Williamson, Mira (Page 2)

MMJC, 2019 Fall

A screenshot of a virtual sign and dance alone Pride event, two people are sitting down speaking to the camera.

By Mira Williamson — Pride Month is normally a time for LGBTQ+ folks and allies to gather and celebrate. But COVID-19 has definitely rained on this year’s parade in cities across North America.  Still, the show of support will go on, say Pride festival organizers who are taking steps toContinue Reading

YOU Logo, YOU London logo- source: YOU London Twitter

MIRA WILLIAMSON – Samantha Humphrey may call herself “very boring.” Don’t believe her. Most post-secondary students worry about midterms and assignments. In the fall of 2018, she worried about shelter. “It’s hard to put it into words what it’s like,” said Humphrey. “It’s not something you ever plan on. It’sContinue Reading

Karin Fuller set up a work space in her bedroom. She’s regularly joined by her dogs, Libby and Freya.

MIRA WILLIAMSON – No one came to Karin Fuller’s last public consultation in Vancouver. Four weeks ago, the COVID-19 alarm bells really started ringing in Canada. It was the Open Government team’s first week of consultations. It was also the last. The nation-wide tour to consult with Canadians about whetherContinue Reading

Ian Matheson, missing teen

MIRA WILLIAMSON – Police are asking for help locating a London teenager whose family hasn’t seen him for more than three weeks. Fourteen-year-old Ian Matheson’s family first reported him missing Feb. 3, police said Wednesday. The teen was seen after that — the night of Feb. 14, he was spottedContinue Reading