Friday, March 11, 2016

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: Lisa's Corner: Incorporating diversity in our lives

By Lisa Goudy

Weeks earmarked with a certain purpose are often brought to our attention.

This week, for example, was Aboriginal Awareness Week and many events took place in Caronport to mark the week. This year's theme was 'Your part in reconciliation.' This is a vital topic to discuss about so we can all understand each other and find ways to join hands to create a unified, strong future.

I think it's great that there are days or weeks or months to bring certain issues to the forefront of our minds and to celebrate what we have achieved and to look to what we have yet to accomplish.

But I also dream of a day we don't have to place extra emphasis on these types of things for a day or a week or a month because it's just part of everyday life. The same goes for Black History Month, International Women's Day and anything else you can think of. 

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