Columns of brightly coloured scarves hang from the ceiling of Helen Newton s studio in Ingoldsby. Organized by colour and further sorted by shade, the the flowing silk accessories light up the room, which is further decorated with quilts large and small.
Half of women will experience physical or sexual violence in their lives. Women between the ages of 15 and 24 are the most likely to be targeted for sexual violence. Eighty per cent of those sexually assaulted know the assailant.
As the warm lazy days of summer pass and the first cool breezes of autumn blow, 30 artists in 27 studio locations in the Haliburton Highlands start their final frenzy to complete their wonderful art pieces for the 29th Haliburton County Studio Tour. This
Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock MPP Laurie Scott has reintroduced her private member s bill taking aim at human trafficking following the sudden prorogation of the Ontario legislature earlier this month.
This Thursday, the Kawartha Sexual Assault Centre is asking residents to come out to their annual Take Back the Night event in support of those who have survived sexual, domestic or relationship violence.