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Rape culture unchanged in twenty-six years.

Time magazine cover 1991 “Ms. Koestner has appeared on the cover of “TIME” Magazine, The Oprah Winfrey Show, the NBC Nightly News, CNBC Talk Live, CNN, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Later Today, Entertainment Tonight and other national television programs. She is the subject of an HBO movie and has lectured at over 1600 schools in North America. Her audiences include the incoming classes at MIT, West Point, the US Naval Academy, Brown University, Amherst College, Williams College, and many other top universities. Her testimony on Capitol Hill was … Continue reading

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day 2017: Five things you need to know International Women’s Day 2017: What is it, how did it start and why is it so important? “International Women’s Day is a worldwide event that celebrates women’s achievements – from the political to the social – while calling for gender equality. It has been observed since the early 1900s and is now recognised each year on March 8. Is is not affiliated with any one group, but brings together governments, women’s organisations, corporations and charities.” Trudeau International Women’s Day $650 … Continue reading

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Domestic Abusers and/or Sexual Assailants often begin as a school Bully

“..bullying stops in less than 10 seconds when someone steps in.” The following is the RCMP taking Pink Shirt Day to another level, providing a detailed description of the various forms of bullying and how the law sees the behavior. Be that person who, “Steps in” to stop bullying by using the tools the Force has offered here and please share this information with everyone you know. You many be unaware that a friend or acquaintance is enduring the pain and suffering of being bullied, and maybe they aren’t, but … Continue reading

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Female inferiority complex. When does it start?

It starts when they are little girls. One parent Tweeted, “I had a great start on steering my daughter to love her body, then society and the media got to her”. “One woman’s quest to get us all to love our bodies more.” The Social’s (Daily talk show on CTV) Hosts respond to Taryn Brumfitt with comments regarding how they can encourage this philosophy while being a role model for their own girls. Host Melissa Grelo commented, “If you are going to communicate with my daughter and want to tell … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah from the “J” Team

Jessica Fukishima Federal Agent

Be resilient, assertive and successful. “Ridicule is the first and last argument of a fool”. Charles Simmons Jessica Rebecca, Elisabeth, Jason and Jackson Merry Christmas and Happy Hanakkah from the “J” Team

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No Means No!: We Need To Talk About Male Entitlement

“If a woman indicates she wants sex, and then changes her mind, I’m still going for it regardless” is often the reply some men provide. They haven’t a clue as to the personal violation to which they are admitting or the criminal ramifications of their decision. Some men have no emotional connection to a woman/teen who is raped or the female violation experience. And many of these men have no interest or desire to learn. Rebecca Simpson,”What part of NO do you not understand?” “While eating, two guys came over … Continue reading

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Halloween safety tips: RCMP & Experienced parents.

Halloween Pumpkins

Don’t be Ghoulish and ignore the safety factor for yourself, your children and community. Teens are often all about fun, but to some teens, trick or treating can often lead to property crimes and personal assaults. Police departments will be vigilant regarding this aspect of the event. Remind your teens that this night is not one for clowning around in the streets but one for an orderly movement from one house to the next to avoid accidents and confusion for drivers. In itself, trick-or-treating is an intricate endeavor requiring advanced … Continue reading

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Don’t Feed the Bears and other ignored warnings.

Your Safety: Feeding Bears Saltines? Apples? Both are divine to a bear. A dad who stopped by the side of the road in Jasper National Park under a three-meter sign that read, DO NOT FEED THE BEARS and then proceeded to offer lunch to a very large black bear. That incident prompted a slew of emergency calls to police stating that a bear was on a killing rampage. When officers arrived in mass, they were taken aback by the incident’s reality and angered that their skills were being diverted from … Continue reading

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Olympics. Is it the medals or the journey?

We are inundated with comments about medal counts while few media outlets cover the journey each athlete makes to arrive at the Olympics. Many families use the games as an inspiration for their children. Many kids have watched an Olympic event and the athletes sparked an interest. http://calgary.ctvnews.ca/gymnastics-athlete-wows-coaches-at-a-young-age-1.2995030 http://www.ctvnews.ca/sports/canada-gets-on-the-olympic-scoreboard-early-in-rio-with-a-swimming-bronze-1.3018428 The games, like life itself, is a journey to be enjoyed, enveloped and shared with the thousands who assisted the athletes along the way.

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Women do it all.

Women no longer sow hay with a scythe, give birth in the field then return to haying by hand. After a 14 hour day in the fields, women often returned to the farm house, prepared and cooked dinner, bathed the kids, put them to bed and retired exhausted. It is 2016…to coin a Trudeau phrase. Why are women still trying to do it all? “Gender equality, also known as sex equality, gender egalitarianism, sexual equality or equality of the genders, is the view that both men and women should receive … Continue reading

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