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Reflections from the VPFA

Always a time to be grateful

Always a time to be grateful

The sun has taken a step back and the leaves are lulling themselves to sleep — fall is here. As you all know I believe in reflection and as each season flows into each other, I like to look back on the season past, remember all that was good, all the opportunities that were presented […]

Savour Summer

Savour Summer

As I sat writing my blog, I realized that there is so much about this month that warrants mentioning. June is the month in which we usher in summer, it has both the longest and the shortest days of the year— depending on where you’re standing! If you’re in the northern hemisphere, like we are, […]

Welcome to spring; welcome to renewal

Welcome to spring; welcome to renewal

Spring begins in March, but it really comes into its own in April.  The sun starts to make its presence felt in April, giving way to young buds and the greening of the trees. It is also a time when our colleagues in Facilities Services Department (FS) put plans in motion for construction, renovation, planting […]

Small actions, big impact

Small actions, big impact

Hi everyone, I would like to begin my first post for 2021 with a great big Thank you!! As we continue to face challenging circumstances I am heartened by your resilience and dedication. You’ve adapted to the changes that we’ve had to accommodate over the long months, and you’ve championed through to ensure we provide […]

A year of gratitude

A year of gratitude

It’s hard to believe the Holiday season is upon us, a season like no other and a year like no other. I am not sure there are enough adjectives to describe 2020. And while many may not find any flattering words to describe this year, I cannot help but feel hopeful. I feel there are so […]

A Time For Reflection

A Time For Reflection

Welcome to my first blog entry. I have been thinking of writing a blog for a while now. I’ve been told that people actually want to know about the things that are important to me and about the things I think about. This was a little surprising to me, since I never thought there was […]