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Recent Posts

Michael Landsberg talks mental health at free community event

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Media release from the Office of the Mayor and Burlington Foundation

Burlington, Ont., Aug. 24, 2016 –Mayor Rick Goldring’s Inspire Burlington Series and Burlington Foundation is partnering to present #SickNotWeak: Michael Landsberg Talks Mental Health on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre, 440 Locust St.

Michael Landsberg is a Canadian media personality known for his work on TSN’s Off the Record and Naylor & Landsberg. His experience with depression led to the creation of #SickNotWeak, a not-for-profit organization that provides mental health education and support.

“We know from reports like Burlington Foundation’s Vital Signs and feedback from residents that mental health is an important issue in our community,” said Mayor Goldring. “Michael is someone living with depression who has an inspiring story to share. I invite residents of all ages to come to this evening of discussion, awareness and support.” Continue reading

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