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Goodbye Vancouver, Hello World

Why I’m leaving Vancouver to embark on a journey around the world.

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Lessons from Northern Canada

Earlier this month I attended the 17th annual Banff Forum in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (NWT). The Banff Forum is a community of cross-sector leaders across Canada who convene annually to examine our nation’s issues through the lens of public policy. I joined the Banff Forum in 2017 and I always look forward to the critical […]

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Thank you, MPs

Today, the British people lost a brave and honourable MP in a horrific shooting and stabbing homicide. The Member of Parliament for Batley & Spen Jo Cox died while serving the public in a weekly surgery for her constituents. I’m typing this while sitting in my hotel room in Leeds, UK. Lately I’ve been spending […]

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Changing the way we view health

Sharp, ragged breaths. One, two, three. A thousand thoughts pummelling without pause. The tiniest sliver of moonlight creeping through the dark. Hands cold, heart thumping, head pounding, body trembling. Then me, in fetal position, struggling to properly breathe. I broke. I’d considered myself mentally strong, but it was the most mentally unstable I’d ever felt […]

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