Free self-defence course offered to women

When Marilyn Walsh took her first women’s self-defence class, ‘stranger danger’ was in the cross-hairs. Even now, decades later, Walsh says people tend to think violence against women comes mainly from random attackers. “It’s what you see in movies,” she said, and news reports. But women are much more likely to be attacked by someone […]

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An open house to discuss planned improvements to Williamson Park Ravine will be held tomorrow (Wednesday, Feb. 5) at L’ecole Elementaire Catholique – Georges-Etienne-Cartier, 250 Gainsborough Rd., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Proposed upgrades to the park, located between Gainsborough Road and Wildwood Crescent, include installing a staircase on the eastern slope, a small water […]