Are you a ‘responsible’ pet owner? Here’s what happens if your pet is found at large


Published on TimminsToday.com You don’t have to go far on social media to find accounts of lost pets that got away from their owners. Some pets escape their collars and enclosures; others slip out while the door is open. Regardless of the reasons a pet got away, City of Timmins bylaws apply. Bylaws 2004-6014 and … Continue reading Are you a ‘responsible’ pet owner? Here’s what happens if your pet is found at large

As bottle drive grows, local family with hospitalized child feels outpouring of support


Published on TimminsToday.com When Taylor Gervais and Alan Caron welcomed their daughter, Payton Caron, into the world on Aug. 18, 2017 at Timmins and District Hospital, they had no idea they were about to embark on the most challenging and terrifying journey of their lives. “Our lives changed in an instant and we had to … Continue reading As bottle drive grows, local family with hospitalized child feels outpouring of support

Downtown business incubator has proven success, but part of it could close


Published on TimminsToday.com At the reception desk of The Speakeasy Emporium is a sign that reads, “Please take responsibility for the energy you bring into this space.” That’s the vision Christina Geddes, owner/operator of The Speakeasy Emporium, had when she established the business cooperative in 2014. “It was an unused space in the downtown core … Continue reading Downtown business incubator has proven success, but part of it could close

Trudeau’s apology will help but there’s still work to do, says local Pride group


Published on TimminsToday.com On Nov 28, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered a tearful apology to the LGBTQ+ community on behalf of the government of Canada. Trudeau spoke to a packed chamber in the House of Commons, referring to decades of “state-sponsored, systemic oppression and rejection” against the LGBTQ+ community as “our collective shame.” …continue reading

Students say stress hasn’t ended with college strike


Walking the halls of Northern College, you wouldn’t guess that anything was out of the ordinary, but it doesn’t take long to find students who admit there’s an undercurrent of anxiety amongst the student body. Last Tuesday, college professors and students across Ontario returned to class after the provincial government passed back-to-work legislation to end … Continue reading Students say stress hasn’t ended with college strike

“Behind Every Successful Man is a Woman” Really?


This article was published on alignthoughts.com After the tragic events in Charlottesville, Virginia on August 12, debate has never been more heated over the taking downof historical monuments. One side says removing these monuments attempts to hide or change history, while the other points out that they pay homage to questionable – and even shameful – … Continue reading “Behind Every Successful Man is a Woman” Really?

Wake Up Determined, Go to Bed Satisfied Everyday


This article was published on alignthoughts.com In this article, I want to talk about the morning after. No, not that kind of morning after. This is about waking up determined. STEP 1: THE TO-DO LIST The first step in waking up determined starts the night before. Recently, I explained why the successful, stress-free life is a myth. At the … Continue reading Wake Up Determined, Go to Bed Satisfied Everyday

The Successful, Stress-Free Life is a Myth


This article was published on alignthoughts.com If you want success but you don’t want stress, chances are you will never be successful. What does success look like to you? Success looks like different things to different people, but generally, everyone thinks of success as some magical point in the future when they’ve achieved everything they set … Continue reading The Successful, Stress-Free Life is a Myth

How to Attract Philanthropic People to Your Cause


This article was published on alignthoughts.com Have you ever wondered what makes a person philanthropic? Some people go out of their way to volunteer their time and donate their money, while others prefer to keep what they have. It’s easy to make generalizations: people who give are nice and people who don’t are mean. We … Continue reading How to Attract Philanthropic People to Your Cause

Five Ways to Become Well-Rounded Without Spending a Penny


This article was posted on alignthoughts.com You’ve probably heard people say that to become a truly well-rounded person, you need to “explore the world.” While it’s true that travelling can broaden your horizons, it may also be inaccessible to you because of money or family constraints. Here are five ways you can become a more … Continue reading Five Ways to Become Well-Rounded Without Spending a Penny