Let’s keep the talk going for Clara Hughes


This was originally posted by my good friend who had the opportunity to interview Clare Hughes when she was in Kingston.

With Humour and Hope

Olympian, Humanitarian and Motivator Clara Hughes is as beautiful and captivating in person as she is on television. Her smile is just so infectious that you cannot help but be charmed. More importantly, her passion shines through. She was a passionate athlete and now she is a passionate advocate for a better mental healthcare system.

On Monday, March 24, I joined more than 500 local residents to welcome Clara to Kingston as she rides 12,000 kilometres around Canada talking about breaking the stigma surrounding mental health. Kingston was Day 10 on the ride, which will end after 110 days on the road, on Canada Day in Ottawa. Before then, Clara and her team will have “rolled in to” 95 communities, large and small, and Clara will have spoken to thousands of Canadians at more than 200 community events. The event in Kingston also featured presentations and discussions by local mental…

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