Interview with Heran Zhao, Musical Sensation & Diversity Advocate

Our December 2019 Spotlight features Heran Zhao, a graduate of Hammarskjold High School in Thunder Bay. A highly accomplished individual, Heran has won the 2018 American Protégé International Concerto Competition, and played at Carnegie Hall, while advocating for diversity and multicultural within her community. She is currently starting a non-profit for youth musicians. In our

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Why You Should Join the National Youth Advisory Committee & its Student-Friendly Mental Health Revolution

While there has been progress in reducing stigma against mental health, stigma is still prevalent.  A 2008 Globe and Mail survey of Canadian adults found that: A quarter of Canadians are afraid to be near an individual with a serious mental illness. Almost one half of Canadians believe that mental illness was an excuse for

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