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VSA graduate Jillann Mignon interviewed on CBC Radio

“A Walk in Her Shoes” – an Alisa Siegel documentary, CBC Radio one, Sunday, May 17, 2015 The tattoo engraved on the nape of her neck reads, Madam Mignon. A symbol of who and what she hoped to become. At age thirteen, Jillann Mignon left home. Began to sell her body for quick money. And […]

Jewish groups raise money for Nepal quake relief

Sheri Shefa, Staff Reporter, Thursday, April 30, 2015 Although they’re halfway across the world, Canadian Jewish organizations are collecting money to help the hundreds of thousands of people suffering in Nepal due to the worst natural disaster the region has seen in 80 years. Robyn Segall, Ve’ahavta’s communications director, said that according to the Jewish […]