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  • Fact or fiction: is depression really worse during the holidays?

    Fact or fiction: is depression really worse during the holidays?0

    It has become an adage that there are more suicides during the Christmas holidays than any other time of year. However according to Psychology Today regarding the Seven Greatest Myths About Suicide, that claim is “false.” “Contrary to popular belief, the suicide rate peaks in the springtime, not the wintertime. This is probably because the

  • Anyone can be a victim, but there is a preference

    Anyone can be a victim, but there is a preference0

    The facts about human trafficking are cut and dry and it is easy to recognize that there are numbers that go unaccounted for. Most people can mistake human trafficking for human smuggling, whereby a person is illegally taken into a different country. But human trafficking is the sexual exploitation of a victim, usually a woman

  • We Salute You

    We Salute You0

    Eight out of 10 entrepreneurs who start businesses fail within the first 18 months, according to Bloomberg. That means a whopping 80% of businesses crash and burn and only one third of the number of businesses there are now will make it to year 10. We at Two Row Times are on our fifth year.

  • Resilient indigenous in an age of reconciliation

    Resilient indigenous in an age of reconciliation0

    This week the government in Saskatchewan did something profound and important — making the choice to change a derogatory name of lakes in the province and change them to names that celebrate indigenous culture. A group of lakes called “Killsquaw Lake” near a town called “Unity” have been re-named. According to the Canadian Press elders

  • A spoonful of sugar

    A spoonful of sugar0

    November is Diabetes Awareness Month and November 14 is World Diabetes Day. Diabetes is a chronic condition associated with abnormally high levels of sugar (glucose) in the blood. Insulin produced by the pancreas lowers blood glucose but the absence or insufficient production of insulin, or an inability of the body to properly use insulin causes

  • Treaties Recognition Week – The beginning of new relationships

    Treaties Recognition Week – The beginning of new relationships0

    This week the province of Ontario marks Treaties Recognition Week. This is a time where the province’s official social media accounts raise awareness about the treaties made between indigenous people and settlers throughout history. A treaty, when talking about the ones being recognized this week with indigenous people in Ontario, is a historic and lasting