Witness for Bill S-7

I was honoured to present to the Citizenship and Immigration Committee regarding proposed amendments to Bill S-7 – an Act to amend the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, the Civil Marriage Act and the Criminal Code and to make consequential amendments to other Acts.

Communications Strategy

Developed and executed a marketing and communications strategy for the Durham Welcome Centres including a brand update, a refreshed monthly e-news and printed publication, program recommendations and partner building. I can help your business. Connect with me.

Marketing for DRUHC

1COMMUNITY1 provides marketing, design and technological support for the Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre (DRUHC). In 2017, we launched an accessible, user-friendly website with up-to-date content, imaging and technology. The site includes a Job Portal for employers to post positions and for job seekers to search for positions. Visit the website.

Marketing & Outreach

As the Marketing Director for 1COMMUNITY1, I work with organizations to develop marketing and communication initiatives that offer exposure and increase engagement, as well as strengthen brand and stakeholder relations. Learn more by connecting with me.

Wild Walks & Tastings

Take a walk and learn a little about the plants that grow wild at The Hive Centre and Bee & Bee. Feel the powerful effects of forest bathing and participate in an interactive cooking session and tasting. Click for information.

Nature Immersion Retreat

For a full day, immerse yourself in nature at The Hive Centre. Enjoy a meditation in the forest, lunch by the creek and a nature inspired creative activity using natural materials. Eat, play and create with us! Gather a group of 6+ or contact me to add your name to a list of interested participants.

Walk in the Woods at The Hive

Scientific studies point to significant health benefits related to Forest Bathing / Shinrin Yoku – also known as walking in the woods. Benefits may include a boosted immune system, improved mood, emotions, energy, focus, clarity and sleep. Walk with us at The Hive Centre.

Garden Inspired Salad

Take a walk and spruce up a salad. You may find some delicious wild edibles in your garden – try dandelion greens and flowers, violets, nasturtiums and clovers. Add fresh herbs, lemon juice and olive oil for a delicious powerhouse meal.  Make sure plants have not been sprayed.

Crispy Plantain

If you take a walk this season, you will likely find plantain beneath your feet. Plantain’s seeds and leaves are edible and nutrient rich. Gather plantain from an area that has not been sprayed. Lightly coat leaves with olive/avocado oil, himalayan salt and other herbs. Cook at 175 degrees for 1hr+.

UpNext Durham

I have been involved with UpNext Durham since it began as UpNext Ajax. It is an exciting 3-week Digital Skills Development Program that offers youth in Durham Region the opportunity to gain real world experience and skills. Support a young person by letting them know about UpNext Durham.