Chelsey Bourassa – Mothers to be Mentor

June 22, 2020 by: Crystal Gardiner in:

I was born in Pouce Coupe B.C. and have lived most of my life in North Western Alberta with the farthest community being Fort Vermilion Alberta.  I made my way out East and moved to Plamondon in 1998 and have lived in St. Paul, St. Albert and found my way back to Lac La Biche…

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Mallory Boyle – Mothers to be Mentor

March 27, 2020 by: Crystal Gardiner in:

I started on my journey with the Lakeland Centre for FASD as a volunteer back in 2010, where I gained employment as a Camp leader for the summer of 2012.  I then took a few years off to start my family but always wanted to get back into the Human Services field.  Graduating from the…

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Remember to Smile

March 23, 2020 by: Crystal Gardiner in:

Life isn’t always easy and sometimes it’s just plain hectic and stressful. As humans, we all have these days.  When times are difficult, a simple smile can be extremely helpful. It is a powerful expression that can make a big difference to you and others around you, and it is completely free and infectious. There…

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Melissa Faithful – Mothers to be Mentor

November 15, 2019 by: Crystal Gardiner in:

After I graduated with my diploma in Correctional Services, I worked in a half way house for over five years. My role required me to work with offenders transitioning out of the federal system. This is where I started to recognize the gaps in the systems that we are required to work with as front-line…

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