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  • Unapologetically Jann Arden

    I’m not sure there’s a space in Canadian culture that Jann Arden has not occupied. In fact, I bet this multi-platinum award-winning artist even has a secret side career in the NHL nobody knows about yet. You know Jann as a singer, songwriter, author, public speaker, broadcaster, actor, philanthropist or a combination of the above. […]

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  • A Wonder of a Woman: A Conversation with Bif Naked

    One word runs like a giant banner across Beth Torbert’s – a.k.a. Bif Naked – life. Strength. It was present the moment she was born, abandoned, and hidden in a mental institution in India. It was there when her adopted parents claimed her and brought her to the United States and then to Canada. Strength held […]

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  • It’s All About Education and Communication

    The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Jody Carrow from her interview with Colin Mochrie   Colin Mochrie is a comedic icon both at home in Canada and abroad. But the roles he truly values most he plays at home where he is a committed and loving husband to his wife, Deb (who also […]

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  • Margaret Trudeau’s Unsinkable story

    The following is a piece written by Unsinkable’s Silken Laumann from her interview with Margaret Trudeau   Margaret Trudeau is an active and passionate advocate for mental health issues in Canada; she is a fabulous speaker and powerful voice in the national mental health conversation. She is intelligent, gutsy, playful and loving. We know her […]

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  • Unapologetically Jann Arden

  • A Wonder of a Woman: A Conversation with Bif Naked

  • It’s All About Education and Communication

  • Margaret Trudeau’s Unsinkable story

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The Up Side of Down

It’s taken many years for me to admit out loud that I suffer from depression. For years I talked about the depression I experience in the past tense, as if it had somehow left me. In my book, I described how after having children I experienced depression and for a long time it felt situational, […]

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