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Black History Month Canada: Community Resources

Black History Month draws to a close, but the lessons we learn, the stories we share, the lives we celebrate, and the support we give are not limited to one month. We want to highlight a few organizations supporting Black communities across Canada. The work of these organizations is essential in fostering a sense of...

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Black History Month Canada: Mary Ann Shadd Cary

When The Hon. Donald H. Oliver introduced his Motion to Recognize Contributions of Black Canadians and February as Black History Month to the senate floor, he did so with the hope that education on Black history would help combat prejudice and discrimination and empower Black Canadians. Furthermore, Senator Oliver believed we should honour and celebrate...

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Helium Scribe’s January 2021 Book of the Month

Forgiveness: A Gift from My Grandparents – Mark Sakamoto “But I realized now that forgiveness is not a transaction. It is not an exchange. Forgiveness has nothing to do with the past.” The age-old adage “forgive and forget” means different things to different people. Some argue that we must never forget. However, most agree that...

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Giving Back: Helium Scribe Joins SheEO

As part of our commitment to giving back, we had to define and decide what values we hold dear as a team and as individuals. Recognizing the historically high barrier to entry for women entrepreneurs, we agreed that supporting women-led ventures is something we all value. That is why we are proud to announce our...

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Helium Scribe’s 2020 Book of the Year

As well as being passionate writers, we at Helium Scribe are, first and foremost, avid readers. Although much of our reading is technical, we don’t forget to take the time to read for pleasure. We also support the Writer’s Trust, which supports Canadian writers. That’s why our team thought we should share our favourite Canadian...