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METAMORPHOSIS on stage to March 9, 2014 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto

METAMORPHOSIS on stage to March 9, 2014 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto

In order to appreciate Franz Kafka’s The Metamorphosis, one must have an understanding of the novelist himself. Kafka was born in Prague (the Czech Republic) on July 3, 1883, the…

Time for a Great Meal at Thyme 4 Pizza & Pasta

Time for a Great Meal at Thyme 4 Pizza & Pasta

If you like Italian food that covers all the bases, Thyme 4 is a place to try. The menu comprises everything you’d expect from an Italian restaurant – pasta, pizza,…

Is Ontario’s Mental Health System Letting down our Youth? Toby’s Answer

Two years have passed since Toby had what he calls his “March Breakdown.”  He worked sporadically in a record store and played in a band, but he was still not…

Is Ontario’s Mental Health System Letting down our Youth? Part 3

After many months of psychotherapy and taking antidepressants, Toby’s mental condition continued to decline. By now he was self-medicating with marijuana use and before long, he was addicted. His psychiatrist…

Is Ontario’s Mental Health System Letting down our Youth? Part 2

By Carla Sandrin Jack Windeler was a well-rounded, smart, likeable teen. He had a great relationship with his parents and was socially and physically active. But during his first year…

Is Ontario’s Mental Health System Letting down our Youth?

Seventeen-year-old Toby Green was a grade 12 student contemplating which university he’d likely attend in the fall. He had just completed the third term, and with an 87 per cent…