As written for Kitchener Today After almost suffering the loss of his foot, and being told he’d likely never walk properly again, Paul Jankura is embarking on the ride of his life. Departing August 31, he plans to cycle from Kitchener to Newfoundland in just 12 days. Jankura is riding to raise funds for his… Read More

How the owner of Juici Yoga used her struggle with poverty, domestic abuse and racism to inspire change

Students are taught to consider how they move in the world, and whom they affect. “I live by the words of Maya Angelou “I come as One, but I stand as 10,000.” Read More

Take a break from hating your body, it’s International No Diet Day

Written for and published by Kitchener Today Toss the scale, abandon the calorie count and break out the elastic waistbands, it’s International No Diet Day (INDD). INDD was introduced as an effort to educate the dangers of dieting, emphasize the importance of eating for health, not weight-loss – and encourage body positivity. Stacey Reinsma, Social… Read More

The search for meaningful employment: jobs with impact

Written for Kitchener Today There’s an old saying that goes, “do what you love, and you will never work a day in your life.” Careers in social responsibility are becoming top priority for job seekers. To be able to support yourself financially while doing something you feel passionate about is no longer a pipe dream.… Read More