Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Talitha Koum foundress dies

Starr Peardon, former drug addict and ex-con, changed lives
Starr Peardon (centre) receives the Courage to Come Back Award in 2010. "She saved many lives," said friend Louise Gough. Photo submitted to BCC.
A shining light for drug-addicted and formerly incarcerated women has died. Starr Peardon, the foundress of the Talitha Koum Society, passed away early Oct. 20. For full story see The B.C. Catholic website.

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Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould.
The Justice Committee passed transgender Bill C-16 back to the House of Commons Nov. 2 with no hearings or public consultation. That has some groups upset. For full story
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