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A New Day Hospice Yukon: Volunteering at Christmas

People can experience loss in many ways -- through the death of a loved one, a long-cherished pet, or even the end of a relationship. Hospice Yukon's Lights of Life is an annual event held every December to give people the opportunity to place a tag on a Christmas tree in honour and remembrance of someone who has died. This ...
  • 2007
  • 00:03:15
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/10/2013

A New Day Hospice Yukon: Lights of Life

Yukon's Lights of Life is an annual event held every December to give people the opportunity to place a tag on a Christmas tree in honour and remembrance of someone who has died. Barb Evans-Ercht, the executive director of Hospice Yukon, talks about the importance of this kind of ritual at Christmas.
  • 2007
  • 00:04:20
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/09/2013

North by Northwest A Callanish Christmas: When Grief Comes for the Holidays

Tragedy and loss, unfortunately, do not take holidays. Christmas can be a difficult and emotional time of year for those dealing with the death of a loved one or many other kinds of loss. What can we do when grief is taking up space at Christmas time? This CBC Radio documentary by Vancouver journalist Pamela Post introduces us to Callanish, ...
  • 2012
  • 00:16:34
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/09/2013