Is the UK legal system failing victims of domestic violence, abuse and harassment?

Date: 19th April 2017 Location: House of Commons, St Margarets Street, London, SW1A 0AA Time: 6pm On 7th April, following a huge public outcry, cricketer Mustafa Bashir was finally sent to prison to serve his 18 month sentence. This sentence was originally suspended because the judge wrongly believed that Bashir was given a contract with Leicestershire… Read More

GoGo Grannies Bringing Back Games For Africa Fundraiser

The Orangeville GoGo Grannies, in partnership with KOROS Games, once again brought back their annual Games for Africa Fundraiser this past month. The event, which was held on April 11, helps raise funds for a national campaign through the Stephen Lewis Foundation that supports orphans of AIDs victims  in Africa. “The campaign helps provide funds… Read More

Grandmother’s Travel Memories

Knowing her grandmother only through photo albums, Patricia Morrisroe tries to retrace her mysterious world travels. My grandmother had lots of secrets. Even her entry into Ellis Island made for a good mystery. Somehow, en route from London in 1909, she lost her steamer trunk, arriving in the New World as metaphorically naked as Shakespeare’s… Read More

Grandmothers Gave Humans Longer Lifespans

Humans developed longer lifespans and bigger brains because grandmothers began looking after their grandchildren up to two million years ago, according to a new study. Help with childcare from grandmothers at an early stage of human history could have resulted in an evolutionary change which caused women to live long past the menopause, researchers said.… Read More