBC Radio Leeds, Nick Ahad Show!

Jess was on BBC Radio Leeds, Nick Ahad’s “Little Nick’s Big Show” on Saturday (28th May 2016) chatting, choosing tunes and playing an exclusive… HER NEW SINGLE!!  26 more words

Mark de Jonge: A Q-and-A with the Olympic kayaker

Mark de Jonge is a two-time world champion in the K1 200 metres.

The reigning Olympic bronze medallist — who was born in Calgary and calls Halifax home — recently spoke to Postmedia on a range of topics, from his early days as an athlete to his love of Formula One and why he’s known as The Terminator. 1,833 more words


Tanka 53

For bridges you know
You’ll burn after you’ve crossed them –
A few you should burn
Behind you as you cross them –
And not after you’ve crossed them… 105 more words