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KickassCanadians.ca marks Canada 150

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017—News

The Kickass Canadians share their reflections and insights on what Canada 150 means to them—and what they hope to see from our country as we move forward together.

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Kickass Canadians founder Walks In Her Shoes for CARE Canada

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017—News

On Tuesday, February 28, 2017, I completed CARE Canada’s Walk In Her Shoes challenge. The annual initiative aims to raise funds and awareness for the women and girls worldwide who walk an average of 10,000 steps each day to gather water, food, firewood and other basic necessities. For those females, walking that much leaves little […]

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“Now That I’m Here” tops Blurb Books bestseller list

Thursday, September 22nd, 2016—News

Amazing news—Now That I’m Here is currently at the top of Blurb Books’ bestseller list! And Toujours ici, its French translation, is in the Top 20. Thank you to everyone who ordered a copy! Together, we’re increasing awareness of mitochondrial disease and raising funds for the CHEO Research Institute. You can learn more and order […]

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“Now That I’m Here” now available to order

Sunday, September 18th, 2016—News

Now That I’m Here, the fourth children’s book from my publishing shingle, Wonderpress, is now available in English and French for print-on-demand orders. The book is a loving tribute to a young girl from Ottawa name Kate Drury, who passed away last year from mitochondrial disease. It’s also a universal story that aims to help […]

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A+ review for “Now That I’m Here”

Saturday, September 17th, 2016—News

Rebecca Lee of Service Dog Tales wrote a glowing review of my latest children’s book, Now That I’m Here! Her site features reviews of kids’ books that address disability. I had the pleasure of meeting Rebecca in the Daytime Ottawa greenroom before our interviews. You can watch her segment, on the Lions Foundation of Canada […]

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