I got tested

I got tested

Vigilance OGM is a Quebec non-profit organization whose activities are very close to my heart. It is a network of farmers, environmentalists, consumers and citizens, all concerned about what we eat and the impact of the production methods of genetically modified crops...

Our Story Will Be Our Own

Our Story Will Be Our Own

Photo by Jim and Jamie Dutcher/National Geographic, Book: The Wisdom of Wolves: Lessons from the Sawtooth Pack Leaders are not born, they are tried. They are tested and they fail more often than most only to get up again, dust their knees and march forth once more....

A Tale of Food Love

A Tale of Food Love

Nutrition has taken up a lot of my time since the birth of my two children Edward & Élénore 4 years ago. I suffered from debilitating Postpartum Anxiety after their births and also went back to work fairly quickly as a professional actress on a critically...

Invest in what matters most

Invest in what matters most

Dear Jonathan Wilkinson, Why does our present national debate over the pertinence of the oil industry backed Teck Frontier Mine completely omit the staggering growth of the Clean Energy Sector in Canada? When weighing the job and GDP growth stats solely attributed to...

Indigenous Theatre’s Legacy

Indigenous Theatre’s Legacy

Letter written and sent today to Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Multiculturalism, following the announcement this past week that The Indigenous Theatre section of The National Arts Centre of Canada...

Yes, it is my responsibility.

Yes, it is my responsibility.

Do not be discouraged by 'how bad things have gotten', by 'how climate change is too far along to stop' or by 'there's no way I can make a difference on my own'. Do not get distracted either by romantic corporate myths promising that this very real environmental...

October Lessons

October Lessons

Sometimes in life you're presented with opportunities to give back to your community, to share and to grow. When those opportunities come knocking it's enlightening to discover again and again just how good it feels to share what you know, what you've learned and your...

Medic – a short film by Adam Lolacher

Medic – a short film by Adam Lolacher

I first wrote about my friend Adam's short film project, Medic, back in November 2013 (see original article below). Back then Adam was in the process of securing financing on the film and pre-production was just getting up and going. My first day on set in Vancouver...

Cobra

Over the past 2 years I’ve been fortunate enough to experience something very unique. In the context of my work on the English version of ' 19-2 ', for which production first began in September 2013, I was granted the opportunity to accompany Montreal police officers...

The whole world bows a mighty bow

The whole world bows a mighty bow

Fall's advance, its slow velvet curtain trails along the tests of seasons, relentless, calm and bound. She smiles, a crisp wind and sunny freckles at her cheek and the whole world bows a mighty bow. She strolls along to meet her lover, a slumbering wintery hand...