Maisonneuve Spring Issue

Private English schools in Canada are a billion dollar industry. In Vancouver alone, these schools employ more than 1000 teachers, staff and other support workers, but are we doing enough to protect students who come to Canada to learn? My cover story in the Spring 2017 issue of Maisonneuve explores what lead to the closure of one such school and … Continue reading Maisonneuve Spring Issue

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Mistress fix-it takes to reality TV to counsel women

Nina doesn’t like the term mistress. “Some people see it as being glamorous,” she says. “Other people think of it as bordering on something really bad.” But then the 31-year-old dental assistant, who asked to be identified only by her first name in order to protect those who may be hurt by her story, found … Continue reading Mistress fix-it takes to reality TV to counsel women