Judging by the firestorm of women coming forward to name (literally) bad actors, sexually speaking, the world is a very unsafe place for young women. A quarter of North American women will be sexually assaulted in their lifetime.
When Ghislaine Landry began her professional rugby career playing for the women’s rugby sevens team in 2007, no version of the sport had been part of the Olympic Games since 1924. Now the 29-year-old Toronto native is captain of the team and represented Team Canada at the 2016 Rio Olympics where they took home bronze.
A new community centre has taken over a now decommissioned St. Luke Catholic Learning Centre. Members of the community around Yonge Street north of Steeles can expect art exhibits, dinners, music shows and summer job fairs for youth, as well as use of the building’s amenities, including the gym and meeting rooms.