About the Author
has become one of the most remarkable and prominent young women in Canada, receiving honorary doctorates from Laval and Concordia Universities. As a volunteer, Heidi Rathjen continues to head up the Coalition for Gun Control. She is now the strategist for an anti-tobacco coalition.Charles Montpetit
is a Montreal writer and winner of the 1989 Governor General’s Award for his children’s book Temps Mort.