Shining a light on youth homelessness

Posted on Friday February 20, 2015

SUDBURY – George Stephen spent 20 years living on the streets of Northern Ontario.

The Aboriginal man’s journey in and out of homelessness is chronicled in the documentary film A Will to Live, which will be screened at Cambrian College on February 24.

Cambrian’s Wabnode Centre for Aboriginal Services invites students and members of the public to attend the screening. A panel of homeless experts and frontline workers, as well as George Stephen, will participate in a question and answer period after the screening.

Refreshments will be provided.

The panel includes:

  • Olivia Parry – homelessness and housing support worker, N’Swakamok Native Friendship Centre
  • George Stephen
  • Anna Harbulik – Sudbury Coalition Against Poverty (S-CAP)
  • Paul Scheer – Cecil Facer Youth Centre
  • Josh Wong – volunteer, collects and donates clothing for homeless people

When: Tuesday, February 24, 1:30 to 3 p.m.
Where: Student Centre, Cambrian College’s Barrydowne campus

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Media contacts:

Laura Stricker
Marketing Assistant
705-566-8101, ext. 6813

Ryan Linklater-Wong
Aboriginal Engagement Officer, Wabnode Centre for Aboriginal Services
705-566-8101, ext. 6814


Cambrian College women head for volleyball playoffs

Posted on Wednesday February 18, 2015

The Cambrian Golden Shield women’s volleyball team garnered the sixth and final playoff seeding in the OCAA West Division with a record of 8-10, ending the season with a split in their final two home …

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