Living with Anorexia
Anorexia
“I’m a survivor…” VéroniKaH, a talented painter, has been anorexic for 35 years. Anorexia is a mental illness especially common among girls and women. Fully 3% of women ages 15-25 to suffer from this crippling psychological disorder. People afflicted with …
What triggers Anorexia?
Anorexia
Norma (not her real name) was 18 the first time she saw Dr. Jean Wilkins, a specialist in eating disorders at Montreal’s Sainte Justine Hospital. Another one of Dr. Wilkins’ patients brought young Norma to see him. She was in …
Invisible to the Banking System?
Economy
Building a Credit Rating There are a host of reasons why someone might be invisible to the banking system. A spouse uses their partner’s account; an ex-convict hasn’t made a deposit in years; an immigrant has no credit history in …
From Gangster to Rapper
Rap
Général grew up inside a gangland family. Like many of his relatives from the Congo, Général was invited to become a member of the infamous Rouge (Red, or Bloods) gang of Montreal North. At age 9 he saw his cousin …