Posts Tagged ‘ compassion ’

Daphne Bramham: Hardship and hope catalyze the desire for reconciliation

July 22, 2013

Chief Robert Joseph has the immense calm of someone with deep reserves of compassion and the boyish grin of someone confident that, at heart, all but a very few of us are people of goodwill. Now 74, the hereditary chief of the Gwa wa enuk First Nation was only six when he taken from home [...]

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NDP wants bailout for those who still can’t return to homes a year after deadly Johnsons Landing slide

July 12, 2013

One year after a massive landslide destroyed homes and killed four people in Johnsons Landing, the New Democratic Party is calling on the province to bail out those residents who still cannot return to their properties. “The people of Johnsons Landing deserve fairness and compassion from this government, it was promised to them and they [...]

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BC therapist says it’s normal for people all over to grieve over Connecticut shooting

December 15, 2012

A therapist in Victoria says the grief felt locally for those in Connecticut is a very normal reaction. Shelley Gordon says an incident like the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary triggers our compassion and empathy. “You know, it’s just part of the human suffering that we all share when there’s such a tragic loss and [...]

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Compassion at university wouldn’t hurt

December 9, 2012

If spacing exams or setting up dog-petting rooms alleviate a little bit of that pressure, so what? globeandmail – British Columbia

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A little compassion at university wouldn’t hurt

December 6, 2012

If spacing exams or setting up dog-petting rooms alleviate a little bit of that pressure, so what? globeandmail – British Columbia

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