Guest Column: Family Violence, Leaving is Not Simple

Many people often ask victims of domestic violence why they stay. They are many answers.
The most dangerous time for any victim of domestic violence are the first eighteen months after leaving. When an abuser’s power and control are threatened, the violence often escalates. Death can be a consequence. Because family violence involves a vicious cycle of power and control, there are also many other reasons that make leaving difficult.


Guest Column: Family Violence, It Is Your Business

You may think if someone you know is living with family violence it isn’t any of your business. That isn’t true. Family Violence affects everyone and anyone can help. Trusted friends, family members, neighbours, co-workers or coaches can offer support. Your support can mean the difference between life or death. […]

Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Christmas Hamper registration now open

As we head into the holiday season, most families will celebrate and enjoy Christmas but there are individuals and families in the Morinville area that are struggling to make ends meet. Just one layoff or injury is all it takes to cause a family despair at this time of year. […]