First Nations Behind Bars

03/07/2022 Delphine Caubet 0

The numbers are alarming. In Canada, Indigenous persons represent 4% of the population. But in jail, they represent 23% of the male prison population and a third of females behind bars. And this overrepresentation is only growing. Proof: over the last 10 years the number […] See more

Addiction: a Burden on Children

11/24/2021 Delphine Caubet 0

This week (November 21 – 27) is National Addictions Awareness Week. The Canadian Centre on Substance Use and Addiction is posting a different article each day on a different topic to mark the occasion. Today’s topic is “Adverse Childhood Experiences.” Below, an article of ours […] See more

Inside an Addict’s Mind

08/29/2021 Delphine Caubet 0

Can someone ever stop being an addict? Can a former addict limit their drug taking to simply recreational use? After you’ve stopped using, do you spend the rest of your life still craving your drug? By Delphine Caubet I met with Sylvain, a former addict […] See more

Eat Well on Very Little Money

08/06/2021 Delphine Caubet 0

How to eat well on $600? With the high cost of rent these days, it’s tough to provide balanced, healthy diets. And what about families where one or both parents work and they still find themselves below the poverty line… By Delphine Caubet Despite these […] See more

Living with Depression

07/23/2021 Delphine Caubet 0

Sophie is disinterested with all that surrounds her. She doesn’t want to go out with her friends. All she wants to do is sleep all day. Let’s face it, Sophie is sad. By Delphine Caubet Her doctor diagnoses her as depressed. This dynamic young woman, […] See more

Understanding PTSD

03/25/2019 Delphine Caubet 0

Post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD, happens after a traumatic event which has put the sufferer’s physical life or physical integrity under threat. By Delphine Caubet During this traumatic event, the person has experienced feelings of extreme fear and powerlessness. The most famous cases involve soldiers […] See more

Community Service: Does it Work?

10/09/2018 Delphine Caubet 0

The Oxford English Dictionary defines community service as: “Unpaid work, intended to be of social use, that an offender is required to do instead of going to prison.” At the Café Graffiti, no less than 50 people per year of all ages and trades come […] See more