February might bring on the blahs, but there’s nothing that melted chocolate and yummy dippables can’t fix. Cathexis celebrated Valentine’s Day this year with our annual PALentine’s chocolate fondue party. Don’t we look sweet?
Let’s talk about testing: Tackling stigma to combat rising STI rates
It’s Sexual and Reproductive Health Awareness Week (SRH Week, February 10-14), a time devoted to raising awareness about the continued need for sexual health care and education in Canada. There’s no need to look further than our own communities to see the urgency of the issue. Since the beginning of 2020 alone, public health officials… More
Who cares for caregivers?
3.3 million Ontarians (29 percent of the population in Ontario) are caregivers for family members, partners, friends and neighbours. These are average Ontarians who are frequently balancing their own paid employment with the unpaid responsibilities of taking care of the health, emotional and practical needs of someone else. Caregivers are a relief valve for the… More
6 questions with an evaluator: Heidi Schaeffer
Heidi is an evaluator and lead of the consulting shop Advancing Change Together (ACT). She’s also an enthusiastic exponent of an exciting duo of cutting-edge evaluation approaches: Outcome Harvesting and Outcome Mapping (Heidi chairs the global Outcome Mapping Learning Community). Last year, we were lucky enough to have Heidi come in to our office to… More
Climate Strike: Cathexis joined over 15,000 strikers to urge politicians to take urgent climate action
Cathexis participated in the global climate strike in Toronto on September 27, joining thousands of school strikers and the adults supporting them. While we enjoyed the many clever, funny, or even pointedly rude signs, we came away with a better understanding of the urgency of the climate crisis and of the inadequacy of half-measures at… More
We’re getting behind the global climate strike. Here’s why.
Did you know we have less than 18 months to take urgent climate action? 2020 is the deadline for global carbon dioxide emissions peaking if we’re to keep the planet below an average 1.5C increase in global temperatures. The climate crisis is an emergency: our hotter planet is hurting millions of people. Cathexis recognizes that the… More