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

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

Grand River Hospital’s POGO Satellite Clinic: a place of healing for local children battling cancer.

Written for and published by Kitchener Today Beyond the revolving doors, past the wheelchairs, resides the entrance to the POGO Satellite Clinic. Like a parent’s bedside after a bad dream, it’s a place where children go to feel safe. These children are battling cancer. The clinic is one of eight in Ontario. Pediatric Oncology Group… Read More

Cancer is a thief that creates unwilling heroes out of children.

Like the true criminal it is, cancer doesn’t discriminate. It cares not about destiny or achievements, nor does is consider purpose. There is no hierarchy or class that is immune. This sweet boy taught my daughter to walk, picking her up every time she fell, both laughing hysterically. When he came to my house he… Read More

What is PR Anyway?

If PR was described using an emotion it would be empathy. Reputation, like trust, is earned and can easily be lost. A PR professional is there to help you define your demographic, understand their needs and build a relationship that mutually benefits both parties. Read More