Family and Health

Yukon Family and Health

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    Issue: 2019-05-22, PHOTO: Nate Jones

    Teaching teens about healthy relationships

    Would you believe conversations around consent don’t need to be awkward? Shelby Maunder does and she’s sharing the message with youth. Maunder is the executive director of Bringing Youth Towards Equality (BYTE), a for-youth-by-youth organization... Read more

    May 22, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-15, PHOTO: courtesy of Girls Rock Camp

    Raising girls’ voices with rock and roll

    In a society where girls are socialized to be quiet and not take up too much space, permission to be loud can be an important tool when it comes to raising a generation of youth who are empowered to speak up for themselves and others. Lana... Read more

    May 15, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-15, PHOTO: Stu Clark

    The joys and dangers of taking a risk

    A few weeks ago, a friend sent me an opinion piece from a recent edition of The Globe and Mail. It was about falls. Not the waterfall kind. The kind that involves finding oneself suddenly on the ground or on the floor. It was written by Sandra... Read more

    May 15, 2019

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    Issue: 2019-05-01, PHOTO: Pixabay

    Self-care as a daily practice

    Living in today’s world can mean being bombarded by awful news about sexualized assault, microaggressions and violence in many forms. All this negative news can be frustrating, overwhelming and downright exhausting... Read more

    May 01, 2019

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