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She Said: Ignoring Sexual Assaults is not Helping


Nearly 7,000 Canadian women and men are told by police each year that their report of a sexual assault is not, by police definition, a valid allegation. This represents a national unfounded rate of 19%. In the area served by the Codiac Regional RCMP, the unfounded rate is 33%. I wonder what change would come if more people like me started reporting our assaults, too.

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She Said: More New Brunswick Women Joining Politics is Good for All


I’m not much of a political junkie, but I was excited this week by our provincial politics. Jennifer McKenzie is taking over the leadership of the New Democratic Party. Ho hum, you may think, but…

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She Said: Corner Stores and Coal Mines


Coal miners once brought canaries down into the pits with them. The birds were more than company; they were an early warning system. If carbon monoxide levels were rising, the birds would feel the impact…

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She Said: Jones Lake Swimming Could Change Moncton


Swimmers in the Moncton area are feeling a bit desperate this summer. Parlee Beach keeps failing safety tests for swimming. Centennial Beach is closed. There’s no East End pool. So when a website listed Jones…

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She Said: Inspiring our Economy


It was a big headline this week: Moncton tops the list for commercial and industrial development in Atlantic Canada. Statistics Canada reports that the Greater Moncton Area saw $163.9 million spent on non-residential building construction…

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She Said: Riverview Farmers Market Revised


It’s a great plan. Bring the market to an established audience. Build the connections. Show the value. Then when the warm weather fades, you can expect at least a portion of your summer shoppers will follow you inside to enjoy a year-round, mid-week market. Hopefully.

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She Said: Listing our Potential


I love lists. Most of us do. It’s a psychological thing. Lists give us easy-to-digest tidbits of information that we’re anxious to make sure we don’t miss out on. We love to guess what’s on…

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She Said: Graduations Need a Make Over


Let’s bring the celebration of accomplishment out of the high school gymnasium and into the community. Let’s do all we can to focus on that priority of establishing a culture of belonging. We are all a part of each student’s journey. Their success is our success. If a student doesn’t feel supported at home, knowing that the entire community is waiting to celebrate your graduation might just make a difference.

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She Said: Growing Up Digital


Harvard University is letting prospective students know their ability to be decent human beings – even in online groups with privacy settings – matters. But it goes beyond Harvard hopefuls, beyond high school students. It…

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She Said: Middle Class Waiting on Daycare Solutions


My Ontario friends with young children are cautiously jubilant this week. Their province has announced a universally accessible child care plan. Ontario is spending $1.6 billion over five years to create thousands of new subsidized…

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