Kim Hughes

Basma Hameed has a mission: to help those with disfiguring scars and markings look and feel better through an innovative corrective technique called para-medical scar camouflaging, a form of cosmetic...
Sheliza Kassam has an entrepreneurial and philanthropic spirit. The effusive 16-year-old has established her own non-profit to throw birthday parties for kids living in shelters who would otherwise...
The devastation caused by cancer is deep and everlasting. So it was fitting that one woman who lost her brother to the disease elected to get a tattoo to keep his memory alive. What was surprising to...
It’s hard to imagine a more worthwhile endeavour for a musician than bringing the joy and power of music to kids, particularly kids struggling to fulfill everyday needs most of us are lucky...
With the possible exception of pugs, perhaps no breed of dog inspires such ecstatic devotion in their owners as greyhounds, those sleek, narrow, elegant sighthounds able to trace their lineage back...
Never underestimate the kindness of strangers, especially in the Internet age. That’s the mantra of California’s Hammersley family, who learned first-hand that a modest request for...
It’s a grimly predictable summertime news story: the hapless pet that perishes in a sweltering car while its owner runs an ostensibly quick but ultimately too-long errand. Just yesterday, a...
It’s not every day one encounters a phrase as kooky and provocative as the “Moose Sex Project.” So it’s not surprising that Paula Noel, program manager for the New Brunswick...
Most would agree that having an emergency preparedness plan for dealing with fire, flood and other disasters and accidents is a sound idea albeit one rarely practiced outside of institutions. Deborah...
The recent flooding in southern Alberta shows ominous signs of being the disaster that keeps on giving, with four fatalities so far confirmed and years of cleanup and restoration pending. And with...

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