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Mary Wiens: July 2012 Archives

"Encounter Camp"

Encounter programs, as they are sometimes called, are common in Israel. The goal is to help people entrenched in conflict build relationships. Metro Morning's Mary Wiens brings us the story of three teenagers, a summer camp External Site in Ontario, and a life-changing trip.
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Witnessing A Violent Death

The shooting in a Scarborough neighbourhood on Monday night is another reminder that witnessing a violent death leaves psychological wounds that can be even deeper than physical ones. John Schade witnessed a murder like that two years ago in his neighbourhood of Malvern. He is the mason whom we met yesterday in Mary Wien's story about growing up in the tough parts of this city.
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A Walk Through The Neighbourhood

The shooting in a Scarborough neighbourhood on Monday night is another reminder that, for some young people in this city, violence is part of their upbringing. The CBC's Mary Wiens gave us a glimpse through the eyes of one young man of what it means to grow up in the rough parts of town.
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