Lisa Harper: The Power of Self-Advocacy

Lisa Harper: The power of self-advocacy by Mary Dufton Lisa Harper, who was born with spina bifida, is a woman accustomed to stepping outside her comfort zone and testing boundaries. She grew up in Teeswater, a small rural town in Bruce County.  She credits her mother, who was a nurse, with teaching her how to […]

Meet Laura Gattensby

Meet Laura Gattensby In December of 2016, at the age of 46, I was supposed to begin an exciting new chapter in my life. After a year working with contractors and city inspectors, I finally opened the doors of my brand new business.  Fifteen days later I was in my doctor’s office because of violent […]

Jeff Wilkinson: Living his Dreams

Jeff Wilkinson: Living his Dreams by Mary Dufton Sixty-six-year-old Jeff Wilkinson of Kirkland Lake is a retired newspaper reporter whose career pivoted with a diagnosis of hydrocephalus in 1994. A lifelong interest in politics convinced him to run in the Ontario election as a candidate for the None of the Above Party this past June. […]

2022 HC Golf

Hydrocephalus Canada Charity Golf Tournament is back on Monday, September 12th, 2022 with all proceeds going to Hydrocephalus Canada. This important event will provide support for programs and services for the Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida communities across Canada.

RECIPE-Burritos with Blacks Beans and Cheese​

Burritos with Black Beans and Cheese By Mary Dufton 10 minutes • Makes 4 servings Ingredients 4 small whole wheat burritosOlive oil to brush on burritos4 slices of Monterey Jack cheese or cheddar (you can use pre sliced cheese)1/4 cup canned black beans or canned refried beans (you can freeze the rest for more burritos […]