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As Seen on CTV Your Morning: Kids’ Books to Share for Remembrance Day

Talking about the reality of war can be a challenge, particularly with young children. Here are 8 titles- each meticulously researched and sensitively told for their intended readers- that can help foster these conversations. All of these titles have historical notes providing further context and, in some cases, pointing out the author or illustrator's personal… Continue reading As Seen on CTV Your Morning: Kids’ Books to Share for Remembrance Day

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Dear Canada: Letters from The Second World War

I am thrilled to be working again alongside brilliant artist and advocate Miranda Mulholland on a second Remembrance Day theatre piece, Dear Canada: Letters from The Second World War, premiering at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa on November 11th. An earlier commemoration, Letters From The Great War: A Commemoration of the First World War,… Continue reading Dear Canada: Letters from The Second World War

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Letters From the Great War onstage at Soulpepper

One of my first true loves is theatre, and I feel privileged to be working on  Letters From the Great War, a new Remembrance Day piece for Soulpepper Theatre Company. Conceived by musician, Roaring Girl Records label-owner, Sawdust City Music Festival founder and all-around human force Miranda Mulholland, this commemorative piece features songs from or about WW1 interspersed… Continue reading Letters From the Great War onstage at Soulpepper