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A few stories that have stuck with me

 
 

A journey toward hope

A St. Albert LGBTQ+ youth activist shares personal story of struggle and survival.

“At one point, I was very suicidal, because I didn’t know what was happening to me. So I just felt like if I could just harm myself or take all the pain away, it would just be so much better. I felt like not living any more was a better option than just coming out.”

Determined to make a difference, Shelly MacInnis Wynn forges a path

Widow of St. Albert's David Wynn intent on making things better for RCMP families.

"When you have to make a choice between going to get groceries for yourself or your kids, or going to get therapy, you're not going to go to therapy."

 

The long road to Ray Gibbon

Set to be twinned over the next decade, the west road has a fraught history

“It was political in the late 1990s, resulting in a major election issue in 2001 ... Now, it's political again. Well, it just continues to be political."

 

Waiting three years and eight months for AISH benefits

Since Christy Brown became ill, she says she feels like a third class citizen.

“Every time I have to deal with it I get sicker.”