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Walk the Lagoon for the Crisis Centre

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By Chelsea Carter Back by popular demand, Crisis Centre Executive Director Stacy Ashton is once again participating in Scotiabank’s Charity Challenge. Join her exclusive Crisis Centre team in support of the Crisis Centre! Not a runner? Not a problem.  “Participating in the Charity Challenge equals enjoying a nice day in the park while supporting a […]

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5 Tips to Get You Race Ready

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Thinking of supporting the Crisis Centre and signing up for the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, but worried about how to start training or what to do on the big day? Personal trainer, former competitive runner, and Crisis Centre volunteer, Ian McWalter has some tips to get you ready and excited for the big day:   One […]

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Finding Your Niche

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Interview with Robyn Vondrasek: Administrative Assistant By: Ingrid Olauson When people think of the Crisis Centre, they tend to think of the 24/7 phone and online chat service. They might picture a room buzzing with activity of front-line volunteers ready, sometimes in the middle of the night, to answer the call that just might save […]

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Finding a New Passion with the Crisis Centre

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By Chelsea Carter Anne-Marie’s life was turned upside down when she suffered a third knee injury, leaving irreparable damage. She had been on the path to a life as a professional athlete in either soccer or field hockey and sport was everything she had built her identity around. When she lost her ability to compete […]

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Getting straight to the point: asking the question

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By Chelsea Carter You wouldn’t expect Jess to become anxious in front of a group of teenagers. When you meet her she’s all smiles and has a calm friendly demeanour. However, she says that when she first started leading mindfulness workshops as a volunteer with the Crisis Centre, she would feel extremely anxious – as […]

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