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Trudeau speaks on struggle with bipolar disorder

Former prime minister’s wife Margaret Trudeau shed some light on the difficulty of living with mental illness at the seventh annual Ladies Night Out, at the Listowel Agricultural Hall on May 7.

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Margaret Trudeau discusses the importance of having someone serve as an advocate and be there for you.

Do you have a person you'd like to thank for being your advocate?


New Lt.-Gov. plans to meet as many Albertans as he can

Alberta's new lieutenant governor, retired Col. Donald Ethell, plans to reach out to people with mental illness, families of fallen soldiers, and Aboriginal communities.

"He has suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder and said it's healthy the stigma is being lifted from other soldiers and emergency personnel who live with it."

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