Former NHL player Sheldon Kennedy speaks about his efforts to fight child abuse during the Caribou Child and Youth Centre's Child Abuse Conference on Monday Nov. 14. The conference is taking place over two days at the Stonebridge Hotel. Kevin Hampson/Daily Herald-Tribune
Sheldon Kennedy Opens Conference

Former NHL Hockey player, Sheldon Kennedy was the keynote speaker at the 2016 Peace Country Child Abuse Conference.

Kennedy shared his own personal journey, and spoke of his efforts to raise awareness and understanding of child sexual abuse. 

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Dogs with Wings celebrates 2019 graduates

It's graduation season and this one's gone to the dogs.

The 2019 Dogs with Wings graduating class of 10 was celebrated Sunday with a commencement ceremony at the Chateau Louis Conference Centre.

The ceremony is an annual tradition for the organization, which has been training service dogs since 1996. 

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Caribou Centre expecting therapy dog

The Caribou Centre in Grande Prairie will be getting a therapy dog. The centre works with children and youth who are the victims of some sort of crime or abuse, and Very Special Paws focuses on training therapy dogs to work in the justice system.

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