Katherine Ward (Director):

Katherine Ward is a reporter and anchor with CTV News. Currently she is based out of the Barrie station where her work takes her across southern Ontario. You will often find her at the court house covering local cases and crime related stories. She obtained an Honours Bachelor of Arts at the University of Toronto, followed by a post graduate certification at Humber College in Broadcast Journalism. Katherine also worked as a program director at Bethelwoods Camp and Conference Centre, a non-profit camp and year round retreat centre. She is also a member of the Junior League of Toronto, a women’s volunteer organization that does charity work and training for women across the city. 

Laura is a street and law involved woman struggling with a history of substance abuse and frequent relapses. Laura participates in our Healing from Abuse program and is connecting much of her substance abuse issues with trauma she experienced as a child. By understanding how her history of trauma impacts her life today and how it can trigger her substance abuse, Laura is healing from her experiences and achieving sobriety.  Laura is staying sober, exploring employment opportunities and developing healthy and enriching relationships.