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Jessica Trudel

Jessica Trudel

Jessica Trudel is a freelance writer and editor, and founder of the Silverleaf Writers Guild. She specializes in human interest stories, and has contributed to various print and digital publications across Canada and the U.S.

Recent Work by Jessica

Timmins child with rare dwarfism set to have surgery in the states this spring

Timmins child with rare dwarfism set to have surgery in the states this spring

'The doctors had no clue,' says Tina Lachapelle, speaking about her pregnancy with her son Robin, now 6. 'They kept telling me that the baby wasn’t growing and he wouldn’t be compatible with life.'
<updated>On being trans:</updated> A northerner explains what it means to live with gender dysphoria

On being trans: A northerner explains what it means to live with gender dysphoria

'Living hidden from your own true self ... was actually destroying me'
Child care shortage in Timmins most critical for infants

Child care shortage in Timmins most critical for infants

'Some moms call when they’ve only just had their baby, looking ahead to going back to work after 12 months. We don’t even take infants,' says daycare director
Timmins couple caught in chaos of ferry explosion in Playa del Carmen

Timmins couple caught in chaos of ferry explosion in Playa del Carmen

'It sounded like and looked like a cannon hit the side of the boat'
Boss goes on Cancun vacation with her employees

Boss goes on Cancun vacation with her employees

While many businesses are searching for ways to save money during the post-holiday slump, one local employer is using this downtime to boost employee morale.
Spurred by personal tragedy, Timmins man dedicates his life to the service of others

Spurred by personal tragedy, Timmins man dedicates his life to the service of others

Volunteer Rick Morgan give countless hours to the Kiwanis Club of Timmins, the Timmins Food Bank, and others