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Canadian Mental Health Association Niagara is focused on providing mental health supports to adults in the Niagara Region. On top of mental counselling CMHA connects people to with housing and to other services they may need to lead a healthy life. It also provides crisis help....

Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in business are more than policies. But how do businesses assess and take action on EDI? Dr. Tapo Chimbganda helps companies and organizations across North Amerca identify and implement EDI. She says businesses can start by reading the federal and provincial human rights codes....

Pride 2023 is in full swing. Ten years ago there were about a dozen people gathering to Montebello Park in St. Catharines to celebrate. The first weekend in June thousands were in the park. Pride flags are flying at all municipalties around Niagara, schools and most businesses are recognizing the 2SLGBTQ+ community. ...

Birchway Niagara (formerly Women's Place) has amalgamated it's domestic violence shelters. Executive Director Jennifer Gauthier says gender violence continues to increase and more space and programs are needed to protect women and children....

Does society divide people who are homeless into good and bad? Most people would say no, but sub-consciously many of us see a dividing line. The "good" homeless are people who lost their home and are new to living without a roof - maybe they just lost their job and can't afford rent. Then there's...

The Blue Guardian app uses AI to help kids identify how they are feeling. Founder Emmanuel Akindelay had some bad experiences with mental health as a child, including teachers who just brushed him off rather than offering help.  But while AI like ChatGPT uses publicly available intelligence and knowledge to make information hyper available to...