St. James Town Blog

The Acronym

By Rowan Flood The google definition of an acronym is an "abbreviation formed from the initial letters of other words and pronounced as a word." In a sense, acronyms are bits of words that become words themselves. Words have power and meaning, they change alongside our world. LGBTQ+ is an acronym formed from [...]

Celebrating mothers

By Munira Yusuf Mother’s Day is a holiday that is celebrated to honour the mothers in our lives. It is observed in many parts of the world, although sometimes on a different date than it is celebrated in Canada. Mother’s Day as we know it today was created by Anna Jarvis in the [...]

April Celebrations!

By Jessica Diamond April is a time of celebration with holidays spanning different religions. Here is a breakdown of what major holidays are happening this month. Ramadan – April 2 to May 1, 2022  Ramadan is the holy month of fasting, reflection, and prayer for more than one billion Muslims around the [...]