Joyeuse journée internationale des femmes! We celebrate today with reflections on what we have learned from our mentors, colleagues, and supporters as women in consulting. Un grand merci à notre collègue Ines Outghat pour avoir réalisé cette incroyable vidéo !
Last Friday evening, the inconceivable took place. We lost one of the pillars of our precious GGA family. We lost our friend, mentor and colleague, Xenos Khan, as quickly and shockingly as a flash of lightning, shattering our universe and shaking us to our cores. Xenos, “Xen”, was as calm and solid as his nickname. […]
First and foremost, Happy International Women’s Day 2021! This day, observed since the early 1900s, seems to generate more momentum, discussion, and energy every year, remaining uneclipsed even by the pandemic. And it’s no wonder: the past few years have seen our voices break through ancient barriers, shining light with a certain urgency on recurring […]
By Fran Gelder, MA Listening to the Public Health experts at this stage of the pandemic allows for some cautious optimism for a slow, steady, and eventual return to “normal” life, or at least a “new normal”. Current media messaging ranges from a collective pride in weathering this storm together, to a sombre tale about […]
Social distancing, self-isolation, quarantine – these are among the primary strategies being used to stem the spread of the COVID-19 outbreak. While unlikely to stop the spread in its tracks, the strategies are designed to at least “flatten the curve” or rate of transmission in an effort to buy enough time for the health care […]
The GGA team hosted a facilitated planning session for the Board of Directors of the Distress Centre of Ottawa Region on the 13th of February. The Distress Centre of Ottawa and Region contributes to a healthier and safer community by providing suicide prevention, crisis intervention, psychological stabilization, emotional support, information, referral and education services, without judgement, […]