Entries by Alison Clack

Mental Illness Awareness Week: October 2-8, 2022

Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW) is an annual national public education campaign designed to help open the eyes of Canadians to the reality of mental illness. On this page, you’ll find resources and more for employers, employees, and anyone looking to improve their understanding of and compassion for mental illness.

Reflecting on National Truth and Reconciliation Day 2022

Friday, September 30, 2022, will mark Canada’s second Truth and Reconciliation Day. The day honours the children who never returned home and survivors of residential schools, as well as their families and communities. It’s a day to listen and explore the rich and diverse cultures, voices, experiences and stories of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples.

Special Update // Serious Inclement Weather Forecast – Sept 22, 2022

Hurricane Fiona is expected to merge with a trough and transform into a hurricane force post tropical cyclone on Saturday. The combination of Fiona and the trough will produce very heavy rain beginning Friday afternoon with the heaviest rain overnight into Saturday. Flooding and washed out roads are likely in some areas.

Notice // Inclement Weather Forecast — September 22

Strong to severe wind gusts are expected to begin impacting the region on Friday peaking on Saturday. Past storms of this nature have produced prolonged utility outages and structural damage. Buildings under construction will be particularly vulnerable.