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Shauna-Kay Cassell

I was born in Jamaica and have been residing in Canada for over 20 years. I graduated with Honours Bachelor of Arts degree at University of Toronto, a Graduate Certificate in Public Administration at Seneca College, and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) at the University of the West Indies, Mona. I've worked for the former Ministry of Children ad Youth Services (now the Ministry of Children, Community, and Social Services). Now I'm a Court and Client Representative for the Ministry of the Attorney General. In my spare time, I write press releases, blogs, and news articles for different organizations, including my own website. I write about experiences about travelling, social justice issues, relationship and spirituality. Visit me at shaunacassell.ca

The Toronto Zoo

We love to bring our children to the zoo and the truth is, the zoo is a great educational resource. You get the opportunity to see and learn about animals from all over the world. Most of these animals we would never see in their natural habitat. One, because most […]

The CN Tower experience

Our Second stop was the Canadian National (CN) Tower. Interestly I had no idea that “CN” actually stood for something. As Canadians, the name CN tower roll off our tongues like CN is an actual word that’s found in the dictionary. As is quite common, we drove around for a […]

The Casa Loma Experience

What does the word tourist really mean anyway? Often it’s used for an outside person visiting a country that’s not there home, but on this weekend I felt like a tourist in my own country. I have lived in Toronto for almost two decades and still there are attractions I […]

It’s Canada’s Birthday

July 1, 2013 is Canada’s Independence day. People celebrate in different ways- most use it to spend time with family and friends at BBQs in the backyard or at camp grounds. Others go crazy and attend the different activities within the city- different parades and so forth. Since it’s a […]

Graduations are in the air

For most, summer marks the beginning of the wedding season. This is the time to double check calendars for the number of weddings to attend, and thus budget wisely to ensure these costly affairs doesn’t leave you broke by the end of summer. Not for me. Instead, summer marks a […]