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The Third Anniversary of Val's Death

It’s been three years since Val’s death, and many of us still think of her every day. Thinking of her evokes conflicting emotions: We feel grateful that we knew her, we feel sorrow for her death, we feel sympathy the family that still feels her loss every day, and we feel anger because the people in the agencies responsible for her death have not taken responsibility. 145 more words

2013 Valerie Wolski Memorial Golf Tournament, July 16

Canadian Mental Health’s Valerie Wolski Memorial Golf Tournament is coming up on July 16 in Camrose. Registration begins at 11:30 with a shotgun start at 1:00.  17 more words

Thanks to the Donors!

We were moved to receive a note from Maxine Overacker, the aunt of David Shantz, the Augustana student who was recently awarded the first annual Valerie Wolski Memorial Award. 290 more words

PDD Appeal Hearing Update, 2

The PDD appeal began today in Edmonton, in an undisclosed location.

We are pleased to see coverage of this hearing (or, more accurately, lack of information about the hearing) in the… 53 more words

Behind Closed Doors: Valerie Wolski and the Chamber of Secrets

Few stories I’ve ever covered as a journalist have left me as angry and frustrated as the death of Valerie Wolski. Wolski, 41, a trained and experienced mental health worker, had one of the toughest jobs in the world. 1,287 more words

PDD Appeal Hearing Update

From what we understand, the requests of Val’s family and friends to attend the upcoming PDD appeal hearing are being denied. We are hopeful that OH&S is making the best decision in the context of its long-term investigation into Val’s death. 30 more words

A Time for Advocacy

This past year has been a time to mourn Val’s death. And while the grieving is not over, the time has now come to advocate for changes to be made as a result of her death. 323 more words