Resiliency: Shared Stories of Strength & Survival

Posted on Friday July 22, 2022

Region of Waterloo, ON – This Sunday, July 24, is International Self-Care Day, and McDougall Cottage is pleased to be officially opening its newly developed exhibition, Resiliency: Shared Stories of Strength & Survival. Developed in partnership with members of the Waterloo Region community, and Canadian Mental Health Association Waterloo Wellington (CMHA WW), the exhibition is a multimedia journey of shared personal stories of resiliency and offers resources and strategies to help our community bounce back from life’s challenges.                                                                                                             

When: Sunday, July 24, 11PM – 3PM, remarks: 1:30PM

What: Official opening of the new exhibition Resiliency


  • Members of community who shared their stories for inclusion in the exhibition
  • Members of Regional Council
  • Exhibition partners, including CMHA WW


  • McDougall Cottage Historic Site
  • 89 Grand Ave S, Cambridge

Media photo / video opportunities:

  • Tour / photos of McDougall Cottage’s newly opened exhibition on strength and survival
  • Interview opportunities with community-based participants and subjects of the exhibition
  • Interview opportunities with members of Regional Council, senior leadership
  • Interview opportunity with Helen Fishburn, Chief Executive Officer at Canadian Mental Health Association, Waterloo Wellington


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For more information contact:
Angela Olano, Manager, Communications & Community Engagement

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