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Are you Happy?

Roland walked the same route to the supermarket every Friday.  The same streets, the same storefronts he’d walked past for decades.  What was different now is that he walked alone. Sabrina had loved this walk.  She’d peer in all the shop windows and sometimes pause to have a lingering look.  Roland often had to tug… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Aman Sahi

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Aman Sahi (she/her), a Bachelor of Psychology student who hopes to become a registered psychologist currently residing in Airdrie, Alberta.  Originally from India, having moved to Canada ten years ago with her husband, Aman has spent the last seven years in Airdrie. This future psychologist… Read more »

A Magic Hat

All Aden wanted for his birthday was to ride on a bus.  All he had ever wanted was to ride on a bus.  But his parents told him that walking everywhere was better.  Aden didn’t think walking anywhere was better, and he thought it had more to do with money.  But money is something you… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Deanna C.

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Deanna C.  (she/her), a Bachelor of General Studies – Applied Studies student (with a focus on Indigenous Studies and Educational Psychology) from Thunder Bay, Ontario.  This “qualified OCT teacher,” who works “full-time for an Indigenous organization in curriculum development,” has plans “on continuing to work… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Interviewing Ernest Banda

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Ernest Banda, a Bachelor of Arts Psychology major currently residing in Calgary, Alberta, although he is “an African native born and raised in the beautiful nation of Zimbabwe.”  Ernest considers himself “a passionate and enthusiastic individual who intends to further pursue a master’s degree in… Read more »

Beyond Literary Landscapes—The Hero’s Journey

From my early beginnings as a young introvert, the public library has always been a bit of a refuge.  Years later, not much has changed, albeit with an additional affinity for endless hours spent scouring second-hand bookstores to add to my ever-growing “to-read” pile. From one bookworm to another, this column will be underscoring and… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Kim Leppington

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Kim Leppington (she/her), a Bachelor of Health Administration student currently residing in Edmonton, Alberta.  Post degree, Kim hopes to work with “Alberta Health Services, with a long-term goal of working in the new hospital being built in the heritage valley area of Edmonton.” On a… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Chelsey Peat

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Chelsey Peat (she/her), a second year Sociology major with a minor in Women’s and Gender Studies from southern Alberta.  Chelsey acknowledged, “I am located on the traditional lands of the Blackfoot Confederacy, and I try to support and be a strong ally as well as… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Kady

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Kady (she/her), a Post LPN-Bachelor of Nursing student living in Price George, British Colombia.  Kady stated, “I would like to acknowledge that I am living on the traditional territories of the Lheidli t’enneh.” On a personal note, Kady is a “39-year-old married mother of 4… Read more »

Minds We Meet—Courtney Ware

The Voice Magazine recently had a chance to chat with Courtney (she/they), a Bachelor of General Studies student with a focus on Anthropology and Indigenous Studies, who is “currently residing on the traditional territories of the lək̓ʷəŋən peoples with the colonized name of Victoria, BC.  Courtney stated, “I currently reside on the traditional territories of… Read more »