Daphne Bramham, SudburyStar

Daphne Bramham

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Past:
  • SudburyStar
  • The Montreal Gazette
  • The Vancouver Sun
  • The Province
  • TheStarPhoenix.com
  • The Windsor Star
  • 24 hours Vancouver
  • National Post

Past articles by Daphne:

Daphne Bramham: Can we please get to the new normal soon?

It’s enough to make me long for the pandemic’s early days. The rules were simple: Stay home with only socially distanced, outdoor exercise and essential trips to the grocery and pharmacy allowed. → Read More

Daphne Bramham: Seniors suffer as long as COVID-19 ban on family visits remains

The restrictions on family visits only adds to the anguish, isolation and loneliness of seniors and may even be hastening their demise. → Read More

Daphne Bramham: China's plans mean an end to Hong Kong as we know it

OPINION: Canada must support all of its citizens and their rights to freedom of speech and expression both here and in Hong Kong. → Read More

Daphne Bramham: Support charities, they need your help as much as you need theirs

Canada's charities account for 8.1 per cent of GDP, more than the retail sector. → Read More

Bramham: Lock the doors and bar the gate! If only it were that simple

“With the epicentre of the American epidemic at our doorstep it’s time to close our border to Americans” → Read More

Daphne Bramham: Lock the doors and bar the gate! If only it were that simple

OPINION: With the epicentre of the American epidemic at our doorstep it's time to close our border to Americans → Read More

Against the odds, a Canadian woman is granted asylum in the U.S. under the UN Convention Against Torture

Her abuser pursued her for years, frequently attacking her. Canadian police did little. In the end, she fled the country → Read More

Daphne Bramham: Protests in Hong Kong bring a war of words in the Canadian diaspora

OPINION: The 'resignation' of a popular radio host is just another example of the proxy war raging in among the Chinese diaspora, that’s dividing communities over the meaning of One country: Two systems and the long-term future of Hong Kong. → Read More

Daphne Bramham: Failure to enforce recovery house standards cost two men their lives

OPINION: Two young men overdosed within weeks of each other last December in government-registered addictions recovery houses run by a non-profit society that had been previously been cited for non-compliance at all of its houses → Read More

Russia commandeers ships leased to B.C.-based Arctic tour company

One Ocean Expeditions plans to sue for breach of contract → Read More

Daphne Bramham: Concerns raised about Chinese interference in Canada's fall election

Chinese-Canadians and others fear increase in Chinese government's influence and the spread of fake news. → Read More

Daphne Bramham: B.C. opioid deaths up despite spending hundreds of millions of dollars

There is an urgent need for a comprehensive, national drug strategy to address the opioid overdose crisis. → Read More

Polygamist's retrial date set for trafficking his 15-year-old daughter

James Oler's new trial begins in April with an amicus or friend of the court appointed once again to assist since the former FLDS bishop refuses legal counsel. → Read More

Bramham: A year into #MeToo, it's time to dismantle the barriers to reporting sexual assault

#MeToo raised awareness of the problems now is the time to stop sexual violence and dismantle the barriers to women reporting the crime. → Read More

Daphne Bramham: Portugal's goal is setting drug users on a path to recovery

‘Drug addiction is a complex problem that we’re likely not going to solve. …The best we are likely to do is manage it.’ → Read More

Daphne Bramham: Rewriting the book on killer whales

What this all points to is how little we know at all about whales, orcas, their food sources and the oceans and rivers that feed them. → Read More

Daphne Bramham: A peek into lives of two convicted polygamists

If it weren’t enough having 149 children ranging in age from one to 41, Winston Blackmore, Canada’s most prolific polygamist, has considered adopting a child to “make the number 1… → Read More

The future: What are the next steps to improving a fractured drug-treatment system?

Sumit Ahuja is trying to raise money for people who can’t afford drug treatment through a new society that he launched after hitting rock bottom last year with his own struggles with addiction. → Read More

Raising Recovery: Mothers bring young children with them to drug treatment

Report calls for more drug treatment and recovery for "under-served" groups: mothers and their children, people from other cultures, the LGBT2Q+ community, and prisoners. → Read More

Lax rules make addictions 'treatment' a fertile ground for scammers

Even before William Griffith Wilson co-founded Alcoholics Anonymous in 1938, his physician explained that addiction isn’t a moral failing, it is a medical condition. → Read More