My heroes, with or without the mud

  This week I’m turning the blog over to Michelle MacRae, our House Director at Sir Sanford Flemming House to tell us about what an amazing group of people are up to:    Heroes come in all ...

Read "My heroes, with or without the mud"

Ending homelessness one person at a time

  In an earlier blog titled More than an Innkeeper I talked about how shelters are so much more than a place to sleep for people experiencing homelessness. I introduced you to John, who told you about his role as a client support worker. This week Leigh outlines the extremes we go to, to find adequate housing for our cli...

Read "Ending homelessness one person at a time"

I could have been a client

  Today being ‘Bell Let’s Talk’ day has prompted me to tell you a never before told story. In fact, I recently had my kids proof read this so we could discuss it before posting.   You see, on the surface, I’ve had a great life and an amazing career in policing and public service. But things could have been much different. As a youth I...

Read "I could have been a client"